News & Articles on Large Wind Power

Large wind turbines are those used to generate commercial quantities of electricity. This category includes single turbines used in distributed applications as well as arrays of multiple wind turbines used in a wind power plant.

One Million Megawatts of Wind Capacity for the USA: A Target Worthy of a Great Nation

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Paul Gipe

Portion of a presentation made January 10, 2008 to Al Gore’s Solutions Summit To significantly address the United State’s contribution …

Turbine foes try to forge national opposition movement

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Lydia Depillis

In 2005, the latest year for which figures are available, the alliance [Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound] took in almost $3.3 million in donations, including $1.1 million from oil magnate Bill Koch. The alliance employs four lobbying firms, spends about a third of its take on legal fees, pays its president $114,000, and just opened an office in Washington to lobby during the federal review process. . .

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Cleveland’s Urban Wind Turbine

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Paul Gipe

Cleveland’s Great Lakes Science Center installed a 225 kW Vestas V27 wind turbine in 2006 on the city’s harbor front …

Farmers’ Guide to Wind Energy: Legal Issues in Farming the Wind

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This book serves as a guide to the many legal issues faced by farmers and rural landowners who seek to develop wind energy projects. . .

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Le Grand Livre de l’Éolien par Paul Gipe

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Paul Gipe

Le Grand Livre de l’Éolien est le livre de référence pour tous les acteurs du secteur et pour tous ceux qui souhaitent y prendre part à l’avenir. Il donne au lecteur une vue exhaustive sur une des techniques les plus importantes pour la lutte contre le réchauffement climatique.

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IEC Wind Turbine Classes

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Paul Gipe

For a review of Wind Energy Handbook by Tony Burton and for ordering information see Wind Energy Handbook.