Wind farms

Wind FarmA group of wind turbines is called a wind farm. Wind farms differ in size depending on the area or site that they are placed. All the turbines on a wind farm are connected to a power station, which in turn is connected to the structure of power lines we call the electricity grid. It is through the grid that the power of the wind is delivered to the power points in your home!

The best places to build a wind farm, are where the wind is strong and constant, but it is also very important to take the local landscape and nearby residents and settlements into consideration.

Good places for a wind farm include: