WIND TURBINE<br />LOCATIONS!<br />
Ever started a business…<br />
Ever started a business…<br />…that sucked?<br />
Don’t blame yourself.<br />
No, wait.<br />
DO blame yourself.<br />
DO blame yourself.<br />Your location probably sucked.<br />
If you’re planning to set up a wind turbine,<br />
Choose a good<br />
LOCATION.<br />
Wind energy gained popularity in terms of renewable energy.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
It has greatly contributed to the economy and livelihood of the people.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
In fact, majority find it as an interesting feature for any landscape.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
However, finding the best site for wind turbines is a crucial task for many.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
WIND SPEED<br />
Since a wind turbine is highly dependent on<br />wind (duh), choose an<br />area that is open to air. <br />WIND SPEED<br />
Since a wind turbine is highly dependent on<br />wind (duh), choose an<br />area that is open to air. <br />Ideally, wind ...
ELEVATION<br />
An area that is located<br />on higher ground can produce the best results.<br />ELEVATION<br />
An area that is located<br />on higher ground can produce the best results.<br />This is because wind speeds are faster<br...
SECURITY<br />
Choose a private place where it is not exposed<br />to the public. <br />SECURITY<br />
Choose a private place where it is not exposed<br />to the public. <br />This is to ensure that no one get hurts in case<b...
WILDLIFE<br />
Choose a location that<br />is far away from wildlife.<br />WILDLIFE<br />
Choose a location that<br />is far away from wildlife.<br />The presence of a wind turbine can have an<br />impact on wild...
AVIATION<br />
Avoid a place where<br />aerial activities are commonly sited. <br />AVIATION<br />
Avoid a place where<br />aerial activities are commonly sited. <br />It can disrupt <br />or damage the<br />wind turbines...
THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />
THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />
THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />DESERTS/PLAINS<br />
THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />DESERTS/PLAINS<br />OFFSHORE<br />
MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />
MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />HIGHER ELEVATION = FASTER WIND SPEEDS<br />
MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />FASTER WIND SPEEDS = MORE ENERGY<br />
MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />(exactly why mountains/hills are good wind turbine locations)<br />FASTER WIND SPEEDS = MORE ENERGY<b...
DESERTS/PLAINS<br />
DESERTS/PLAINS<br />Deserts and plains are two of the best places for gathering renewable energy.<br />
DESERTS/PLAINS<br />Not only are wind speeds very fast,<br />sunlight is also very abundant.<br />
DESERTS/PLAINS<br />This makes both wind energy and solar energy viable energy sources that can serve as back-ups of each ...
DESERTS/PLAINS<br />There are also less obstructions that can hinder the wind, ensuring maximal wind speeds.<br />
OFFSHORE<br />
OFFSHORE<br />The sea is the best place for <br />setting up wind turbines.<br />
OFFSHORE<br />WHY?<br />
OFFSHORE<br />First of all, wind speeds along the sea are extremely fast thanks to little or no obstructions to the wind.<...
OFFSHORE<br />Second, it’s far away from land, making sure that no people or wildlife will be affected.<br />
OFFSHORE<br />The only disadvantage with setting up offshore wind farms is that they cost a lot more to develop than onsho...
Here are some examples of great places with wind turbines:<br />
Pennsylvania<br />The Casselman Wind Power Project is a wind farm that began commercial operation in 2007, located at Some...
Denmark<br />A highly efficient country, 20% of it is taking advantage on wind energy as their source of electricity. <br />
India<br />Presently, India generates 5% of its energy from wind power and this goes up every year. <br />It is foreseen t...
Philippines<br />These wind turbines are the first of its kind in the country, built  along the shores of Bangui, Ilocos N...
Germany<br />A total of 21,164 wind turbines with a capacity of 25,777 megawatts were installed in the country all in all ...
THANKS FOR READING!<br />
prepared by:<br />
WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURB...
RESOURCES<br />www.house-energy.com/Wind/Location.htm<br />www.bwea.com/you/quotes.html<br />www.bionomicfuel.com/top-10-c...
