wind generator

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wind generator generator that extracts usable energy from winds
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

When the wind is in impact with a cloud and by its force rends the cloud, it generates thunder and lightning.
"Essays and Miscellanies" by Plutarch
But so the generations of earth are growing up, bearing embittered fruit and sowing its seed to the four winds.
"The Master of Silence" by Irving Bacheller
The trade-winds are remarkably steady and uniform, and the swell generated by them is the same.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden
Electricity may be generated by water or wind power to great advantage, and conveyed to a distance for motive power.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 312, December 24, 1881" by Various
The diesel was partly dismantled, sand poured into its fuel feed, and the generator windings ripped out.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
Symbol, too, in its countless ripples under the fresh north wind, of the generations of Man drifting endlessly down the Stream of Time.
"The Mummy and Miss Nitocris" by George Griffith
It's a wind-rotor, and under it there's an electric generator.
"Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper
Human beings are generated in as haphazard and reckless a manner as weeds are sown by the wind.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
The wealth that generations of unjust monopolists had accumulated was scattered to the winds.
"Mexico and its Religion" by Robert A. Wilson
Clouds of spark-laden smoke were being swept into their faces by the wind, and an intense heat was generated.
"Jack Wright and His Electric Stage;" by "Noname"
A word used on our northern coasts for the thick heavy mist generated on the ocean, and rolled by the wind upon the land.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
On the same day Eccles tower, which had been a landmark for generations, fell through the force of wind and waves.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 2" by Charles Mackie
When the motor was operated from a two phase generator the windings were connected in two groups, as usual.
"The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla" by Thomas Commerford Martin
Was it a sign to this faithless generation, which is me, that you could smell the wind?
"Dodo's Daughter" by E. F. Benson
***

In news:

And Wednesday night in Pomeroy, Garfield County officials held an open house about the possibility of large scale wind power generation in the county.
Some of the winds generated by Hurricane Sandy are in the 40 mph to 60 mph range, roughly the same speed as the Santa Anas that whipped inland San Diego County last Thursday and Friday.
One of the hidden costs of solar and wind power — and a problem California is not yet prepared to meet — is that wind and solar energy must be backed up by other sources, typically gas-fired generators, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Offshore wind farms could generate cash for SC.
The US Coast Guard is urging people to stay away from Erie's lakeshore as winds are expected to generate large waves on the lake.
The Daley Administration defended its decision not to close Lake Shore Drive earlier during the major winter storm late Tuesday that dumped more than 20 inches of snow on Chicago and generated winds in excess of 50 m.p.h.
Bo Andersson built a wind-powered generator just because he wanted one to use as a foundation for more experiments.
WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Matthew Hudson, 29, is CEO of Invenia Technical Computing, which provides forecasts of wind- and solar-power generation capabilities to utilities.
Reg Adams is president of Windtronics, a Muskegon-based startup company developing small wind turbines that homeowners and businesses can install on a flat roof to generate electricity.
According to the Chinese Environmental Law blog, the actual percentage of wind, solar, and hydro power of the total electricity generation has fallen in both of the past two years.
How a hardy band of researchers braved freezing nights, bad food, and high winds in the Chilean desert to test the next generation of planetary rovers .
Two artists' proposed wind sensor would also generate energy.
The huge blades of giant wind generators can be seen turning at several wind farms looming over the North Dakota landscape, indicative of a nationwide trend toward cleaner and more efficient energy.
This technology allows the turbine to generate power in wind speeds as low as 2 miles per hour and as high 45 miles per hour without the typical noise associated with wind turbines .
The Bonneville Power Administration may ask wind companies to cut back on energy generation to allow the grid to absorb an excess of hydro power.
***

In science:

These instabilities result in collisions between wind streams of different velocity, resulting in small shocks that generate X-ray emission (Owocki & Cohen 1999; Lucy & White 1980).
Magnetic fields, winds and X-rays of massive stars: A spectropolarimetric survey of the Orion cluster
In Ref. hierarchy between the fermionic generations are explained in terms of multi-winding number solutions of the complex scalar fields.
Localization of massive fermions on the baby-skyrmion branes in 6 dimensions
Libanov,Troitsky have discussed relation between the topological charge and the fermionic generation . 4dimensional fermions appear as zero-modes trapped in the core of the global vortex with winding number three.
Localization of massive fermions on the baby-skyrmion branes in 6 dimensions
The differential ∂ : A(Γ) → A(Γ) is defined on generators by ∂xi = Xf : ˜nxi (f )=0 where the sum is over admissible discs which satisfy the additional condition that f (∂Σ) has winding number p with respect to the poles of S 2 .
Invariants for Legendrian knots in lens spaces
The latter cou ld be generated by shocks in the stellar wind.
Analysis of Galactic late-type O dwarfs: more constraints on the weak wind problem
When wind and PV are viewed strictly as an energy sources, no additional backup generation capacity needs to be added.
Message Passing for Integrating and Assessing Renewable Generation in a Redundant Power Grid
Stochastic security for operations planning with significant wind power generation.
Message Passing for Integrating and Assessing Renewable Generation in a Redundant Power Grid
In addition, the shock interact with background solar wind may generate a turbulence.
Influence of Coronal Holes on CMEs in Causing SEP Events
Cost Benchmark: We use the cost incurred by using only external electricity, heating and wind energy (without CHP generators) as a benchmark.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
The net demand is computed by subtracting the wind generation from the electricity demand.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
Security-constrained unit commitment with volatile wind power generation.
Online Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids with Intermittent Energy Sources and Co-Generation
We showed that local feedback based on line flows and frequency deviations is sufficient to maintain all operational constraints and limit frequency deviations to an acceptable level even when the system is experiencing significant ramps in wind generation.
Distributed Control of Generation in a Transmission Grid with a High Penetration of Renewables
These parameters are directly connected to the interior structure and the atmospheres, and give insights into the physics of dynamo generation, magnetic fields, surface spots, and winds.
Formation and Evolution of Very Low Mass Stars and Brown Dwarfs
Their results show that dynamo action in a turbulent disk can generate fields as well as disk winds without the need for larger scale external fields.
Outflows and Jets from Collapsing Magnetized Cloud Cores
The bound state of these two kinds of branes will generate an ‘effective string’ which has total winding number n1n5 .
The quantum structure of black holes
***