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|
|Governor Rendell Making Small Wind Energy Systems Available to Local Governments: 15 Small-Scale Systems to Place Alternative Energy Source in Public View [..More]|
|PPM breaks ground on MinnDakota wind farm for Xcel Energy [..More]|
||Job Jolt: The Economic Impacts of Repowering the Midwest: The Clean Energy Development Plan for the Heartland [..More]|
||Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in South Dakota [..More]|
|Wind Energy Brings Jobs to Rural America [..More]|
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.
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.