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Historical Development and Current Status of Wind Power
KTH, School of Electrical Engineering (EES), Electric Power Systems.
2012 (English)In: Wind Power in Power Systems, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2012, 21-24 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The chapter provides an overview of the historical development (mechanical and electrical power generation) of wind power. It also present the current status of wind power world-wide (capacity installed) together with a discussion of the main drivers for the wind power development, e.g. feed-in tariffs, green certificates etc. Furthermore, the chapter briefly discuss the current trends in wind turbine technology, e.g. larger turbines, and projects development, e.g. offshore wind power.

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John Wiley & Sons, 2012. 21-24 p.
Keyword [en]
Current Status Wind Power, Environmental issues, Feed-in tariff, Green certificates, Historical Development, Installed Capacity Word-wide, Power Economics, Wind, Wind turbine design approach
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Energy Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-144820DOI: 10.1002/9781119941842.ch3ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84886198404ISBN: 978-047097416-2OAI: diva2:716997

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Available from: 2014-05-13 Created: 2014-04-29 Last updated: 2014-05-13Bibliographically approved

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