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Renewable energy

Wind turbine

Wind farms are a collection of modern windmills, called wind turbines. The picture
shows how one wind turbine generates electricity.

Follow the numbers on the diagram on the right to explore more.

1. Wind turbine

2. Base/stem

3. Blades

4. Gust of wind







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Wind turbine 1. Wind turbine 2. Base/stem 3. Blades 4. Gust of wind