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The first windmill for electricity production is built by Professor James Blyth. 1887.
Scientist Poul la Cour begins his wind turbine tests to bring electricity to the poorer population in Denmark. FIrst real application of wind energy .1890's.
Poul la Cour founded the Society of wind electricians.1903.
First course in wind electricity is held.1904.
Jacobs Wind factory is opened, producing wind turbine generators. 1927.
First vertical wind turbine built. 1931.
The world's first-megawatt wind turbine is built and connected to Vermont.1941.
The USA government and NASA begin research into commercial windmills. 1975
The world's first windfarm consisting of 20 turbines is built in New Hampshire.1980
First offshore windfarm is created in Vindeby, Denmark. 1991.
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