A wind turbine sits in an open field, moving with the wind and generating electricity for customers who may live miles away.
The use of renewable energy resources has grown in recent years at OPPD. The recent groundbreaking of the Sholes Wind Energy Center in northeast Nebraska will bring the utility close to having 40 percent of its generation come from renewables.
But how does “wind energy” work? How does electricity generated in a field get sent to homes and businesses? The following infographic details how.