11 Wind Turbine Facts You Should Know

Wind turbine installations are soaring to record numbers. The total rotor diameters installed in 2017 was 370 in the US, a 135% increase since 1998-1999. Given these figures, it only seems fair that we highlight some wind turbine facts you should know.Fact #1: Humans have been harness energy from the wind for generations. Traditionally, the […]

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How Does a Wind Turbine Work?

Someone once likened them to airplane propellers that run on the spot and we totally agree – turbines simply spin around but never go anywhere. However, they serve a great purpose in that they provide a renewable source of clean energy. The rotors do a great job of capturing some of the energy in wind and […]

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Top 15 Wind Energy Companies Around The World

Wind energy is one of the fastest growing renewable energy industries in the world. It is available in abundance and a great alternative to fossil fuels, which have high carbon dioxide emissions. A recent report published by Report Linker cited increased market size of wind energy use from $24 billion in 2006 to $100+ billion in […]

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Wind Turbine Technician Job Description

Many professionals pushed out of their jobs in recent years are looking into new technologies rather than waiting for a job to open up in their previous field. This is because jobs may be hard to come by in some industries, but are booming in others.  One industry that is expected to grow enormously in […]

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How to Become a Wind Turbine Technician?

If you want to become a wind turbine technician, there is good news and bad news. The good news is this field is growing by leaps and bounds, so you should have no problem finding a job (especially in certain states well-known for developing wind turbine facilities).  The bad news is you will need substantial […]

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Wind Turbine Technician Training

Could You be a Future Windsmith?If you haven’t driven through town or out of your town into the countryside and spotted wind turbines stretching up into the skylines, you can look forward to that view in the future. Wind turbines are starting to dot the landscape of the United States as energy companies try to […]

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Wind Turbine Technician Schools

The field of Wind Energy is a fairly new industry in the United States and Canada.  Because of this, there is a great shortage of qualified workers who are needed to maintain, repair and upgrade the many turbine towers being constructed all over North America.   While this is an excellent career opportunity for many people, […]

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Wind Turbine Technician Salary

Before embarking on any new career, it is important to know what your return on investment is. In other words, is it worth it to pay for the schooling I need to get into this profession?  The same rule applies in the Wind Industry, and this research should be done before enrolling in a Wind […]

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