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Index Wind farm

A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce electricity. [1]

189 relations: Acciona Energy, AGL Energy, Air pollution, Air traffic control, Alta Wind Energy Center, Altamont Pass Wind Farm, Amaranth Wind Farm, Ames Laboratory, Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, Anse-à-Valleau Wind Farm, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Aviation, Ørsted (company), Østerild Wind Turbine Test Field, Baltic Sea, BARD Offshore 1, Bathurst, New Brunswick, Bear Mountain Wind Park, Belgium, Berlingske, Block Island Wind Farm, Bog, British Columbia, Buffalo Gap Wind Farm, Capacity factor, Cape Times, Capital Wind Farm, Capricorn Ridge Wind Farm, Caribou Wind Park, Celtic Sea, Centennial Wind Power Facility, Chatham-Kent, China, CNET, Coega Wind Farm, Collgar Wind Farm, Constanța, Crotched Mountain, Darling Wind Farm, Darling, Western Cape, Dawson Creek, Denmark, Dongfang Electric, Eastern Cape, Edwards Air Force Base, Electric power transmission, Equinor, Eskom, European super grid, European Union, ..., Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm, Federation of American Scientists, Financial crisis of 2007–2008, Flightglobal, Fowler Ridge Wind Farm, Frontenac Islands, Gansu Wind Farm, Gaspé, Quebec, GE Power, Gemini Wind Farm, Geographic coordinate system, Germany, Glasgow, Global Wind Energy Council, Goldwind, Gouda Wind Facility, Great Lakes, Greater Gabbard wind farm, Greenhouse gas, Hallett Wind Farm, Higueruela, Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center, Hydro Tasmania, India, Infigen Energy, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Intermittent energy source, Jackup rig, Jaisalmer Wind Park, Jardin d'Eole Wind Farm, Kent Hills Wind Farm, Kincardine, Ontario, Lake Bonney Wind Farm, List of onshore wind farms, London Array, Low-pressure area, Maize, Manitoba, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Meadow Lake Wind Farm, Melancthon, Ontario, Meteorology, Military, MIT Technology Review, MSN, Nameplate capacity, National People's Congress, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Weather Service, Natural gas, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New South Wales, Newcastle Airport, Nocebo, Noise & Health, North Sea, Ontario, Panther Creek Wind Farm, Port Alma Wind Farm, Port Burwell Wind Farm, Port Burwell, Ontario, Portland Wind Farm, Prince Township Wind Farm, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Qinetiq, Quebec, Radar, Rampion Wind Farm, REN21, Renewable Energy (journal), Renewable energy commercialization, Retail Employees Superannuation Trust, Reuters, Riverside-Albert, New Brunswick, Roaring 40s, Romania, Roscoe Wind Farm, Rural Municipality of Montcalm, Saint-Ulric, Quebec, Sarah Baartman District Municipality, Saskatchewan, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Scientific American, Sea breeze, Senvion, Sere Wind Farm, Shepherds Flat Wind Farm, Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, Siemens, Siemens Wind Power, Sinovel, South Australia, Soybean, St. Leon Wind Farm, St. Leon, Manitoba, Stealth technology, Sustainable energy, Sweetwater Wind Farm, Swift Current, Tafila Wind Farm, Tamil Nadu, Tasmania, Thames Estuary, Thanet Wind Farm, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Thorntonbank Wind Farm, Trillium Power Wind 1, Tsinghua University, UBS, Underwood Wind Farm, United Kingdom, United States, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, Vestas V90-3MW, Victoria (Australia), Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, Walney Wind Farm, Watt, Waubra Wind Farm, Wave farm, Weather radar, Western Australia, Western Cape, Western Europe, Whitelee Wind Farm, Wind atlas, Wind power, Wind power in California, Wind power in Canada, Wind power in Iowa, Wind power in Texas, Wind turbine, WindEurope, Wolfe Island Wind Farm, Woolnorth Wind Farm. Expand index (139 more) »

Acciona Energy

Acciona Energy, a subsidiary of Acciona based in Madrid, is a Spanish company developing renewable energy projects, including small hydro, biomass, solar energy and thermal energy, and the marketing of biofuels.

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AGL Energy

AGL Energy Ltd is an Australian listed public company involved in both the generation and retailing of electricity and gas for residential and commercial use.

