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.

Design as if People Matter: Aesthetic Guidelines for the Wind Industry

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Paul Gipe

Note: The graphics to this article were lost when my original web site crashed in the fall of 2022. For …

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The Land of the Living: The Danish Folk High Schools and Denmark’s Non-Violent Path to Modernization by Steven Borish

By

Paul Gipe

The book, Land of the Living, is based on Borish’s study of the Danish folkehøjskol system in the early 1980s. His book is an articulate examination of Danish culture. His theme is that Denmark could — should — be used as a model for the post modern development of the USA in what he calls, paraphrasing E.F. Schumacher, “development with a human face.”

Repowering California Wind Power Plants

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Paul Gipe and Paul White

Comments by the American Wind Energy Association on Repowering California’s Wind Industry for the California Energy Commission’s 1994 Biennial Report

Popular Science: Mehrkam’s Windmills–he’s overpowering NASA

By

Paul Gipe

Off-the-shelf parts and simple assembly produce 250 kW at low cost.