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Title: Cost of Wind Energy in the United States: Trends from 2007 to 2012 (Presentation)

This presentation provides an overview of recent technology trends observed in the United States including project size, turbine size, rotor diameter, hub height, annual average wind speed, and annual energy production. It also highlights area where system analysis is required to fully understand how these technology trends relate to the cost of wind energy.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1172279
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-6A20-63502
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Related Information: NREL(National Renewable Energy Laboratory); Presented at the 3rd Wind Energy Systems Engineering Workshop, 14-15 January 2015, Boulder, Colorado
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Wind and Water Power Technologies Office
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION WIND ENERGY; COST OF WIND ENERGY; UNITED STATES; TRENDS; SYSTEM ANALYSIS; NREL