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Title: Supply Chain and Blade Manufacturing Considerations in the Global Wind Industry (Presentation)

This briefing provides an overview of supply chain developments in the global wind industry and a detailed assessment of blade manufacturing considerations for U.S. end-markets. The report discusses the international trade flows of wind power equipment, blade manufacturing and logistical costs, and qualitative issues that often influence factory location decisions. To help guide policy and research and development strategy decisions, this report offers a comprehensive perspective of both quantitative and qualitative factors that affect selected supply chain developments in the growing wind power industry.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1115775
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-6A20-60063
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Vehicle Technologies Office Policy & Analysis and Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY WIND; BLADE MANUFACTURING; POLICY; SUPPLY CHAIN; WIND INDUSTRY