In Sweden research about wind power is carried out mainly within three areas. One is Vindforsk which focuses on devloping and operating wind farms as well as grid issues. The second program is Vindval which studies the consequences of wind power in respect to a human and preserving of nature perspective. SWPTC focuses on research within construction of wind tubrines.
The research is carried out in sixt heme groups that represent construction and operation of wind turbines. The theme groups are: