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How do we use wind energy?
Question Date: 2005-03-15
Answer 1:

A wind turbine is like a backwards fan. A fan uses electricity to turn blades and make a wind. A wind turbine uses wind to turn the blades and make electricity. The turning blades rotate a coil of electrical wires within a magnetic field. That causes electricity to start flowing through the wires. This is called an electric generator.

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