, Volume 18, Issue 8, pp 756-770
Date: 06 Sep 2013

Challenges in the quest for clean energies

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Abstract

Wind energy, like solar energy, is a renewable form of energy that can be used to generate electricity using wind turbines. There are different kinds of wind turbines and a detailed discussion of each of these is given in the article. A brief introduction to the wind energy usage in India is also given.

Sheela K Ramasesha is currently working on renewable energy technologies with primary focus on photovoltaics at Divecha Centre for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She is involved in a wide variety of projects in the field. Her hobbies include traveling, music and movies.