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Title: Non-Economic Obstacles to Wind Deployment: Issues and Regional Differences (Presentation)

This presentation provides an overview of national obstacles to wind deployment, with regional assessments. A special mention of offshore projects and distributed wind projects is provided. Detailed maps examine baseline capacity, military and flight radar, golden and bald eagle habitat, bat habitat, whooping crane habitat, and public lands. Regional deployment challenges are also discussed.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1135685
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-5000-61254
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at the 2014 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference, 5-8 May 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada; 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 Wind and Water Power Technologies Office, Wind Program
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES WIND ENERGY; WIND DEPLOYMENT; REGIONAL RESOURCE CENTERS