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The Wind Power Story Part IV: The Founders

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BRANDON N. OWENS is a technology innovation specialist with domain expertise in energy markets, technologies, and policies. He is well-versed in corporate strategy & communications, digital...

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Learn about the history of wind power in under 2 minutes! Part IV in the series of wind energy videos created as a companion to my book from Wiley-IEEE press. If your curious about the start of modern wind turbine manufacturing in the 1980s, you'll find this one interesting.
 

 

Illustration credit to Maciej Krzysztof Kozak

Book https://bit.ly/2KVHkTi
Part I https://bit.ly/2N7mlhu
Part II https://bit.ly/2YSVzfg
Part III https://bit.ly/36Tb1fH

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Mark Silverstone on Feb 15, 2021

Good gracious. 30 kw was "state of the art" in 1980? As has been pointed out by others about EIA predictions, they are based on today´s trends. The predictions do not take into account game changing developments. 

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