Wind Power for the World

wind power for the worldWind Power for the World - The Rise of Modern Wind Energy

This book sheds light on how the modern 3-bladed wind turbine came into being, and who, how and what in the proceeding period caused the success. It looks back over three decades to find the roots of this exciting development, a long cavalcade of developers, inventors, and manufacturers including the Danish authors who themselves were part of the breakthrough. Written for non-specialists, the book covers minimal science, emphasizing the story of how wind power became a worldwide 30-billion-euro business employing nearly one million people.

Most wind energy history writing relates to the important industrialisation that  emerges in the early 1980s; but how the product, the modern 3-bladed wind turbine came into being, who, how and what in the preceding period caused the success are fragments of a broad and often subtle process. We endeavour to put more light on that period in the first part of the book entitled "The Rise of Modern Wind Energy". ...

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Preben Maegard is a WCRE lifetime fellow and a member of the WCRE Chairpersons Board

 

Editors: Preben Maegaard, Anna Krenz & Wolfgang Palz
Pan Stanford Publishing, October 2013
ISBN 978 - 981 - 4411-89-9

http://www.panstanford.com/books/9789814364935.html

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