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Wind Energy Pocket Reference

Handbook / Manual

By: Peter Hjuler Jensen (Author), Niels I Meyer (Author), Niels Gylling Mortensen (Author), Flemming Oster (Author)

96 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables

Earthscan

Paperback | Apr 2008 | #173532 | ISBN-13: 9781844075393
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About this book

Prepared and peer-reviewed by some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use pocket reference offers a wealth of information relating to wind energy and wind energy technologies.

Topics covered range from wind resources to wind turbines, covering offshore and onshore power, both stand-alone and grid-connected. Wind Energy Pocket Reference also includes vital information on international economic support schemes and incentives and environmental issues and is peppered throughout with helpful illustrations, equations and explanations. Renewable energy professionals, students and wind energy entrepreneurs amongst others will find a host of answers in this essential book – a practical assimilation of data, fundamentals and guidelines for application.

This is an easy-to-use pocket reference that can be taken "to the field", containing practical assimilation of data, fundamentals and guidelines for application of wind energy technologies.

"Renewable energy professionals, students and wind energy entrepreneurs amongst others will find a host of answers in this useful book- a practical assimilation of data, fundamentals and guidelines for applications, including sensible check lists for what to take on wind resource mapping field trips."
- Renew


Contents

- Introduction
- Wind Resources
- Wind Turbines
- Wind Turbines and Energy System
- Offshore Wind Power
- Calculation of Annual Energy Production
- Economy of Wind Power
- Economic Support Schemes and Incentives
- Environmental Issues
- Organisational Schemes


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The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) has been serving the needs of the renewable energy community since its founding in 1954. A UN-accredited NGO present in more than 50 countries, the Society supports its members in the advancement of renewable energy technology, implementation and education all over the world.

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