Wind Energy Systems

  • Omid Beik
  • Ahmad S. Al-Adsani


Wind energy systems have been the center of much attention in recent years resulting in many research efforts and an increasing number of installed systems by industrial manufacturers, electrical grid operators, and utilities. This chapter reviews various elements of wind energy systems including wind turbines and their components, wind farms, and development of the wind energy throughout the years.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Omid Beik
    • 1
  • Ahmad S. Al-Adsani
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringMcMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Electrical Engineering TechnologyCollege of Technological Studies (CTS), Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET)Kuwait CityKuwait

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