Wind Energy for Rural Economic Development
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A presentation made at the American Wind Energy Association's Windpower 2006 Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 4-7, 2006. Covers wind turbine sizes and applications, the evolution of U.S. commercial wind technology, capacity and cost trends, world growth market, installed wind capacities, drivers for wind power, wind cost of energy, historic natural gas prices, Renewables Portfolio Standards (RPS) — people want renewable energy, wind energy investors, wind energy doesn't consume water, windy rural areas need economic development, economic development impacts, case studies, local ownership models, Farm Bill activities, Job and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) Model, state economic impacts, comparative economic development impacts, key issues for wind power, and more.
This information was last updated on 6/15/2006