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Wind energy is the great success story of modern renewable energy. Since the industry's rebirth following the energy crisis of the 1970s, thousands of wind energy projects have been installed around the world. The technology today is competitive with traditional fossil-fuelled electricity generation. Wind Energy in the 21st Century explores the current economic, financial, technical, environmental, competitive, and policy considerations facing the wind energy industry. With discussions of the latest electricity industry trends including deregulation, green markets, and tradable renewable credits, this book is a must-read for energy policymakers, researchers, and energy industry professionals.
Wind Energy Resource Potential
• Wind Turbine Technology and Industry
• Economics of Wind Energy
• Finance, Competition, and Power Markets
• Environmental Considerations
• Wind Energy Policy
• Summary and Conclusions
Posted May 3, 2004
An important view of new directions in energy. The authors are really knowledgeable. This book is a 'must read' for people interested in alternatives to petroleum based energy.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.