By: Patricia Artes, Erin Hall, Jared Swain, and Chris Cole.
MAP OF THE USA AND NORTH CAROLINA
Wind Energy in North Carolina is being used for homes, farms, and businesses, schools, and utilities interested in producing clean, independent electricity.
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TECHNOLOGY
Today, wind-powered generators operate in every size range from small turbines for battery charging at isolated residences to large, near-gigawatt-size offshore wind farms that provide electricity to national electric transmission system.