ISBN: 9781931498142 Year Added to Catalog: 2004 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: full color, 25 b&w charts and illustrations, resources, bibliography, glossary, index Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 512 pages Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Old ISBN: 1931498148 Release Date: April 1, 2004 Web Product ID: 62
Wind energy today is a booming worldwide industry. The technology has truly come of age, with better, more reliable machinery and a greater understanding of how and where wind power makes sense—from the independent homestead to a grid-connected utility-wide perspective. Heightened concerns about our environment mean that this resurgence of interest in wind—a natural and widespread power source—is here to stay.
Wind Power is the completely revised and expanded edition of Paul Gipe's definitive 1993 book, Wind Power for Home and Business. In addition to expanded sections on gauging wind resources and siting wind turbines, this edition includes new examples and case studies of successful wind systems, international sources for new and used equipment, and hundreds of color photographs and illustrations.
About the Author
Paul Gipe has written extensively about renewable energy for both the popular and trade press. He has also lectured widely on wind energy and how to minimize its impact on the environment and the communities of which it is a part. For his efforts, the World Wind Energy Association presented Gipe with their World Wind Energy Award in 2008, the World Renewable Energy Congress honored him as a "pioneer" in 1998, and the American Wind Energy Association named him as the industry's "person of the year" in 1988.
His most recent book, Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Home- ...