1. Introduction

  1. Paul A. Lynn

Published Online: 19 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch1

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

How to Cite

Lynn, P. A. (2011) Introduction, in Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch1

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470976081

Online ISBN: 9781119954613

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Keywords:

  • wind energy;
  • Planet Earth;
  • energy systems;
  • natural energy flows;
  • double-edged sword;
  • capital, income;
  • renaissance of wind energy (Vestas A/S);
  • latitudinal wind patterns;
  • wind energy calculations;
  • wind power capacity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wind energy and Planet Earth

  • Winds of the world

  • From windmills to wind turbines

  • Power, energy and performance

  • Coming up to date

  • References