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Air pollution

Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances including gases, particulates, and biological molecules are introduced into Earth's atmosphere.

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Air traffic control

Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.

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Alta Wind Energy Center

Alta Wind Energy Center (AWEC), also known as Mojave Wind Farm, is the third largest onshore wind energy project in the world.

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Altamont Pass Wind Farm

The Altamont Pass Wind Farm is located in the Altamont Pass of the Diablo Range in Northern California.

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Amaranth Wind Farm

The Amaranth Wind Farm, also known as the Melancthon EcoPower Centre, is a 199.5 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Amaranth and Melancthon Township, near Shelburne, Ontario.

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Ames Laboratory

Ames Laboratory is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory located in Ames, Iowa and affiliated with Iowa State University.

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Anholt Offshore Wind Farm

Anholt Offshore Wind Farm is a Danish offshore wind power wind farm in the Kattegat, between Djursland and Anholt island.

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Anse-à-Valleau Wind Farm

The Anse-à-Valleau Wind Farm has been in commercial operation since November 10, 2007.

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Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) is a research organisation within the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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Aviation

Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.

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Ørsted (company)

Ørsted A/S (formerly DONG Energy) is a power company based in Fredericia, Denmark.

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Østerild Wind Turbine Test Field

Østerild Wind Turbine Test Field is a facility managed by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) for testing of wind turbines with a pinnacle height up to near Thisted-Østerild, Denmark.

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Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.

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BARD Offshore 1

BARD Offshore 1 is a 400 megawatt (MW) North Sea offshore wind farm with 80 BARD 5.0 turbines.

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Bathurst, New Brunswick

Bathurst (2011 population; UA 12,275; CA population 13,424) is the county seat for Gloucester County, New Brunswick, and is at the estuary of the Nepisiguit River.

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Bear Mountain Wind Park

The Bear Mountain Wind Park is an electricity generating wind farm facility located near Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada.

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Belgium

Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.

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Berlingske

Berlingske, previously known as Berlingske Tidende (Berling's Times), is a Danish national daily newspaper based in Copenhagen.

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Block Island Wind Farm

Block Island Wind Farm is the first commercial offshore wind farm in the United States, located from Block Island, Rhode Island in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Bog

A bog is a wetland that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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Buffalo Gap Wind Farm

The Buffalo Gap Wind Farm is located in Nolan and Taylor Counties, about south west of Abilene, Texas.

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Capacity factor

The net capacity factor is the unitless ratio of an actual electrical energy output over a given period of time to the maximum possible electrical energy output over that period.

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Cape Times

The Cape Times is an English-language morning newspaper owned by Independent News & Media SA and published in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Capital Wind Farm

The Capital Wind Farm near Bungendore is the largest wind farm in New South Wales.

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Capricorn Ridge Wind Farm

The Capricorn Ridge Wind Farm is located in Sterling and Coke counties, Texas.

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Caribou Wind Park

Caribou Wind Park is a large wind farm project located approximately 70 km west of Bathurst, New Brunswick which was completed in November 2009.

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Celtic Sea

The Celtic Sea (An Mhuir Cheilteach; Y Môr Celtaidd; An Mor Keltek; Ar Mor Keltiek; La mer Celtique) is the area of the Atlantic Ocean off the south coast of Ireland bounded to the east by Saint George's Channel; other limits include the Bristol Channel, the English Channel, and the Bay of Biscay, as well as adjacent portions of Wales, Cornwall, Devon, and Brittany.

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Centennial Wind Power Facility

The Centennial Wind Power Facility is a SaskPower facility situated in the hills 25 kilometres southeast of Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

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Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent (2016 population 101,647).

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.

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Coega Wind Farm

The Coega Wind Farm is a wind farm in Coega, an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) covering of land, that is situated within the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality near Port Elizabeth, in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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Collgar Wind Farm

Collgar wind farm is a wind farm located approximately 25 kilometres south-east of Merredin, Western Australia.

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Constanța

Constanța (Κωνστάντζα or Κωνστάντια, Konstantia, Кюстенджа or Констанца, Köstence), historically known as Tomis (Τόμις), is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania.

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Crotched Mountain

Crotched Mountain is a small mountain in western Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, in the United States.

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Darling Wind Farm

Darling Wind Farm was one of the first three wind farms in South Africa.

