Wind Power Talk

Resource site for links discussing issues around wind mill turbines - and particular focused on the Allegheny, West Virginia, projects and protest campaigns

Sunday, July 10, 2005

World perspective on wind power projects limitations

Preben Maegaard, President, World Wind Energy Association has this to say in the current issue of Wind-Tech magazine about developments worldwide:

Clearly combined renewable energy source strategies - wood fuel, wind, wave, hydroelectric - tailoring each based on their strengths - and avoiding deployments where they are unsuited - is the right approach.

Seems like the industry itself is beginning to acknowledge its own limits and talk about alternatives - and especially more community level solutions and dispersed, distributed power generation through use of smaller devices.


and discussion of hourly variablity of wind generation in Nordic countries:


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