Contemporary Materials I−2 (2010)

Contemporary Materials (Renewable energy sources), II−2 (2011)          Page 139 of 144

UDK 620.91:523.9„2011“


E. Zlomušica

University „Džemal Bijedić“ of Mostar Maršala Tita, 88 104 Mostar, B&H


Electricity generation from wind energy is more than 100 years old. Windfarms represent a significant source of electricity today. Their size and power continually increase, their operating performances are improved, as well as the characteristics of the connection and operation in the net, the offshore market is being developed and so on. There are various estimates, based on specific goals and possibilities that suggest their more significant role in the future. However, to achieve these goals it is necessary to provide a number of assumptions. This paper reviews the current state of and prospects for electricity generation from wind farms in the world with some of their specific features.

Keywords: wind energy, status, perspectives, specific features.

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