By kaitlyn and ginger
How this natural resource is formed and used
Wind is caused by the uneven heating of the earths surface by the sun, because the earths surface is made of different types of land and water, it also absorbs the Suns heat at different rates. Wind energy is mainly used by building wind turbine in grasslands across the world.
Most of the wind power plants in the world are located in Europe and in the United States where government programs have helped support wind power development.
Operating a wind power plant
operating a wind power plant is more complex than simply erecting wind turbines in a wind turbines in a windy area
Bird and bath deaths
Some types of wind turbine and wind projects cause bird and bath deaths
Fire and leaks
Small number of wind turbines have caught on fire and have lubricating fluids