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  1. 1. WIND TURBINE<br />LOCATIONS!<br />
  2. 2. Ever started a business…<br />
  3. 3. Ever started a business…<br />…that sucked?<br />
  4. 4. Don’t blame yourself.<br />
  5. 5. No, wait.<br />
  6. 6. DO blame yourself.<br />
  7. 7. DO blame yourself.<br />Your location probably sucked.<br />
  8. 8. If you’re planning to set up a wind turbine,<br />
  9. 9. Choose a good<br />
  10. 10. LOCATION.<br />
  11. 11. Wind energy gained popularity in terms of renewable energy.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
  12. 12. It has greatly contributed to the economy and livelihood of the people.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
  13. 13. In fact, majority find it as an interesting feature for any landscape.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
  14. 14. However, finding the best site for wind turbines is a crucial task for many.<br />THROUGHOUT HISTORY<br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16. WIND SPEED<br />
  17. 17. Since a wind turbine is highly dependent on<br />wind (duh), choose an<br />area that is open to air. <br />WIND SPEED<br />
  18. 18. Since a wind turbine is highly dependent on<br />wind (duh), choose an<br />area that is open to air. <br />Ideally, wind speeds<br />should be at least 11<br />to 13 miles per hour.<br />WIND SPEED<br />
  19. 19. ELEVATION<br />
  20. 20. An area that is located<br />on higher ground can produce the best results.<br />ELEVATION<br />
  21. 21. An area that is located<br />on higher ground can produce the best results.<br />This is because wind speeds are faster<br />on higher elevation.<br />ELEVATION<br />
  22. 22. SECURITY<br />
  23. 23. Choose a private place where it is not exposed<br />to the public. <br />SECURITY<br />
  24. 24. Choose a private place where it is not exposed<br />to the public. <br />This is to ensure that no one get hurts in case<br />an accident happens.<br />SECURITY<br />
  25. 25. WILDLIFE<br />
  26. 26. Choose a location that<br />is far away from wildlife.<br />WILDLIFE<br />
  27. 27. Choose a location that<br />is far away from wildlife.<br />The presence of a wind turbine can have an<br />impact on wildlife and<br />can even kill birds.<br />WILDLIFE<br />
  28. 28. AVIATION<br />
  29. 29. Avoid a place where<br />aerial activities are commonly sited. <br />AVIATION<br />
  30. 30. Avoid a place where<br />aerial activities are commonly sited. <br />It can disrupt <br />or damage the<br />wind turbines.<br />AVIATION<br />
  31. 31. THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />
  32. 32. THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />
  33. 33. THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />DESERTS/PLAINS<br />
  34. 34. THE 3 MOST COMMON WIND TURBINE LOCATIONS IN THE WORLD ARE:<br />MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />DESERTS/PLAINS<br />OFFSHORE<br />
  35. 35. MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />
  36. 36. MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />HIGHER ELEVATION = FASTER WIND SPEEDS<br />
  37. 37. MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />FASTER WIND SPEEDS = MORE ENERGY<br />
  38. 38. MOUNTAINS/HILLS<br />(exactly why mountains/hills are good wind turbine locations)<br />FASTER WIND SPEEDS = MORE ENERGY<br />
  39. 39. DESERTS/PLAINS<br />
  40. 40. DESERTS/PLAINS<br />Deserts and plains are two of the best places for gathering renewable energy.<br />
  41. 41. DESERTS/PLAINS<br />Not only are wind speeds very fast,<br />sunlight is also very abundant.<br />
  42. 42. DESERTS/PLAINS<br />This makes both wind energy and solar energy viable energy sources that can serve as back-ups of each other.<br />
  43. 43. DESERTS/PLAINS<br />There are also less obstructions that can hinder the wind, ensuring maximal wind speeds.<br />
  44. 44. OFFSHORE<br />
  45. 45. OFFSHORE<br />The sea is the best place for <br />setting up wind turbines.<br />
  46. 46. OFFSHORE<br />WHY?<br />
  47. 47. OFFSHORE<br />First of all, wind speeds along the sea are extremely fast thanks to little or no obstructions to the wind.<br />
  48. 48. OFFSHORE<br />Second, it’s far away from land, making sure that no people or wildlife will be affected.<br />
  49. 49. OFFSHORE<br />The only disadvantage with setting up offshore wind farms is that they cost a lot more to develop than onshore wind farms.<br />
  50. 50. Here are some examples of great places with wind turbines:<br />
  51. 51. Pennsylvania<br />The Casselman Wind Power Project is a wind farm that began commercial operation in 2007, located at Somerset County, Pennsylvania with 23 GE 1.5 MW Wind Turbines.<br />
  52. 52. Denmark<br />A highly efficient country, 20% of it is taking advantage on wind energy as their source of electricity. <br />
  53. 53. India<br />Presently, India generates 5% of its energy from wind power and this goes up every year. <br />It is foreseen that India could go beyond other developing countries in terms of using the alternative energy sources. <br />
  54. 54. Philippines<br />These wind turbines are the first of its kind in the country, built along the shores of Bangui, Ilocos Norte .<br />Its geographical feature where sea and land perfectly meet create very fast and strong winds.<br />
  55. 55. Germany<br />A total of 21,164 wind turbines with a capacity of 25,777 megawatts were installed in the country all in all by the year end of 2009. <br />
  56. 56. THANKS FOR READING!<br />
  57. 57. prepared by:<br />
  58. 58. WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />WINDTURBINES©<br />
  59. 59. RESOURCES<br />www.house-energy.com/Wind/Location.htm<br />www.bwea.com/you/quotes.html<br />www.bionomicfuel.com/top-10-countries-where-wind-turbines-are-used-most-efficiently/<br />en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind_power<br />IMAGE SOURCES<br />kjherstin.deviantart.com<br />www.flickr.com/photos/chrisgold/3675811130/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/koke/2083603426/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/10secondburn/1969663928/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/mackro/2603059298/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/robotbrainz/5162615085/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/ralphunden/219015003/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/dtsomp/2650022458/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/neilspicys/2348877473/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/2215663856/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/tambako/2283592319/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/adrcataylo/3146364197/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/unclevanya/412204558/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/liao/158929864/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/91997797@N00/531101849/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/fortgirl/4734018625/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/cthe/11281779/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/sabley/1754139725/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/pseudoliterat/2518383468/<br />www.flickr.com/photos/mprinke/535180037/ <br />
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