From excavation to operation, it takes three weeks to install a wind turbine. Watch it happen in under six minutes in this wind turbine promo video from MidAmerican Energy, filled with facts layered on time lapse footage.

As of November 2015, there are more than 50,000 wind turbines generating energy in the United States, “enough renewable energy to power 19 million homes“. Read more about wind power at Wikipedia, and see how wind turns into energy in this infographic by The Fix:

How Wind Energy Works

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