The Front Cover

The image on the front cover shows the flyby of the SUMO Unmanned Aerial System before a Bonus 1MW turbine at Nøjsomheds Odde. Photo courtesy of Jesper Hjelme, IWAL. At page 6 you find the full article about this novel solution.

Publisher's Note

Features

Autonomous Aerial Sensors for Wind Power Meteorology
By Gregor Giebel and Uwe Schmidt Paulsen, DTU Wind Energy, Joachim Reuder, University of Bergen, and Anders La Cour-Harbo, Aalborg University

The Value of Early Detection

By Brogan Morton, Product Manager for Turbine Health Monitoring, NRG Systems, USA

New Thinking about Wind Energy in the Urban Environment
By Dr Rossella M. Ferraro, Dr Alexander B. Suma and Dr Faas Moonen, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands

It’s Very Cold – So What?
By Peter Mages, Klüber Lubrications, Germany

Review

China Wind Power 2012
By Joost Siteur, Asia Representative, Windtech International

Preview

The Wind Industry Kicks Off 2013 in Vienna