John Twidell

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John Twidell is Director of the AMSET Centre Ltd. and is a visiting lecturer at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, and the School of Aeronautics and Engineering, City University, London.[1] He is Editor Emeritus of the academic journal Wind Engineering. He co-edited the 2009 book Offshore Wind Power.[2]

Professor Twidell previously held the Chair in Renewable Energy at De Montfort University and was Director of the Energy Studies Unit of Strathclyde University. He has served on the Boards of the British Wind Energy Association (now RenewableUK) and the UK Solar Energy Society, on committees of the Institute of Physics and as an adviser to the UK Parliamentary Select Committee on Energy.[2] He has been a long-standing champion of wind energy.[3]

Select bibliography[edit]

  • Twidell, John; Weir, Tony (2005-11-24). Renewable Energy Resources (2 ed.). Taylor & Francis. p. 624. ISBN 978-0-419-25320-4. 


  1. ^ "Professor John Twidell". Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado da São Paulo (FAPESP). Retrieved 2009-05-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Offshore Wind Power". Multi-Science. Retrieved 2010-02-12.  (primary source)
  3. ^ Simms, Andrew (March 2006). "‘What I hope to see in the energy white paper’: two views" (PDF). Science & Public Affairs. British Association for the Advancement of Science: 10. ISSN 0268-490X.