Head of Department at Risø DTU Erik Lundtang Petersen has received the Poul la Cour prize at the European Wind Energy Conference held by the European Wind Energy Association in Milan.
The motivation for the prize is:
"EWEC 2007 awarded Erik Lundtang Petersen from Risoe the prestigious Poul la Cour prize in honour of outstanding achievements in wind energy and for his scientific integrity. Among many other exceptional accomplishments, Erik developed a methodology that has become the global standard for understanding wind climatology and produced the European Wind Atlas."
See press release from EWEA