In 272 pages Chris Westra (1949) shows where we have come from and where it is going with offshore wind energy. Here you get an idea of the content. Chris has been involved in wind energy developments for some 50 years. He spent 20 years doing research on the introduction of solar and wind energy at the University of Amsterdam. At the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, ECN, now TNO, he developed and led the first integrated R&D program offshore wind energy (We@Sea).
He wrote several books, articles and brochures on wind energy. The “Wind Workbook” published in 1980 sold 30,000 copies and in 2014 he published the coffee table book: Offshore Wind Energy.
Now he is working with leading parties to get a multi-functional, ecologically sound energy island on the Dutch part of the North Sea done as soon as possible.