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# 10.0: Prelude to Fixed-Axis Rotation Introduction

Figure $$\PageIndex{1}$$: Brazos wind farm in west Texas. As of 2012, wind farms in the US had a power output of 60 gigawatts, enough capacity to power 15 million homes for a year. (credit: modification of work by “ENERGY.GOV”/Flickr)