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Rampion Wind Farm - An Aerial View

www.sussexbyair.com

In this video, Sussexbyair gives us an aerial view of the Rampion Wind Farm off the southeastern coast of England, the world's first major offshore windpower operation.  This is a major feat of engineering, allowing the windpower industry to overcome the land transportation constraints which limit the size of onshore turbines. These giant windmills each have a 3.5MW of capacity, capturing the massive energy generation potential of the English Channel and its famously strong winds. 

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Windmills On Island Seychelles DRONE

Magnus Bo Hansen

Somewhere in the Indian Ocean island nation of the Seychelles there stands a trio of wind mills.  They spin and spin, surrounded by the gloriously blue waters of the Indian Ocean.  Contributor Magnus Bo Hansen flew a DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone over this scene.  He created what may be the most beautiful aerial views of modern wind turbines ever created.  The Seychelles has established a target of generating 15% of its electricity through windpower by 2030.

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Cyprus: Larnaca Aerial Tour

Raf_Neo

Contributor and drone piloy Raf_Neo was able to put together this awesome aerial look at a wind farm on the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, his home country.  Given its high dependence on imported energy sources, Cyprus has been keen to develop its substantial windpower potential.  Taken with a DJI Mavic Pro drone, the video does a great job of showing a modern wind farm in operation, and also provides some nice views of the Cyprus countryside.

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Wyoming Wind

John Stinnett

The western USA state of Wyoming has always been known for its abundant natural resources.  It was the country's largest oil producing state in the 1920's, and its Powder River Basin provides about 40% of America's coal.  Recently, Wyoming has become a top wind power producer, and giant windmills now punctuate its landscape.  Here, John Stinnett uses a drone to create a beautiful look at a wind farm in western Wyoming, the spinning turbines capturing another state resource.  

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California Windmills

Endless Aerial

It's hard to appreciate the size of today's giant wind turbines.  These modern windmills stand over 100 m tall (300 ft.), allowing enormous blades to harvest energy from the moving air.  In this video, Endless Aerial uses a drone to provide a marvelous close up look at a modern wind turbine farm in the Mojave desert in Southern California.  The mountain pass here, near Palm Springs, is one of the country's best windpower resources. 

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West Texas & BNSF Railway

TampaRandy

The vast but loosely defined area known as West Texas has only one city (El Paso) and that is at its extreme western end.  Apart from that, the most recognizable landmarks of this region are the railroads that cross it and the giant wind turbines built to capture the strong winds which sweep it.  Tampa Randy created this amazing drone video, capturing a stretch of the BNSF railway line and a backdrop of gigantic windmills.  Texas has one of the world's largest fleets of wind turbines.

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Pawan Chakki Windfarm: Himachal Pradesh

Brand Icon Studio

With India's electricity supply heavily dependent on polluting coal-fired power plants, the country has been growing its windpower generating base.  While there are numerous constraints related to finding available land in suitable wind zones, gigantic turbines have been popping up throughout the nation; the country was #4 in installed capacity in 2016.  Brand Icon Studios used a drone to film one of these installations, the Pawan Chaki Wind Farm.  It's in the state of Himachal Pradesh in the country's northern region.  

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Windmill's in the Faroe Islands.

DroneDirector

The Faroe Islands, a Danish-controlled North Atlantic archipelago, has ideal conditions for generating wind electricity.  With many unobstructed passes amongst its hilly islands, low population density, and Denmark's very strong position in the windpower industry, it's not surprising that the giant windmills are now familiar sights on these islands in the North Atlantic Ocean.  DroneDirector created this fantastic aerial view of a Faroese wind farm on a briliant sunny day.  

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Cape Portland Wind Farm, Tasmania

FergTas

The Australian island state of Tasmania lies within the band of latitude known as the Roaring Forties, where a atmospheric and geographical factors conspire to produce some of the world's steadiest air currents.  The resulting wind patterns helped propel sailing ships to and from  Australia, and more recently have been harnessed to provide windpower.  In this video, contributor FergTas gives us a drone's eye view of the Musselroe Wind Farm in Cape Portland in northeast Tasmania.

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