Reaping the Wind
How Mechanical Wizards, Visionaries, and Profiteers Helped Shape Our Energy FutureBook - 2001
From the solitary windmill standing sentry over a rural homestead to the sleek machinery of a modern wind farm, windmills are a powerful symbol of self-reliance and human ingenuity. Once the province of backyard tinkerers and eccentric inventors, they have since the 1980s entered the mainstream to be embraced by environmentalists, venture capitalists and policymakers alike.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2001
Characteristics: x, 277 p. ; 24 cm