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Below are 50 results of the Related Publications of 'NREL’s Wind R&D Success Stories'. The publications are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs. Download Adobe Reader.

1. Wind Power Today
This brochure provides an overview of the Wind Program's accomplishments and activities in 2009.  Details Bookmark & Share
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2. Large-scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States: Assessment of Opportunities and Barriers
This report describes the benefits of and barriers to large-scale deployment of offshore wind energy systems in U.S. waters.  Details Bookmark & Share
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3. Wind Power Today - 2010
This report provides an overview of the Wind Program's accomplishments and activities in 2010.  Details Bookmark & Share
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4. Product Thumbnail Image2009 Wind Technologies Market Report
The report summarizes the major developments in the U.S. wind energy market in 2009.  Details Bookmark & Share
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5. 2009 Wind Technologies Market Report Executive Summary
This is the executive summary for the 2009 Wind Technologies Market Report, which covers the major developments in the U.S. wind energy market in 2009.  Details Bookmark & Share
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6. 20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply
Report on the requirements needed to generate twenty percent of the nation's electricity from wind energy by the year 2030.   Details Bookmark & Share
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7. 20% Wind Energy by 2030: Increasing Wind Energy's Contribution to U.S. Electricity Supply (Executive Summary)
Executive summary of a report on the requirements needed to generate twenty percent of the nation's electricity from wind energy by the year 2030.   Details Bookmark & Share
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8. 2008 Wind Technologies Market Report
The report summarizes the major developments in the U.S. wind energy market in 2008.  Details Bookmark & Share
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9. 2008 Wind Power Strategic Planning Meeting Report
Proceedings of the Wind Program's strategic planning meeting (2008).  Details Bookmark & Share
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10. Wind Energy Multiyear Program Plan for 2007-2012
Detailed plan for the Wind Energy Program's activities from 2007-1012, including goals, targets, and barriers.  Details Bookmark & Share
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11. 2009 Wind Technologies Market Report Summary Presentation
This is a Powerpoint presentation on the 2009 Wind Technologies Market Report, which covers the major developments in the U.S. wind energy market in 2009.  Details Bookmark & Share
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12. Product Thumbnail ImageWind Powering America FY09 Activities Summary
The report reflects the accomplishments of state Wind Working Groups, Wind Powering America programs at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and partner organizations.  Details Bookmark & Share
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13. Using Revolving Loan Funds to Finance Energy Savings Performance Contracts in State and Local Agency Applications
Numerous pre-existing and newly emerging state- and locally-managed revolving loan funds (RLFs) are being used in conjunction with energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) as an option for financi  Details Bookmark & Share
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14. State Support for Clean Energy Deployment: Lessons Learned for Potential Future Policy
Proposed federal clean energy initiatives and climate legislation have suggested significant increases to federal funding for clean energy deployment and investment. Many states and utilities have ove  Details Bookmark & Share
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15. Product Thumbnail Image2010 Wind Technologies Market Report
This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends in the U.S. wind power market in 2010. The report analyzes trends in wind power capacity, industry, manufacturing, turbines, installed project c  Details Bookmark & Share
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16. Product Thumbnail Image2011 Wind Technologies Market Report
An annual report on the wind energy industry including key statistics, economic data, installation, capacity, and generation statistics, and more.  Details Bookmark & Share
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17. Interagency Field Test & Evaluation: Field Test 2 Public Fact Sheet
This fact sheet summarizes the second field tests of technologies intended to address wind turbine interference with land-based surveillance radar, which took place in Lubbock, TX.   Details Bookmark & Share
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18. Product Thumbnail ImageWind Powering America Postcard
Wind Powering America is a nationwide initiative of the Energy Department's Wind Program designed to educate, engage, and enable critical stakeholders to make informed decisions about how wind energy   Details Bookmark & Share
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19. 2010 Cost of Wind Energy Review
This document provides a detailed description of NREL's levelized cost of wind energy equation, assumptions, and results in 2010, including historical cost trends and future projections for land-based  Details Bookmark & Share
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20. Interagency Field Test & Evaluation: Field Test 1 Public Fact Sheet
This fact sheet summarizes the first field tests of technologies intended to address wind turbine interference with land-based surveillance radar, which took place in Tyler, MN.   Details Bookmark & Share
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21. Product Thumbnail Image2012 Wind Technologies Market Report
An annual report on the wind energy industry including key statistics, economic data, installation, capacity, and generation statistics, and more.  Details Bookmark & Share
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22. ESPC Overview: Cash Flows, Scenarios, and Associated Diagrams for Energy Savings Performance Contracts
This document is meant to inform state and local decision makers about the process of energy savings performance contracts, and how projected savings and allocated energy-related budgets can be impact  Details Bookmark & Share
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23. Product Thumbnail ImageWind Energy Benefits
This factsheet presents 10 major benefits of wind energy.  Details Bookmark & Share
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24. A Review of Operational Water Consumption and Withdrawal Factors for Electricity Generating Technologies
This report provides estimates of operational water withdrawal and water consumption factors for electricity generating technologies in the United States. Estimates of water factors were collected fro  Details Bookmark & Share
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25. Wind and Water Power Program - Building a New Energy Future with Wind Power
This fact sheet provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Power Program.  Details Bookmark & Share
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26. Annual Report on U.S. Wind Power Installation, Cost, and Performance Trends: 2006
Report summarizing the key trends in the U.S. wind industry in 2006.  Details Bookmark & Share
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27. Distributed Wind Market Applications
Report on the different markets and applications for distributed wind systems.  Details Bookmark & Share
