Author: European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)
Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd.
Keywords: wind, power, european, energy, associati, future, economics, energythe, facts, guide, technology
Number of Pages: 590
Published: 2009-04
List price: $97.50
ISBN-10: 1844077101
ISBN-13: 9781844077106

Wind power is often held up as the most accessible and cost effective route to reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and improving our energy independence, yet knowledge of what it offers is often clouded by myths and misunderstandings, which can hamper its adoption.This new book, the result of an ambitious project coordinated by the European Wind Energy Association, presents the facts about wind energy. It includes six sections discussing: technology; grid integration; economics of wind; industry and markets; environmental impacts; scenarios and targets.Contributions are drawn from nine leadi

Author: Panel on the Assessment of Wind Engineering Issues
Publisher: National Academies Pre
Keywords: wind, mitigation, hazard, needs, environment, engineering
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 1993-01-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0309044499
ISBN-13: 9780309044493

This book assesses wind engineering research studies in the past two decades to identify an interdisciplinary research agenda and delineate an action plan for evaluation of critical wind engineering efforts. It promotes the interdisciplinary approach to achieve collaborative research, assesses the feasibility of formalizing undergraduate wind engineering curricula, and assesses international wind engineering research activities and transfer approaches for U.S. applications.Book DescriptionThis book assesses wind engineering research studies in the past two decades to identify an interdisciplin

Author: H. Nacfaire
Publisher: Spon Press
Keywords: wind, systems, energy, autonomous, diesel
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 1990-12-31
List price: $170.00
ISBN-10: 185166338X
ISBN-13: 9781851663385

Proceedings of a contractors’ meeting on wind demonstration projects, organized by the Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Energy, held in Mykonos, Greece, 25-26 April 1988.

Authors:Alfred Publishing Staff,  Michael Votta,
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Keywords: wind, journal, donald, hunsberger, library, cbdna, published, band, repertoire, decades, research
Number of Pages: 260
Published: 2003-12-01
List price: $34.95
ISBN-10: 0757918336
ISBN-13: 9780757918339

For slightly over two decades, the College Band Directors National Association published the CBDNA Journal, a research outlet for all types of subjects of interest to the membership. Following cessation of activities in 2002, Michael Votta, Jr., the Journal’s most recent editor, assembled representative articles on composers and their works, historical research and composition analysis investigations, and produced this fine collection of writings. As a source of well-constructed research by some of the country’s leading musicians, it fills a much needed place in everyone’s li

Author: Paul Gipe
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Keywords: wind, energy, scale, systems, community, guide, basics, second, home
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2009-05-05
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 1603580301
ISBN-13: 9781603580304

The availability of clean, renewable power is without question going to be the defining challenge and goal of the 21st century, and wind will lead the way.Internationally acclaimed wind energy expert Paul Gipe is as soberly critical of past energy mistakes as he is convincingly optimistic about the future. The overwhelming challenge of transforming our world from one of fossil carbon to one of clean power seems daunting at best—and paralyzingly impractical at worst. Wind Energy Basics offers a solution.Wind power can realistically not only replace the lion’s share of oil-, coal-, and natur

Author: David-Pleter Molenaar
Publisher: Delft Univ Pr
Keywords: engineering, wind, gap, control, effective, community, closing, turbines, operation, variable, speed, cost, design
Number of Pages: 347
Published: 2003-02-01
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 9040723834
ISBN-13: 9789040723834

Wind has the potential to play a more important role in the future world electricity supply, provided that the cost per kilowatt hour is further reduced. The cost of wind-generated electricity can be effectively reduced by improvements in both wind turbine design and operation. In this thesis a design tool has been developed that offers the possibility to generate accurate and reliable dynamic models of the complete wind turbine. The models can be either used to evaluate the impact that design choices have on the economic viability, or to assess the dynamic behavior of the selected wind turbin

Authors:Wei Tong, Wei Tong,
Publisher: WIT Press / Computational Mechanics
Keywords: wind, design, turbine, generation, power
Number of Pages: 768
Published: 2010-05-28
List price: $596.00
ISBN-10: 1845642058
ISBN-13: 9781845642051

Along with the rising energy demand in the 21st century and the growing recognition of global warming and environmental pollution, energy supply has become an integral and cross cutting element of every country’s economy. In recent years, more and more countries have prioritized sustainable, renewable, and clean energy sources such as wind, solar, hydropower, biomass, etc., as the replacements for fossil fuels. Wind power is the fastest growing alternative energy segment, providing an attractive cost structure relative to other alternative energy. Wind energy has played a significant rol
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