TITLE

Wind Power!

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;4/16/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 21, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the opening of the world's largest offshore wind farm off the northwestern coast of England, including how wind turbines work.
ACCESSION #
74267660

 

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