wind farm

noun

Definition of wind farm

: an area of land with a cluster of wind turbines for driving electrical generators

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In Ector and Winkler counties Duke Energy’s Notrees wind farm is hooked into a 36 megawatt battery system developed by Younicos. Rye Druzin, San Antonio Express-News, "Texas’ largest solar farm will soon get a big battery," 26 June 2018 In Ector and Winkler counties, Duke Energy's Notrees wind farm is hooked into a 36 megawatt battery system developed by Younicos. Rye Druzin, Houston Chronicle, "Largest solar farm in Texas getting battery system," 19 June 2018 Most large-scale solar and wind farms are located in rural regions while natural gas plants are close to population centers along the coast. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "100% Certifiable California," 9 Sep. 2018 His answer is to relaunch his drone business as Vertspec, a provider of low-cost inspections for infrastructure such as cellphone towers, wind farms and power transmission lines. Thomas Black, latimes.com, "Drone pilots' pay plummets 90% in 'race to the bottom'," 18 May 2018 His answer is to relaunch his drone business as Vertspec, a provider of low-cost inspections for infrastructure like mobile-phone towers, wind farms and power transmission lines. Fortune, "Running a Drone Business Was a Massive Cash Cow. Then the Drones Arrived," 14 May 2018 Stormy waters Offshore wind power generation is at an early stage of development in in the U.S., which has large areas of land suitable for onshore wind farms. NBC News, "World's biggest wind farm would have its own artificial island," 19 Jan. 2018 Deepwater Wind developed the Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode Island, the only operational offshore wind farm in the U.S. to date. Russell Gold, WSJ, "European Developer Buys U.S. Offshore Wind Pioneer," 8 Oct. 2018 Vineyard Wind wants to build its wind farm on a 160,000-acre area south of the island of Martha’s Vineyard and 14 miles from the nearest shore. Washington Post, "Trump likes coal, but that doesn’t mean he’s hostile to wind," 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of wind farm

1980, in the meaning defined above

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