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The History of Wind Energy and its Strong Future

The use of windpower for energy dates back to the use of sails for waterborne vessels, but historically, windpower has also been used for pumping water and milling grain. It’s possible that the use of windpower may date back over five millennia of human history, with the sailboats the Egyptians used to navigate the Nile. True windmills were born four thousand years ago in ancient Babylon, and were in wide us in the 10th century in Iran and Afghanistan for the purpose of grinding grain. Continue reading