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Title: 20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply; Executive Summary (Revised)

This document is a 21-page summary of the 200+ page analysis that explores one clearly defined scenario for providing 20% of our nation's electricity demand with wind energy by 2030 and contrasts it to a scenario of no new U.S. wind power capacity.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
929590
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO-102008-2578
TRN: US200822%%993
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-99-GO10337
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: Supercedes May 2008 version
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; AVAILABILITY; ELECTRICITY; ENERGY; ENVIRONMENT; FORECASTING; GROWTH; INFORMATION; MANUFACTURING; SECURITY; SIMULATION; TRANSMISSION; WIND; WIND POWER WIND ENERGY; 20% WIND SCENARIO; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY; AMERICAN WIND ENERGY ASSOCIATION; BLACK AND VEATCH; WIND ENERGY ANALYSIS; Wind Energy