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Darling, Western Cape

Darling is a small town in a farming area on the west coast region of the Western Cape, about 75 km from Cape Town.

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Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek is a city in northeastern British Columbia, Canada.

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Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Dongfang Electric

Dongfang Electric Corporation is a Chinese publicly traded corporation engaged in the manufacturing of power generators and the contracts of power station projects.

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Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa.

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Edwards Air Force Base

Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force installation located in Kern County in southern California, about northeast of Lancaster and east of Rosamond.

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Electric power transmission

Electric power transmission is the bulk movement of electrical energy from a generating site, such as a power plant, to an electrical substation.

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Equinor

Equinor ASA (formerly Statoil and StatoilHydro) is a Norwegian multinational energy company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

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Eskom

Eskom is a South African electricity public utility, established in 1923 as the Electricity Supply Commission (ESCOM) by the government of the Union of South Africa in terms of the Electricity Act (1922).

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European super grid

The European super grid is a possible future super grid that would ultimately interconnect the various European countries and the regions around Europe's borders – including North Africa, Kazakhstan, and Turkey – with a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power grid.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm

The Fântânele-Cogealac Wind Farm is the largest onshore wind farm in Romania and in Europe, with installed nameplate capacity of 600 MW from 240 General Electric 2.5xl wind turbines.

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Federation of American Scientists

The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is a 501(c)(3) organization with the stated intent of using science and scientific analysis to attempt to make the world more secure.

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Financial crisis of 2007–2008

The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the global financial crisis and the 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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Flightglobal

Flightglobal is an online news and information website which covers the aviation and aerospace industries.

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Fowler Ridge Wind Farm

The Fowler Ridge Wind Farm is a wind farm in Benton County, Indiana, near the city of Fowler, IN about northwest of Lafayette and northwest of Indianapolis.

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Frontenac Islands

Frontenac Islands is a township located in Frontenac County, Ontario, Canada, that encompasses a number of islands at the beginning of the Saint Lawrence River near the outlet of Lake Ontario, including: Arabella, Bayfield, Black Ant, Garden, Goose, Hickory, Horseshoe, Howe, Wolfe and Simcoe.

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Gansu Wind Farm

The Gansu Wind Farm Project or Jiuquan Wind Power Base is a group of large wind farms under construction in western Gansu province in China.

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Gaspé, Quebec

Gaspé is a city at the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of eastern Quebec in Canada.

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GE Power

GE Power (formerly known as GE Energy) is an American energy techniques company, owned by General Electric.

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Gemini Wind Farm

Gemini is a 600 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands.

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Geographic coordinate system

A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Glasgow

Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Global Wind Energy Council

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) was established in 2005 to provide a credible and representative forum for the entire wind energy sector at an international level.

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Goldwind

Goldwind (parent company Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd.) is a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer headquartered in Beijing, China.

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Gouda Wind Facility

Gouda Wind Farm is a wind-farm just outside the town of Gouda in the Western Cape province of South Africa that at 138MW is one of the largest wind-farms in Southern Africa.

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Great Lakes

The Great Lakes (les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River.

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Greater Gabbard wind farm

Greater Gabbard is a 504 MW wind farm on sandbanks off the coast of Suffolk in England at a cost of £1.5 billion.

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Greenhouse gas

A greenhouse gas is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range.

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Hallett Wind Farm

The Hallett Wind Farm is the collective name for four wind farms near the town of Hallett, South Australia.

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Higueruela

Higueruela is a municipality located at 43 km east of Albacete, Castile-La Mancha, Spain.

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Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center

Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center is a large wind farm with 735.5 megawatt (MW) capacity.

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Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania, known for most of its history as the Hydro-Electric Commission or The Hydro, is the trading name of the Hydro-Electric Corporation, a Tasmanian Government business enterprise which is the predominant electricity generator in the state of Tasmania, Australia.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Infigen Energy

Infigen Energy (Infigen), operating under this name since 29 April 2009, is a developer, owner and operator of renewable energy generation assets in Australia.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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Intermittent energy source

An intermittent energy source is any source of energy that is not continuously available for conversion into electricity and outside direct control because the used primary energy cannot be stored.

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Jackup rig

A jackup rig or a self-elevating unit is a type of mobile platform that consists of a buoyant hull fitted with a number of movable legs, capable of raising its hull over the surface of the sea.

