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Title: Wind Vision: A New Era for Wind Power in the United States (Highlights); U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

This is a four-part Wind Vision project, consisting of Wind Vision Highlights, Executive Summary, a Full Report, and Appendix. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Program, in close cooperation with the wind industry, led a comprehensive analysis to evaluate future pathways for the wind industry. The Wind Vision report updates and expands upon the DOE's 2008 report, 20% Wind Energy by 2030, and defines the societal, environmental, and economic benefits of wind power in a scenario with wind energy supplying 10% of national end-use electricity demand by 2020, 20% by 2030, and 35% by 2050.
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Report Number(s):
NREL/BK-6A42-63903; DOE/GO-102015-4640
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Related Information: Link to Main Report: Link to Executive Summary: Link to Appendices:
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
Country of Publication:
United States
17 WIND ENERGY Wind energy; Market analysis; Wind industry; Wind deployment; 20 percent wind; Wind vision; Wind Power; Objectives; Domestic Supply Chain; Analysis; Overview; Historical Context; Costs; Benefits; Resources, Geographic Diversity; Manufacturing; Costs; Impacts; Capacity; Supply Chain; Appendix; Summary, Highlights