Take a look at how wind turbines work

Take a look at how wind turbines work

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With wind power contributing more to the nation's renewable energy sources, it's cool to see what's behind those massive wind turbine blades.

Wind has been producing power since 1888, when the first electricity producing wind turbine was brought to the U.S. Today, they power everything from neighborhoods to schools to telecom towers.

Depending on your location, you can take advantage of wind power programs from companies like SaveOnEnergy.com, which contributed this infographic:

How Wind Turbines Work

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