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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||Developing Renewable Energy Projects Larger than 10 MWs at Federal Facilities [..More]|
|Despite Challenges, Wind Energy Development Worth the Effort [..More]|
||Counting Jobs and Economic Impacts from Distributed Wind in the United States [..More]|
||Comparing Statewide Economic Impacts of New Generation from Wind, Coal, and Natural Gas in Arizona, Colorado, and Michigan [..More]|
|Community Wind Myths Fact Sheet [..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.