How #WindPower Works : When you talk about modern wind #turbines, you're looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis. Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare. The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieus turbine, which looks kind of like an egg beater.
The US currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve... Learn more about renewable energies like wind, solar, and more
Wind Energy Infographic. Relevant outcome: describes the ways people, places and environments interact Key Inquiry Questions: How can people use places and environments more sustainably? What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy?