To Capture the Wind

  title={To Capture the Wind},
  author={Robert W Thresher and M. Robinson and Paul S. Veers},
  journal={IEEE Power and Energy Magazine},
From the birth of modern electricity-generating wind turbines in the late 1970s to now, wind energy technology has dramatically improved. Capital costs have plummeted, reliability has improved, and efficiency has increased. High-quality turbine manufacturers exist around the world, and wind plants of 300 MW and larger are being integrated into the electrical grid to exacting utility specifications. These modern wind plants are now routinely produced by multinational manufacturing companies at a… CONTINUE READING
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