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Jaisalmer Wind Park

The Jaisalmer Wind Park is India's 2nd largest operational onshore wind farm.

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Jardin d'Eole Wind Farm

The Jardin d'Eole Wind Farm is a 127.5 megawatt (MW) wind farm, located in Saint-Ulric, near Matane, Quebec.

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Kent Hills Wind Farm

Kent Hills Wind Farm is a large wind farm project in Elgin, New Brunswick.

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Kincardine, Ontario

Kincardine is a municipality located on the shores of Lake Huron in Bruce County in the province of Ontario, Canada.

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Lake Bonney Wind Farm

Lake Bonney Wind Farm, in South Australia, was built in three stages.

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List of onshore wind farms

This is a list of the largest onshore wind farms that are currently operational, rated by generating capacity.

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London Array

The London Array is a 175 turbine 630 MW Round 2 offshore wind farm located 20 km off the Kent coast in the outer Thames Estuary in the United Kingdom.

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Low-pressure area

A low-pressure area, low, or depression, is a region on the topographic map where the atmospheric pressure is lower than that of surrounding locations.

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Maize

Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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Manitoba

Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.

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Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow

Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow is a United States Marine Corps supply and maintenance installation located in the Mojave Desert east of Barstow, in San Bernardino County, Southern California.

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Meadow Lake Wind Farm

The 500.85 MW Meadow Lake Wind Farm is a wind farm near Brookston and Chalmers, Indiana, spreading over portions of White, Jasper, and Benton Counties in Indiana, owned and operated by EDP Renewables North America.

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Melancthon, Ontario

Melancthon is a rural Canadian township in the northwest corner of Dufferin County, Ontario, bordered on the east by Mulmur Township, Amaranth Township and East Luther Grand Valley to the south, Southgate Township to the west, and the Municipality of Grey Highlands to the north.

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Meteorology

Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather forecasting.

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Military

A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review is a magazine published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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MSN

MSN (stylized as msn) is a web portal and related collection of Internet services and apps for Windows and mobile devices, provided by Microsoft and launched on August 24, 1995, the same release date as Windows 95.

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Nameplate capacity

Nameplate capacity, also known as the rated capacity, nominal capacity, installed capacity, or maximum effect, is the intended full-load sustained output of a facility such as a power plant, Energy Information Administration.

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National People's Congress

The National People's Congress (usually abbreviated NPC) is the national legislature of the People's Republic of China. With 2,980 members in 2018, it is the largest parliamentary body in the world. Under China's Constitution, the NPC is structured as a unicameral legislature, with the power to legislate, the power to oversee the operations of the government, and the power to elect the major officers of state. However, the NPC has been described as a "rubber stamp," having "never rejected a government proposal" in its history. The NPC is elected for a term of five years. It holds annual sessions every spring, usually lasting from 10 to 14 days, in the Great Hall of the People on the west side of Tiananmen Square in Beijing. The NPC's sessions are usually timed to occur with the meetings of the National Committee of the People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), a consultative body whose members represent various social groups. As the NPC and the CPPCC are the main deliberative bodies of China, they are often referred to as the Lianghui (Two Assemblies). According to the NPC, its annual meetings provide an opportunity for the officers of state to review past policies and present future plans to the nation.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located in Golden, Colorado, specializes in renewable energy and energy efficiency research and development.

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National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.

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Natural gas

Natural gas is a naturally occurring hydrocarbon gas mixture consisting primarily of methane, but commonly including varying amounts of other higher alkanes, and sometimes a small percentage of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, hydrogen sulfide, or helium.

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Netherlands

The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.

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New Brunswick

New Brunswick (Nouveau-Brunswick; Canadian French pronunciation) is one of three Maritime provinces on the east coast of Canada.

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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Newcastle Airport

Newcastle International Airport is an international airport located near the main area of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, about 6.5 miles (10.5km) north-west of the city centre.

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Nocebo

A nocebo effect is said to occur when negative expectations of the patient regarding a treatment cause the treatment to have a more negative effect than it otherwise would have.

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Noise & Health

Noise & Health is a bimonthly peer-reviewed open access medical journal published by Medknow Publications on behalf of the Noise Research Network.

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North Sea

The North Sea (Mare Germanicum) is a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Panther Creek Wind Farm

The Panther Creek Wind Farm in Big Spring, Texas, United States consists of 305 wind turbines and has an installed capacity of 457.5 megawatts, making it one of the ten largest wind farms in the United States.

