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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
4/1/2015 TX Publication
Econ. Dev.
In Texas, Advanced Energy Is Booming
8/12/2013 UT News
Publication
Econ. Dev.
New Reports Provide Economic Analyses of Potential Wind Development in Utah
5/1/2006 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
An Analysis of the Economic Impact on Utah County, Utah from the Development of Wind Power Plants
5/8/2006 UT News
Econ. Dev.
Utah State University/Department of Energy Study Projects Economic Impact of Wind Power Development in Utah County
8/31/2006 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
An Analysis of the Economic Impact on Tooele County, Utah, from the Development of Wind Power Plants
8/31/2006 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
An Analysis of the Economic Impact on Box Elder County, Utah, from the Development of Wind Power Plants
4/30/2007 UT News
Publication
Econ. Dev.
Policy
Utah Perspectives from the Second Annual Harvesting Energy Summit 2007: Outcomes from the "Dialogue Diner" and Stakeholder Panel Sessions
4/6/2007 UT News
Agricultural
Schools
Small Wind
Econ. Dev.
Milford High School Turns Windy into Windustry
10/31/2008 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in Utah
6/17/2013 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
Policy
Wind Development as 'Sustainable Entrepreneurship'
1/21/2009 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
Generating Economic Development from a Wind Power Project in Spanish Fork Canyon, Utah: A Case Study and Analysis of State-Level Economic Impacts
10/7/2009 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
An Analysis of State-Level Economic Impacts from the Development of Wind Power Plants in Summit County, Utah
3/23/2010 UT Publication
Econ. Dev.
An Analysis of State-Level Economic Impacts from the Development of Wind Power Plants in San Juan County, Utah
5/6/2010 UT Video
Schools
Econ. Dev.
Teacher and Students Bring Renewables to Utah
6/30/2008 VA Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in Virginia
4/18/2016 VA Publication
Econ. Dev.
Report: Virginia Offshore Wind Economy Could Employ More than 14,000
7/9/2004 VT News
Video
Econ. Dev.
WCAX Burlington, VT, profiles a story on KidWind Workshops
10/31/2008 WI Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in Wisconsin
10/31/2008 WV Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in West Virginia
2/16/2011 WY News
Econ. Dev.
Wyoming Editorial: Wind Tower Plant Will Be Great Addition
3/31/2011 WY News
Publication
Econ. Dev.
Jobs and Economic Development from New Transmission and Generation in Wyoming
5/10/2011 WY Publication
Econ. Dev.
Jobs and Economic Development from New Transmission and Generation in Wyoming Fact Sheet
3/31/2013 WY Publication
Econ. Dev.
Economic Development from New Generation and Transmission in Wyoming and Colorado
7/26/2016 WY News
Econ. Dev.
Policy
A Tale of Two States: Wyoming Wants Wind Energy Factory Jobs, Neighbor Colorado Has Them

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.