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Harnessing the Wind When There Is No Wind
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Imagine wind turbines that work even when the air is still.
Until we can beam electricity down from Earth satellites, we need to find other environmentally friendly electricity generating alternatives as soon as possible. The problem with wind generation is that it doesn’t work when the air is still. The two wind technologies that are described in this month’s column can generate electricity even when the air is still.
By Alan J. Pierce EdD