The wind energy industry is booming worldwide, favoured by ambitious targets for renewable energy, various subsidy mechanisms, and rising prices for fossil fuels. This does not mean however that wind companies have struck gold. A wind development project is a complex affair with many barriers and one requiring favourable climatic and geographical conditions that are available in only relatively few countries in Europe. Leonardo ENERGY talked with François and Benoît Henriet of the Belgian wind development company GreenWind about the difficulties in finding appropriate wind park sites and about the future potential for wind energy in Europe.
The following article is the result of an interview with François and Benoît Henriet of the Belgian wind energy development company Greenwind. The article is published as an eBook so you can scroll the different pages using the titles below. The full article is also available as a PDF for download.Author : Ingenheiro