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Port Alma Wind Farm

Port Alma Wind Farm is a large wind farm project located on the north shore of Lake Erie in the Municipality of Chatham–Kent, Ontario, Canada.

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Port Burwell Wind Farm

Port Burwell Wind Farm (formerly known as the Erie Shores Wind Farm) is a large wind farm near Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada.

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Port Burwell, Ontario

Port Burwell is a community on the north shore of Lake Erie, in the municipality of Bayham in Elgin County, Ontario, Canada.

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Portland Wind Farm

The Portland wind farm is one of Australia's largest wind farms.

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Prince Township Wind Farm

Prince Wind Farm is a large wind farm in northern Ontario.

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) is the official scientific journal of the National Academy of Sciences, published since 1915.

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Qinetiq

Qinetiq (as in kinetic; styled as QinetiQ) is a British multinational defence technology company headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire.

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Quebec

Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.

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Radar

Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.

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Rampion Wind Farm

Rampion is an offshore wind farm development by E.ON, off the Sussex coast in the UK.

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REN21

REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, is the global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors.

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Renewable Energy (journal)

Renewable Energy is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research on renewable energy, sustainable energy and the energy transition.

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Renewable energy commercialization

Renewable energy commercialization involves the deployment of three generations of renewable energy technologies dating back more than 100 years.

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Retail Employees Superannuation Trust

Rest is an industry superannuation fund established in 1988.

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Reuters

Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Riverside-Albert, New Brunswick

Riverside-Albert (2016 pop.: 350) is a Canadian village in Albert County, New Brunswick.

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Roaring 40s

Roaring 40s is an electricity generator formed in 2005 as a joint venture between Hydro Tasmania, Australia and Hong Kong-based China Light & Power (CLP).

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Romania

Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.

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Roscoe Wind Farm

The Roscoe Wind Farm in Roscoe, Texas, owned and operated by E.ON Climate & Renewables is one of the world's largest capacity wind farms with 634 wind turbines and a total installed capacity of 781.5 MW.

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Rural Municipality of Montcalm

Montcalm (Municipalité rurale de Montcalm) is a rural municipality in the province of Manitoba in Western Canada.

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Saint-Ulric, Quebec

Saint-Ulric is a municipality in Quebec, Canada.

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Sarah Baartman District Municipality

Sarah Baartman District Municipality (formerly Cacadu District Municipality) is situated in the western portion of the Eastern Cape province, covering an area of 58 242 square kilometres.

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Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

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Scientific American

Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm) is an American popular science magazine.

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Sea breeze

A sea breeze or onshore breeze is any wind that blows from a large body of water toward or onto a landmass; it develops due to differences in air pressure created by the differing heat capacities of water and dry land.

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Senvion

Senvion S.A. (formerly REpower Systems SE) is a wind turbine manufacturer founded in 2001 in Germany, now majority owned by the private equity firm, Centerbridge Partners.

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Sere Wind Farm

Sere Wind Farm is a wind-farm in the Western Cape province of South Africa that is one of the largest wind-farms in Southern Africa with a production capacity of 100 MW.

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Shepherds Flat Wind Farm

The Shepherds Flat Wind Farm is an 845 megawatt (MW) wind farm in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm

Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm is a Round 2 wind farm in North Sea off the coast of Norfolk.

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Siemens

Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.

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Siemens Wind Power

Siemens Wind Power, (formerly Danregn Vindkraft A/S and Bonus Energy A/S) is a wind turbine manufacturer established in 1980 as Danregn Vindkraft.

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Sinovel

Sinovel Wind Group Company is a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer headquartered in Beijing.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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Soybean

The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.

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St. Leon Wind Farm

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St. Leon, Manitoba

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Stealth technology

Stealth technology also termed low observable technology (LO technology) is a sub-discipline of military tactics and passive electronic countermeasures, which cover a range of techniques used with personnel, aircraft, ships, submarines, missiles and satellites to make them less visible (ideally invisible) to radar, infrared, sonar and other detection methods.

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Sustainable energy

Sustainable energy is energy that is consumed at insignificant rates compared to its supply and with manageable collateral effects, especially environmental effects.

