Wind Turbine

Wind turbines use two or three long blades to collect the energy in the wind and convert it to electricity. The blades spin when the wind blows over them. The energy of motion contained in the wind is then converted into electricity as the spinning turbine blades turn a generator. To create enough electricity for a town or city, several wind turbine towers need to be placed together in groups or rows to create a "wind farm." (Source: EPA / Photo: Flickr)

Vestas will reduce workforce by 10%

Do wind turbines endanger bats?

Watch: A green job with a view

U.S. wind industry drifts South

How would you spend $7 billion?

A lighter, more durable wind turbine blade

Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear

Are wind farms pushing the planet out of orbit?

It looks like we're going to need a bigger cart: Wind turbines come to Home Depot

Germany stakes its cleantech future on stiff sea breezes

Watch: BASE jumpers hurl themselves off wind turbines

Wind power favored by Wisconsin voters