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28. Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study
A two and a half year study funded by the Department of Energy and led by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) examining the impacts of integrating 20% or 30% wind power into the United S  Details Bookmark & Share
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29. Moving Beyond Paralysis: How States and Regions Are Creating Innovative Transmission Projects
This report profiles certain state and regional transmission policy initiatives aimed at promoting transmission development, mainly to access renewable resources – including renewable energy zones, lo  Details Bookmark & Share
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30. Annual Report on U.S. Wind Power Installation, Cost, and Performance Trends: 2007
Report summarizing the key trends in the U.S. wind industry in 2007.  Details Bookmark & Share
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31. Large-Scale Wind Integration Studies in the United States: Preliminary Results
This paper discusses key results that had emerged at the time from two studies, the Western Wind and Solar Integration Study (covers the footprint of WestConnect, a group of transmission owners that c  Details Bookmark & Share
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32. Eastern Wind Integration and Transmission Study: Executive Summary and Project Overview
This study evaluates the future operational and integration impacts of three different 20 percent wind energy penetration scenarios and one 30 percent wind penetration scenario, including a high-level  Details Bookmark & Share
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33. Generation Interconnection Policies and Wind Power: A Discussion of Issues, Problems, and Potential Solutions
This report describes the adoption and implementation of FERC Order 2003 and the reasons for the sharp rise in generation interconnection filings in recent years.  Details Bookmark & Share
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34. Impacts of Large Amounts of Wind Power on Design and Operation of Power Systems; Results of IEA Collaboration
There are a multitude of studies completed and ongoing related to the cost of wind integration. However, the results are not easy to compare. An international forum for exchange of knowledge of power   Details Bookmark & Share
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35. Using Economics to Determine the Efficient Curtailment of Wind Energy
This paper discusses the potential societal benefits to the energy market of allowing the dispatch of wind generation in times when it may enhance reliability and be economically advantageous to do s  Details Bookmark & Share
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36. Method of Equivalencing for a Large Wind Power Plant with Multiple Turbine Representation:
This paper focuses on efforts to develop an equivalent representation of a Wind Power Plant (WPP) collector system for power system planning studies.   Details Bookmark & Share
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37. Utility Wind Integration and Operating Impact - State of the Art
At the end of 2005, the Power Engineering Society (PES) published a special issue of its Power & Energy Magazine that focused on integrating wind into the power system. This paper provides a summary a  Details Bookmark & Share
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38. Recovery Act Incentives for Wind Energy Equipment Manufacturing
This document lists some of the federal incentives available to manufacturers of wind energy equipment. These incentives were authorized by or expanded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act  Details Bookmark & Share
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39. Economic Development Impacts of Wind Power: A Comparative Analysis of Impacts within the Western Governors' Association States
Report on the economic impacts of wind power development in Western states.  Details Bookmark & Share
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40. User-Friendly Tool to Calculate Economic Impacts from Coal, Natural Gas, and Wind: The Expanded Jobs and Economic Development Impact Model (JEDI II); Preprint
Report comparing the economic and employment impacts to states from equivalent new electrical generation from wind, natural gas, and coal.  Details Bookmark & Share
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41. Lessons Learned from the U.S. Photovoltaic Industry and Implications for Development of Distributed Small Wind: Preprint
Report examining market development issues in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, including Federal policy infrastructure and incentives, state and local policy infrastructure, and business support,  Details Bookmark & Share
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42. Variables Affecting Economic Development of Wind Energy
Report on the specific factors driving wind-power-related economic development and on the impact of specific economic development variables on new wind project economic benefits.  Details Bookmark & Share
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43. Can a Family Farm Benefit from Section 9006?
Case study of a farm family's experiences with a distributed wind turbine funded by USDA Section 9006 grants.  Details Bookmark & Share
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44. Wind Energy Ordinance Fact Sheet
Due to increasing energy demands in the United States and more installed wind projects, rural communities and local governments with limited or no experience with wind energy now have the opportunity   Details Bookmark & Share
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45. Economic Development Impacts of Community Wind Projects: A Review and Empirical Evaluation
"Community wind" refers to a class of wind energy ownership structures. The extent of local ownership may range from a small minority share to full ownership by persons in the immediate area surroundi  Details Bookmark & Share
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46. Deployment Barriers to Distributed Wind Energy: Workshop Report
This report presents key findings from the Department of Energy's Deployment Barriers to Distributed Wind Technology Workshop, held October 28, 2010 in Denver, Colorado.  Details Bookmark & Share
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47. Wind Economic Development Postcard
The U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America initiative provides information on the economic development benefits of wind energy. This postcard is a marketing piece that stakeholders can prov  Details Bookmark & Share
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48. Product Thumbnail ImageDistributed Wind Case Study: Cross Island Farms, Wellesley Island, New York
Installing a small wind turbine can sometimes be challenging due to economics, zoning issues, public perception, and other barriers. Persistence and innovation, however, can result in a successful ins  Details Bookmark & Share
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49. Impact and Process Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America Initiative
This report presents an evaluation of the impacts and processes of the former Wind Powering America(WPA) initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). WPA has an underlying goal of dra  Details Bookmark & Share
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50. A National Skills Assessment of the U.S. Wind Industry in 2012
This report examines today’s domestic wind workforce, projected workforce needs as the industry grows, and how existing and new programs can meet the wind industry's future education and training need  Details Bookmark & Share
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