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Sweetwater Wind Farm

Sweetwater phase 1 consists of 25 GE 1.5 megawatt S turbines, Sweetwater phase 2 consists of 61 GE 1.5 megawatt SLE turbines, Sweetwater 3 consists of 90 GE 1.5 megawatt XLE turbines.

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Swift Current

Swift Current is the fifth largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.

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Tafila Wind Farm

Tafila Wind Farm is 117 MW wind farm located in Tafilah Governorate, Jordan.

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Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu (• tamiḻ nāḍu ? literally 'The Land of Tamils' or 'Tamil Country') is one of the 29 states of India.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Thames Estuary

The Thames Estuary is the estuary in which the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, in the south-east of Great Britain.

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Thanet Wind Farm

The Thanet Wind Farm (also sometimes called Thanet Offshore Wind Farm) is an offshore wind farm off the coast of Thanet district in Kent, England.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Thorntonbank Wind Farm

The Thorntonbank Wind Farm is an offshore wind farm, off the Belgian coast, in water ranging from deep.

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Trillium Power Wind 1

Trillium Power Wind 1 ("TPW1") was a proposed 450 to 500 megawatt (MW) far-offshore wind farm in the Canadian waters of northeastern Lake Ontario at least from the nearest mainland.

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Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University (abbreviated THU;; also romanized as Qinghua) is a major research university in Beijing, China and a member of the elite C9 League of Chinese universities.

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UBS

UBS Group AG is a Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company founded and based in Switzerland.

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Underwood Wind Farm

The Underwood Wind Farm (Enbridge Ontario Wind Farm) is a wind farm located in Bruce County, Ontario, near the shores of Lake Huron.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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Vestas V90-3MW

The Vestas V90-3MW is a three bladed upwind wind turbine generator that uses pitch control and a doubly fed induction generator (50 Hz version).

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm

Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm was the first offshore wind farm in the world, made in 1991.

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Walney Wind Farm

Walney Wind Farm is an offshore wind farm 14 km west of Walney Island off the coast of Cumbria, in the Irish Sea, England.

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Watt

The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.

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Waubra Wind Farm

The Waubra wind farm is located on both sides of the Sunraysia Highway 35 km north-west of Ballarat in Victoria, Australia.

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Wave farm

A wave farm – or wave power farm or wave energy park – is a collection of machines in the same location and used for the generation of wave power electricity.

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Weather radar

Weather radar, also called weather surveillance radar (WSR) and Doppler weather radar, is a type of radar used to locate precipitation, calculate its motion, and estimate its type (rain, snow, hail etc.). Modern weather radars are mostly pulse-Doppler radars, capable of detecting the motion of rain droplets in addition to the intensity of the precipitation.

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Western Australia

Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.

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Western Cape

The Western Cape (Wes-Kaap, Ntshona Koloni) is a province of South Africa, situated on the south-western coast of the country.

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Western Europe

Western Europe is the region comprising the western part of Europe.

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Whitelee Wind Farm

Whitelee Wind Farm is the largest on-shore wind farm in the United Kingdom (second in Europe to Fântânele-Cogealac, in Romania) with 215 Siemens and Alstom wind turbines and a total capacity of 539 megawatts (MW).

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Wind atlas

A wind atlas contains data on the wind speed and wind direction in a region.

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Wind power

Wind power is the use of air flow through wind turbines to mechanically power generators for electricity.

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Wind power in California

Wind power has a long history in the state of California, with the initiative and early development occurring during Governor Jerry Brown's first two terms in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Wind power in Canada

Wind power has a of history in Canada dating back many decades, particularly on prairie farms.

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Wind power in Iowa

Making up more than 35% of the state's generated electricity, Iowa is a leading U.S. state in wind power generation.

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Wind power in Texas

Wind power in Texas consists of many wind farms with a total installed nameplate capacity of 22,637 MW (Q3 2017) from over 40 different projects.

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Wind turbine

A wind turbine is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.

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WindEurope

WindEurope, formerly the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), is an association based in Brussels, promoting the use of wind power in Europe.

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Wolfe Island Wind Farm

Wolfe Island Wind Farm is a large wind farm project located on Wolfe Island, Ontario (near Kingston, Ontario).

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Woolnorth Wind Farm

Woolnorth Wind Farm is a wind power development, comprising two wind farms, at the Woolnorth property at Woolnorth (which includes the location known as Cape Grim), in the far north-west of Tasmania, Australia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_farm

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