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Wind energy is a source of energy that depends on the wind. The sun heats the Earth unevenly, creating zones of temperature and atmospheric pressure different across the globe. These differences arise from the pressure of air movement, called wind. This energy can produce electricity in wind turbines through the wind. At a time when some fossil fuels like coal and oil are approaching the end of their exhaustion and concerns such as respect for the environment (emission of greenhouse gas emissions, waste ), and the constant increase in energy requirements are ubiquitous. Hence, an alternative power generation is essential. Energy is available in large quantities from the wind. Therefore, it seems that wind energy is an interesting perspective into the realm of new energies. In this area, France lags behind with a heavy dependence on nuclear power (75% of its production of electricity). The wind energy asserted itself in world production as one of the most promising renewable energies when difficulties in integrating into the French energy mix appeared. Indeed, France has one of the largest wind resources in Europe and yet has only 20 MW of installed capacity. The objectives set by the European Directive of December 2000 of achieving 21% green electricity by 2010 (currently 15% in France), can be an engine for wind power in France. In this regard, it is estimated that wind energy, through the support of the state (mandatory redemption of wind power), should represent about 70% of the missing green power to France. So, naturally the environmental aspect together with the economy weighs heavily on the choices ahead. In addition, currently the environmental constraints diminish gradually through better management of congestion and noise. What are the advantages of wind power? Does it promote renewable energy diversification and energy independence of our country? It is a clean energy that produces no greenhouse gas emissions. It uses machines whose life cycle is conducive to respect for the environment: restoring material in a few months the energy used in their manufacture, recyclable materials, dismantling feasible at any time and in a few days, ensuring complete rehabilitation site. It is a decentralized energy closer to consumers.

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