day.jpg” alt=”Global Wind Day logo” width=”271″ height=”258″ />Global Wind Day is June 15, 2012! “It is a day for discovering wind, its power, and the possibilities it holds to change our world.” The event is organized by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). It started in Europe in 2007 and went international in 2009, and last year it was celebrated with 230 events in 40 countries! To find an event near you, check out this site.
Are you interested in wind energy? Click on the graphic of the big turning wind turbines to see what is going on inside of wind turbines and how they capture the energy of moving air and convert it to electricity. Check out the FAQs page for answers to basic wind energy questions like how do you measure the wind, how long does it take to build a wind farm, and do wind turbines affect human health? If you have a particular question, you can fill out the form and the experts at Global Wind Day will answer you!
Have you ever seen a wind turbine or wind farm? Are you interested in wind power as an alternative form of renewable energy?