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Wind Economic Development Resources and Tools

This page lists wind-related economic development resources and tools such as publications, Web resources, and news.

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Date State Type of Information Program Area Title
6/30/2013 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) Model: Offshore Wind User Reference Guide
7/11/2013 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Potential Economic Impacts from Offshore Wind in the Southeast Region
7/22/2013 News
Agricultural
Econ. Dev.
Analyzing Economic Development Through Wind Power
7/29/2013 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Water-Smart Power: Strengthening the U.S. Electricity System in a Warming World -- A Report of the Energy and Water in a Warming World
8/12/2013 News
Econ. Dev.
Re-Powering a Wind Farm: Wind Powering America Lessons Learned
8/12/2013 UT News
Publication
Econ. Dev.
New Reports Provide Economic Analyses of Potential Wind Development in Utah
9/23/2013 News
Tool
Econ. Dev.
System Advisor Model
10/1/2013 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Transmission Line JEDI Model User Reference Guide
10/1/2013 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Policy
Renewable Energy in the 50 States: Midwestern Region
11/14/2013 News
Agricultural
Econ. Dev.
Wind Energy Forum Enhances Positives of Wind Production
11/18/2013 IA Publication
Econ. Dev.
Estimated Economic Impacts of Utility-Scale Wind Power in Iowa
1/13/2014 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Potential Economic Impacts from Offshore Wind in the Great Lakes Region
1/13/2014 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Potential Economic Impacts from Offshore Wind in the Gulf of Mexico Region
1/13/2014 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Potential Economic Impacts from Offshore Wind in the Mid-Atlantic Region
3/26/2014 Publication
Econ. Dev.
The Statewide Economic Impact of Wind Energy Development in Oklahoma: An Input-Output Analysis by Parts Examination
4/7/2014 OK News
Econ. Dev.
New Study Examines Economic Impact of Wind Energy Development in Oklahoma
5/5/2014 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Counting Jobs and Economic Impacts from Distributed Wind in the United States
5/5/2014 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Growing a Wind Workforce: The National Wind Energy Skills Assessment Report
5/11/2014 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2014
5/13/2014 News
Small Wind
Econ. Dev.
DWEA Launches SMART Wind Consortium
6/13/2014 News
Agricultural
Small Wind
Econ. Dev.
Policy
Representatives Introduce Rural Wind Energy Development Act
8/1/2014 IN Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Impacts from Indiana's First 1,000 Megawatts of Wind Power
8/11/2014 News
Public Power
Econ. Dev.
Renewable Northwest Releases New Energy Imbalance Market Outreach Materials
8/18/2014 News
Agricultural
Small Wind
Econ. Dev.
REAP Funding Update, Part II
12/1/2014 ME Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Impacts of Wind Energy Construction and Operations in Maine: 2006-2018
1/23/2015 News
Econ. Dev.
DOE Creates Jobs Strategy Council
1/30/2015 News
Agricultural
Econ. Dev.
Wind Energy Development Beneficial to Rural Oklahoma Communities
2/11/2015 News
Tool
Econ. Dev.
New Model Demonstrates Offshore Wind Industry's Job Growth Potential
3/12/2015 News
Econ. Dev.
Policy
Siting
A Future for Wind Energy: Energy Department Releases Highly Anticipated Wind Vision Report
4/1/2015 TX Publication
Econ. Dev.
In Texas, Advanced Energy Is Booming
4/24/2015 News
Econ. Dev.
Wind Industry Participates in Joining Forces Initiative
5/1/2015 Publication
Econ. Dev.
2015 Annual Review on Renewable Energy and Jobs
5/18/2015 IL Publication
Econ. Dev.
Clean Jobs Illinois
7/30/2015 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Estimating Renwable Energy Economic Potential in the United States: Methodology and Initial Results
8/1/2015 Publication
Econ. Dev.
JEDI: Jobs and Economic Development Impacts Model Fact Sheet
8/5/2015 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Impacts of Wind Projects: Myths and Facts
8/12/2015 RI Publication
Econ. Dev.
Rhode Island Clean Energy 2015 Industry Report
9/16/2015 News
Econ. Dev.
Energy Department Announces $70 Million for Innovation Institute on Smart Manufacturing
9/28/2015 News
Econ. Dev.
Energy Department's State Energy Program Funds Awards to Advance Northeast Offshore Wind Market
10/6/2015 OK Publication
Econ. Dev.
New Report Outlines Wind Industry Impacts in Oklahoma
11/10/2015 News
Tool
Econ. Dev.
Job and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) Model
3/28/2016 Publication
Econ. Dev.
E2: More than 2.5 Million Americans Work in the U.S. Clean Energy Industry
4/1/2016 Publication
Econ. Dev.
Clean Jobs Midwest
4/18/2016 VA Publication
Econ. Dev.
Report: Virginia Offshore Wind Economy Could Employ More than 14,000
5/1/2016 News
Econ. Dev.
Energy and Commerce Departments Announce Lab Partnership Opportunities for U.S. Small Businesses and Manufacturers
5/5/2016 NY Publication
Econ. Dev.
Clean Jobs New York
5/18/2016 Publication
Small Wind
Econ. Dev.
Sustainable Manufacturing, Advanced Research and Technology (SMART) Wind Roadmap
5/25/2016 Publication
Econ. Dev.
IRENA Report: Renewable Energy Employs 8.1 Million People Worldwide
7/14/2016 KS News
Video
Econ. Dev.
Wind Destroyed Kansas Town, Now Wind Powers It
7/26/2016 WY News
Econ. Dev.
Policy
A Tale of Two States: Wyoming Wants Wind Energy Factory Jobs, Neighbor Colorado Has Them
8/1/2016 SC Publication
Econ. Dev.
Wind Energy and Economic Development in South Carolina
8/1/2016 NC News
Econ. Dev.
North Carolina Ports Help Make New Amazon Wind Farm a Reality
8/1/2016 News
Econ. Dev.
Business Network for Offshore Wind Invites Suppliers to Register in Supply Chain Portal
8/17/2016 Publication
Small Wind
Econ. Dev.
U.S. Department of Energy 2015 Wind Technologies Market Report

Software

Distributed Wind Site Analysis Tool

The Distributed Wind Site Analysis Tool allows users to input location and terrain information about a potential wind system site in the United States and predict the energy output and environmental benefits of that site. The tool is designed to help potential wind energy system consumers choose the most effective site for their wind energy project.

Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool

A Web-based Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool and Guidebook helps utilities and policymakers advance the market for on-site wind generation across the nation. The Web tool's financial model measures the impact of various policy combinations on distributed wind turbine project economics and can be used to rank the "best and worst" state markets for returns on investment for various project scenarios.