The Front Cover
Saphon Energy, a cleantech start-up based in Tunisia, has designed and developed a breakthrough technology that might revolutionise the wind energy sector. The new wind converter, named the Saphonian, is radically different from conventional turbines and is largely inspired from sailing boats. On page 7 you can read the full article about this new design.
The SaphonianBy Anis Aouini and Hassine Labaied, Co-founders of Saphon Energy, Tunisia
Removing Obstacles to Wind Farm DevelopmentBy David Crisp, CEO, Aveillant, UK
NORSEWInDBy Andy Oldroyd, Technical Director and Co-founder, Oldbaum Services, UKFive Drivers to Cheaper EnergyBy Jussi Vanhanen, Director, Sales and Marketing, The Switch, Finland
The Role of US Subsidies in the Wind Energy MarketBy Tiff Thompson, Principal, NIMBY Consulting, USA