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# How do electric generators convert kinetic energy into electrical energy?

Updated: 9/23/2023

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They revolve sets of coils of wire across a strong magnetic field, and this induces electrical currents in the coils.

NB The current will only flow if thetwo ends of the coils are connected, and this is achieved by whatever circuit is connected to the generator's output.

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