- Published: 26 February 2015 26 February 2015
The Rise of Modern Wind Energy and International Reviews and Developments
A long time ago one of my teachers told me: 'don't look at the past, look at the future'. But experience has taught me that sometimes it's a good idea to look back before thinking about the future. Over the last 40 years wind energy has grown from being a minor niche industry to a major player in energy supply, so perhaps it is an appropriate moment to look at the industry's history, especially while some of the pioneers are still here to tell the story.
By Frits Ogg, Renewable Energy Consultant, the Netherlands