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Wind Power for the World
International Reviews and Developments

ISBN 9789814411899
Published September 26, 2013 by Jenny Stanford Publishing
730 Pages 30 Color & 273 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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; and the creative persons in politics, agencies, institutes, and the industry. It also examines the world societies at large and how solutions to the challenges were found in different countries.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Preben Maegaard

Accelerated Global Expansion of the Renewable Energy Sector: the Example of Wind Energy, Preben Maegaard

Wind Power Development in the European Union, Wolfgang Palz

Wind Energy to the rescue of mankind from the menace of the Fossil Fuel burning hazards, Anil Kane

Black or Green Wind Power, Frede Hvelplund

Wind Energy Development in China, He Dexin

Non-grid-connected Wind Power and Offshore "Three Georges of Wind Power" in China, Gu Weidong

Wind Power in Japan: Past, Present, and Future Prospect, Izumi Ushiyama

Wind Power Development in India, Jami Hossain

Challenges and Opportunities for Energy Paradigm Shifting in Ontario, Canada, Jose Etcheverry

Wind Power in Cuba’s Energy Revolution, Conrado Moreno Figueredo

Wind Power in Argentina, Erico Spinadel

The Emergence of Wind Power in Brazil, Everaldo Feitosa

Wind Energy in Chile, Arturo Kunstmann

Wind Power in Austria, Wolfgang Hein

The History of Wind Power in France, Jean-Louis Bal

History, State-of-the Art and Future of Wind Energy in France, Marc Jedliczka

The German Law on Renewable Energies and the Development of Wind Power, Hans-Josef Fell

The Beginning of a New Era in Wind Power Generation, John Chadjivassiliadis

Polish Wind Power – Wind of Change?, Krzysztof Prasałek

The Development of the Wind Power Industry in Russia, Victor V. Elistratov

Wind Power Sector Development in the Russian Federation and Other Countries of the Commonwealth of the Independent States (CIS), Alina Prokopenko

Wind Energy in Spain, Josep Puig

The Sleeping Giant. Sweden’s Wind Energy Utilisation - a Short Overview, Arne Jaeger

Ukraine: "Licensed" Way To Develop Wind Industry, Andrei Konechenkov and Galyna Shmidt

Emerging Wind Energy Sector in Turkey, Tanay Sidki Uyar

Wind Over Egypt, Dr. Galal Osman

Morocco: The Emergence of a Wind Power Country, Khalid Benhamou

Towards Public Ownership and Popular Acceptance of Renewable Energy for the Common Good, Preben Maegaard

Something about local energy, Stefan Gsanger

The Foundation of WWEA, Preben Maegaard

The Role of Wind Energy in the SolarSuperState Concept, Stephen Volkwein

Epilogue, Volker Thomsen

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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.