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Wind Power for the World

International Reviews and Developments, 1st Edition

Edited by Preben Maegaard, Anna Krenz, Wolfgang Palz

Jenny Stanford Publishing

730 pages

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In part 2 of Wind Power for the World, the editors have collected reports and overviews of wind power status and history in various countries, several written by individuals who have made valuable contributions to the successful emergence of wind power. The chapters cover the uphill struggle; wind energy strategies and policies that paved the way;

Table of Contents

Introduction. Accelerated Global Expansion of the Renewable Energy Sector: the Example of Wind Energy. Wind Power Development in the European Union. Wind Energy to the rescue of mankind from the menace of the Fossil Fuel burning hazards. Black or Green Wind Power. Wind Energy Development in China. Non-grid-connected Wind Power and Offshore "Three Georges of Wind Power" in China. Wind Power in Japan: Past, Present, and Future Prospect. Wind Power Development in India. Challenges and Opportunities for Energy Paradigm Shifting in Ontario, Canada. Wind Power in Cuba's Energy Revolution. Wind Power in Argentina. The Emergence of Wind Power in Brazil. Wind Energy in Chile. Wind Power in Austria. The History of Wind Power in France. History, State-of-the Art and Future of Wind Energy in France. The German Law on Renewable Energies and the Development of Wind Power. The Beginning of a New Era in Wind Power Generation. Polish Wind Power - Wind of Change? The Development of the Wind Power Industry in Russia. Wind Power Sector Development in the Russian Federation and Other Countries of the Commonwealth of the Independent States (CIS). Wind Energy in Spain. The Sleeping Giant. Sweden's Wind Energy Utilisation - a Short Overview. Ukraine: "Licensed" Way to Develop Wind Industry. Emerging Wind Energy Sector in Turkey. Wind Over Egypt. Morocco: The Emergence of a Wind Power Country. Towards Public Ownership and Popular Acceptance of Renewable Energy for the Common Good. Something about local energy. The Foundation of WWEA. The Role of Wind Energy in the SolarSuperState Concept. Epilogue.

About the Editors

Preben Maegaard is a Danish renewable energy pioneer, author and expert.

Anna Krenz is an artist, architect, and editor.

Wolfgang Palz is chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Energy
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable