Preben Maegaard, Denmark

2005 in Oslo

Preben Maegaard set out on the path of renewable energies back in the 1970s. In 1983 he founded the Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energies, a non-profit institute for research and testing of renewable energy sources. Denmark is predestined for windmills thanks to its steady wind. Since 1992, 100% of the electricity consumption in Maegaard's home region has been covered by renewables.

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