(Chip’s Note: With hurricane season only a month old and one hurricane making landfall, this guest post is a reminder that wind isn’t always damaging; it can be harnessed for good purpose as an alternative energy source. Wind energy is more relevant and necessary now, in light of the environmental catastrophe caused by BP’s Gulf Oil spill. The following is a guest post by Mary Jones).

It’s Not Necessary to be a Geek to Learn How Wind Power Works

Wind is caused by the uneven heating of the Earth by the sun and the fact temperatures are always trying to reach an equilibrium (heat is definitely moving to a cooler area). With the rising price of energy and the damage to the environment from non-renewable fuels, it has become cost efficient to harvest this renewable resource.

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