Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States

Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States

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This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Offshore wind power is poised to deliver an essential contribution to a clean, robust, and diversified U.S. energy portfolio. Capturing and using this large and inexhaustible resource has the potential to mitigate climate change, improve the environment, increase energy security, and stimulate the U.S. economy. The U.S. is now deliberating an energy policy that will have a powerful impact on the nationAis energy and economic health for decades to come. This report provides a broad understanding of todayAis wind industry and the offshore resource, as well as the associated technology challenges, economics, permitting procedures, and potential risks and benefits. Charts and tables. Accessed July 30, 2010. GWEC ( Global Wind Energy Council); Greenpeace International. (June 2005). Wind Force 12a€” A Blueprint to Achieve 12% of the Worlda#39;s Electricity from Wind Power byanbsp;...

Title:Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States
Author:Walter Musial
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2011-01


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