Watching the way the wind blows

October 1991
New Scientist;10/12/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1790, p20
Reports on the role of the Energy Technology Support Unit in Great Britain in evaluating the prospects for different kinds of renewable energy sources. Neglect of Britain's offshore wind resources; Existing energy research and development in the country; Development of solar, tidal and wave energy; Launch of waste projects.


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