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Pioneers and Innovators of the Wind Industry Honored by Windpower Engineering

The April edition of ‘Windpower Engineering Magazine’ has honored a list of 12 Influencers and Innovators for playing a crucial role in the wind power sector.

The Innovators highlighted in the April edition include Wouter van Kempen of Duke Energy for highlighting the benefits that utility companies can gain from wind, Gerald Fox of Timken Company for producing more durable and compact transmissions, Robert Thresher of NREL for stressing on the advantages of wind power, Larry Flowers of NREL for taking steps to increase the usage of wind energy, Professor Ulrich Hutter for providing technical insight on wind turbines, John Olesen of Vestas for his contribution in the 1980s on engineering turbines which have paved the way for current day’s MW-sized units, James Dehlsen of Clipper Windpower for the Liberty turbine having 2.5 MW capacity, and David Blittersdorf of AllEarth Renewables for a turbine having 2.5 kW capacity that requires no inverter or gearbox.

The Influencers highlighted in the issue include Robert Hornung of CanWEA for contributing to wind energy development; Denise Bode, the CEO of AWEA, for providing guidance on the wind industry; Stephen Chu, Secretary of DOE, for recognizing the need for wind research; Barack Obama, the President of the U.S., for identifying wind power as a potential growth industry.


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