Wind power

How to Capture the Power Generated From Wind Turbines

March 5, 2008 / No Comments

The answer? Easy. Get yourself twenty 80-ton batteries that look like small buildings, were designed by the Japanese and have a life expectancy of 15 years. Enough right ? Xcel Energy is the company who's trying to store the energy from its 11-megawatt wind farm in southwestern Minnesota and store it on such batteries that will discharge 1 megawatt of power, ...