Wind Power in America's Future 20% Wind Energy by 2030

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-14
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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In 2006, a collaborative panel including members of the U.S. Department of Energy explored a modeled energy scenario in which wind would provide 20 percent of our nation's electricity by 2030. Their official 2008 report estimates impacts and discusses specific needs and outcomes in the areas of technology, manufacturing, transmission and grid integration, markets, siting strategies, and potential environmental effects.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Executive Summary & Overview
Chapter 2. Wind Turbine Technology
Chapter 3. Manufacturing, Materials, and Resources
Chapter 4. Transmission and Integration into the U.S. Electric System
Chapter 5. Wind Power Siting and Environmental Effects
Chapter 6. Wind Power Markets
Appendix A. 20% Wind Scenario Impacts
Appendix B. Assumptions Used for Wind Deployment System Model
Appendix C. Wind-Related Jobs and Economic Development
Appendix D. Lead Authors, Reviewers and Other Contributors
Appendix E. Glossary

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