How #WindPower Works : When you talk about modern wind #turbines, you're looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis. Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare. The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieus turbine, which looks kind of like an egg beater.
Have you ever wondered how solar electric systems work and power you home? Our infographic explores the process of converting energy from the sun into electricity for you home. For example, did you know that if your solar panels produce more electricity than your home uses, the meter spins backwards, sending the electricity back to the electric grid for future energy credits?