Developing Wind Power Projects

Developing Wind Power Projects

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Wind power is developing rapidly, in terms of both the number of new installations and in interest from stakeholders including policy-makers, NGOs, research scientists, industry and the general public. Unlike the majority of other texts on wind power, which are written primarily for engineers or policy analysts, this book specifically targets those interested in, or planning to develop, wind power projects. Having outlined wind power basics and explained the underlying resource and technology, the author explores the interactions between wind power and society, and the main aspects of project development, including siting, economics and legislation. This book will be an essential reference for professionals developing new sites, government officials and consultants reviewing related applications, and both specialists and non-specialists studying wind power project development.The character of the Eartha#39;s surface will influence the strength of the friction force; it is, for example, lower over an open field than over a hilly forest. ... This does not mean that the molecules of the air dona#39;t move, but that the sum of their movements in different directions adds up to zero. ... wind profile, is a graph that describes the relation between wind speed and height above ground level (agl). The formanbsp;...

Title:Developing Wind Power Projects
Author:Tore Wizelius
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-17


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