"I encourage all those who will read this book, will promote both directly and indirectly the use and awareness of wind energy as a clean and viable source of electric power." —THOMAS ACKERMAN, Ph.D., Wind Power Author and Founder, Energynautics GmbH, Germany
"Those who will read this book, will be well prepared to work in the wind power sector and participate in the important task to develop a renewable energy system which can stop the global climate change." —TORE WIZELIUS, Wind Power Author, Teacher and Wind Project Developer, Sweden
"This book provides a valuable technical information on small wind turbines that will allow students to become amateur wind engineers and entrepreneurs in this growing industry." —Urban Green Energy, USA
This comprehensive textbook, now in its third edition, incorporates significant improvements based on the readers' suggestions and demands. It provides engineering students with the principles of different types of grid connected renewable energy sources and, in particular, the detailed underpinning knowledge required to understand the different types of grid connected wind turbines.