If you’ve taken a road trip through California or Texas, you’ve almost certainly seen wind turbines. Wind turbines are large, magnificent tools that help power our world – but are also mysterious as well. They sometimes look like something from another planet – like if the movie The Matrix was starting on our planet Earth. Good news, though, they aren’t – wind turbines are amazing tools to generate electricity and are magnificently designed as well.
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The Save On Energy team created the below infographic for your enjoyment, which makes the more complex science of wind power a little more accessible. Next time you’re on a road trip, quote the statistics about how turbines work, there being 48,000+ wind turbines, or that these amazing contraptions are sometimes 300+ feet tall. You’ll be the smartest person they talk to that day!