Interested in renewable energy? Klitmøller is about a half hour drive from Østerild Wind Energy Test Center. There you can see some of the biggest wind turbines in the world being tested under close to ideal wind conditions. The wind turbine models will actually be used offshore, and it’s tricky to get them to Østerild, but both Siemens and Vestas have joined with Denmark’s Technical University (DTU) to improve the science of wind energy.
I’ve written about Østerild on my blog, New In Sustainability, several times. My last post on the topic was about how DTU, Siemens and Vestas are really missing an opportunity to educate and win over the hearts and minds of people interested in renewable energy. Continue reading “Wind Energy Tourism”