Wind power plant

Wind Power Plant

Wind Power Plant works on a simple principle Wind turns the propeller. The propeller is connect with the turbine,the turbine spins generator. Thus, electricity is generated.

In simple: Wind power or wind energy is the use of wind to provide the mechanical power. Through wind turbines to turn electric generators. Wind farms consist of many individual wind turbines, which are connect to the electric power transmission network.

Wind Energy

it is the kinetic energy of air in motion, also called wind.it is the combination of three major events.

  1. The sun unevenly heating the atmosphere
  2. Irregularities of the earth’s surface
  3. The rotation of the earth. 

Wind flow patterns and speeds vary greatly across the United States and are modify by bodies of water, vegetation, and differences in terrain. Humans use this wind flow, or motion energy, for many purposes: sailing, flying a kite, and even generating electricity.

The terms “wind energy” and “wind power” both describe the process by which the wind is use to generate mechanical power or electricity. This mechanical power can be use for specific tasks (such as grinding grain or pumping water) or a generator can convert this mechanical power into electricity.

A wind turbine turns wind energy into electricity using the aerodynamic force from the rotor blades, which work like an airplane wing or helicopter rotor blade. When wind flows across the blade, the air pressure on one side of the blade decreases. The difference in air pressure across the two sides of the blade creates both lift and drag. The force of the lift is stronger than the drag and this causes the rotor to spin. The rotor connects to the generator, either directly (if it’s a direct drive turbine) or through a shaft and a series of gears (a gearbox) that speed up the rotation and allow for a physically smaller generator. This translation of aerodynamic force to rotation of a generator creates electricity. 

History

Wind power has been used as long as humans have put sails into the wind.The first windmill used for the production of electric power was built in Scotland in July 1887 by Prof James Blyth of Anderson’s College.

Wind Power Plant
Wind Power plant

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