Wind Power 101 is both a wind power historical timeline and a primer on how distributed wind can help you decrease your cost of electricity, protect yourself from increases in electricity prices and reduce your impact on the environment.
Human kind has been using wind power across the globe for centuries. In the 1920 to 1960s, wind power was used to power parts of rural America. In the last 3 decades electricity production from wind power has evolved with large wind farms feeding electricity into the electrical systems of countries around the world. Wind power has become a leading clean, alternative power source as the planet faces environmental crisis. Over the past several years, distributed wind has leveraged substantial technological advancement to put wind power to work for individual homeowners, farmers, schools, hospitals and industry.