(see also Energy Self-Sufficiency)
Developing Methods to Reduce Bird Mortality in the Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area. Public Interest Energy Research Program (8/04).
Peril in the Wind Industry. Kimberly Edds, Washington Post (12/24/03). Bird mortality at Altamont Pass.
One Word: Wind. Mollie Ivins, AlterNet (6/19/03).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (US DOE).
Gaia Foundation. Promoting renewable energy technologies in Malta.
Chiles, James. "A second wind," Smithsonian 30,12 (3/00):50-59. Windpower on the Great Plains.
Coles, R.W. & J. Taylor. "Wind power & planning. The environmental impact of windfarming in the UK," Land Use Policy 10,3 (7/93):205-26.
Sullivan, Robert. "Wind shift," New Yorker (1/27/03):30. Problems of siting new installations on & near Long Island, in response to Gov. Pataki's call for NY State to develop renewable resources for 25% of its electricity within ten years!
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Burton, Tony et al. Wind Energy: A Handbook (NY: Wiley, 2001).
Hinson, Peter (ed.)Wind Energy 1999: Wind Power Comes of Age (Bury St. Edmonds: Professional Engineering, 2000).
Est, Quirinus Cornelis van. Winds of Change: A Comparative Study of the Politics of Wind Energy Innovation in California & Denmark (Utrecht: International, 1999).
European Wind Energy Conference. Wind Energy for the Next Millennium (London: James & James, 1999).
Flavin, Christopher. Wind Power: A Turning-Point (Washington: Worldwatch, 1981).
Gipe, Paul. Wind Power for Home & Business: Renewable Energy for the 1990s & Beyond (White River Jct. VT: Chelsea Green, 1993).
__________. Wind Energy Comes of Age (NY: Wiley, 1995).
__________. Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Small & Micro Wind Systems (White River Jct. VT: Chelsea Green, 1999).
Inglis, David Rittenhouse. Wind Power & Other Energy Options (Ann Arbor: U. Michigan, 1978).
Johnson, Gary L. Wind Energy Systems (Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1985).
Mikhail, Amir. Wind Power for Developing Nations (Springfield VA: National Technical Information Service, 1981).
Park, Jack. The Wind Power Book (Palo Alto CA: Cheshire, 1981).
Pasqualetti, Martin J; Paul Gipe & Robert W. Righter. Wind Power in View: Energy Landscapes in a Crowded World (San Diego: Academic, 2002).
Redlinger, Robert Y.; Per Dannemand Andersen & Poul Erik Morthorst. Wind Energy in the 21st Century: Economics, Policy, Technology, & the Changing Electricity Industry (NY: Palgrave, 2002).
Righter, Robert W. Wind Energy in America: A History (Norman: U. Oklahoma, 1996).
Swift-Hook, D.T.(ed.) Wind Energy & the Environment (NY: Paul Peregrinus, 1989).
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"Wind: Energy for the 1990s & Beyond" , by John C. Merritt, 25m. From the Video Project.