29 Jun '11, 2pm

Vestas turns to consumer power to boost wind energy market

Wind turbine maker Vestas yesterday released the results of two startling new surveys, showing that the vast majority of consumers want access to more renewable energy and leading corporations buying renewable energy have financially outperformed their peers. The surveys are the latest part of the company's strategy to boost wind turbine sales by targeting consumers as well as politicians and utilities, said Ditlev Engel, president and chief executive of Vestas. FURTHER READING US firms top renewable energy index despite little consumer pressure SSE offloads Scottish wind farm in £61m deal "If we can get even more of the major B-to-C (business to consumer) companies engaged in this, it would be an even better means of fast-tracking more renewable energy," he told BusinessGreen . One of the surveys shows that 90 per cent of consumers globally want more renewable energy ahea...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/interview/2082627/vestas-...

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