Wind Energy - An International Perspective
Article from: OGEL 5 (2004), in Renewable Energy
"Coal, gas and oil will not be the three kings of the energy world for ever. It is no longer folly to look up to the sun and wind, down into the sea's waves." (The Economist 7 October 1995). The wind energy industry has been transformed over the last 25 years from an industry making small, simple machines into a technology which can now compete with the well established forms of power generation. It is the world's fastest growing renewable energy source achieving growth rates of around 25% per annum and by 2010 the global wind power market could be worth a cumulative ...