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December 6, 2012
Offshore wind technology

Offshore wind technology is a hot and much talked about topic, but what is it all about and what sort of progress are we making with this alternative source of energy? The IET library has lots of useful publications to borrow which will take you through the complexities. For example:


P.Tavner’s Offshore wind turbines: reliability, availability and maintenance. Published by the IET( 2012)


E. Thomsen’s Offshore wind: a comprehensive guide to successful offshore wind farm installation (2011)


C. Gillis’s Offshore windpower. (2011)


P.A. Lynn’s Onshore and offshore wind energy: an introduction. (2012)


T. Burton’s Wind energy handbook


The library also holds this interesting report: European supergrid: seventh report of session 2010-12, volume 1: report, together with formal minutes, oral and written evidence, HC Paper 1040. 2011 but if you prefer you can read it online……


For electronic books please take a look at this one published by the IET and available on Knovel: Wind Power Integration - Connection and System Operational Aspects - The rapid growth of wind power and the implications of this on future power system planning, operation and control, has become an even greater challenge in today's liberated electricity market conditions. This essential book examines the main problems of wind power integration and guides the reader through a number of the most recent solutions based on current research and operational experience of wind power integration. 


Something for everyone at the IET library on this fast evolving subject!    To see the full range of free to members electronic resources use the IET’s virtual library


    Posted By: Cathy Firebrace @ 06 December 2012 04:21 PM     General  

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