Potential Economic Impacts from Offshore Wind in the Gulf of Mexico Region (Fact Sheet)
Offshore wind is a clean, renewable source of energy and can be an economic driver in the United States. To better understand the employment opportunities and other potential regional economic impacts from offshore wind development, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded research that focuses on four regions of the country. The studies use multiple scenarios with various local job and domestic manufacturing content assumptions. Each regional study uses the new offshore wind Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (JEDI) model, developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. This fact sheet summarizes the potential economic impacts for the Gulf of Mexico region.
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- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Resource Relation:
- Related Information: Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE)
- 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
- 17 WIND ENERGY JEDI; GULF OF MEXICO; JOBS; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; OFFSHORE WIND
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