Henrik Stiesdal of Siemens: Salvaged parts for his first turbine in 1978 Photo: Siemens

Henrik Stiesdal: From scrapyard to wind industry prizewinner

The birth of the 20MW offshore wind turbine, it may one day be said, can be traced to a scrapyard outside the town of Brande in Denmark.

24 June 2011 16:20 GMT Updated  26 November 2012 6:02 GMT
By Darius Snieckus, Bristol