A World of Wind

Tanti, Tulsi
January 2012
Electric Perspectives;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p24
The article presents an overview of the wind energy industry, tracing its origins from the windmills used in flour production a century ago to the sophisticated power-generating wind farms today. It highlights the rise of wind energy technology driven by heightened concerns on the impact of fossil fuel emissions to the environment, and surging demand for clean, renewable energy. Discussed are developments and prospects in the wind industry, citing dynamic advances in developing economies.


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