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About Wind Energy - The Facts


Wind Energy - The Facts (WindFacts) was a European project financed by the Intelligent Energy - Europe programme of the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation that ran from November 2007 to October 2009.

The 'Wind Energy – The Facts' publication is widely considered to be the most important wind energy reference in the world. It presents a detailed overview of the wind energy sector, with the most up-to-date and in-depth information on the essential issues concerning wind power today.

This new edition (March 2009) of the ‘Wind Energy - The Facts’ publication includes chapters on:

These have been prepared by a consortium of leading experts from different sectors all over Europe.

The second year of the project (2009) was dedicated to the updates on the website and to the organisation of a dissemination campaign through 5 workshops in France, Hungary, Latvia, Romania and Sweden.

Wind Energy - The Facts was implemented by a consortium led by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).



Forthcoming editions of the ‘Wind Energy - The Facts’ introduction to wind energy seminar.
Please visit the
EVENTS page for dates and locations.


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