Pahl, Greg
June 2008
Mother Earth News;Jun/Jul2008, Issue 228, p44
The article focuses on wind power and the Danish wind industry as well as the wind turbine project. It states that there are three components to the Danish wind initiative include laws to allow wind power developers to connect to electrical grid, legal requirement that utilities purchase the wind-generated electricity and a guaranteed fair price. The most successful wind project is the Middelgrunden, located outside Copenhagen Harbor in Denmark. According to reports, the company's model offers a lot of possibilities in North America.


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