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The internet contains a wealth of information on both wind power and renewable energy in general. Links to a number useful sites are shown below. If you'd like us to include your site here, or find any broken links, please contact us.


Wind industry associations

Renewable UK

Danish Wind Industry Association

European Wind Energy Association

German Wind Energy Association

Renewable Energy Association

Scottish Renewables Forum

World Wind Energy Association


Information and statistics on renewable energy

RE Stats

UKWED (BWEA's wind energy database)

Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES)

Wind power wikipedia


Organisations promoting renewable energy

Action for Renewables

Energy North East

Centre for Sustainable Energy

Regen SW

Yes to Wind


Environmental organisations

Friends of the Earth


Natural England (formerly the English Nature)

Royal Society for Protection of Birds

Scottish Natural Heritage

World Wildlife Fund


Wind turbine manufacturers


Gamesa Eolica



REpower Systems





Climate change

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Hadley Centre for Climate Change

NASA climate change resources

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Government policies and legislation on renewable energy

EU Renewable Energy Policy

Energy White Paper (2007)

Energy Act (2008) implementing the White Paper (2007)

Renewables Obligation (2002)

Climate Change Levy


Government (and related) organisations

Energy Savings Trust (promotes sustainable, efficient energy use)

Carbon Trust (promotes low carbon technologies in business and public sector)

Sustainable Development Commission (watchdog for sustainable development)

Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group (PRASEG)

Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)


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