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|
|Wind Power Development's Economic Impact on Rural Communities [..More]|
||NREL Launches Renewable Energy Optimization Tool Website [..More]|
||Understanding Renewable Energy Businesses: Aligning Renewable Energy Firms + Economic Developers [..More]|
||2011 Cost of Wind Energy Review [..More]|
||Economic Development from New Generation and Transmission in Wyoming and Colorado [..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.