Aloys Wobben was born in January 22, 1952 in Lower Saxony, Rastdorf and is now the world's richest 'green' billionaire. With the net worth property of $4.6 Billion, Aloys Wobben is the 29th richest person in Germany and the 458th billionaire in the world.
He grew up exploring water and wind and today owns the wind turbine manufacturing company, Enercon. This global player in alternative energy is an inspirational character for many entrepreneurs and is known to be the pioneer in the field of wind energy.
Bernhard Wobben, or better known as Aloys Wobben, was born with an inquisitive mind. He loved playing and exploring through the winds and water. After his school, he joined the University of Osnabrüc where he completed the electrical engineering course. He also studied at Technical University of Braunschweig as a research student. This is where he focused on inverter technology and was fascinated with the unfathomable scopes of renewable energy.