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Below are 50 results of the Related Publications of 'A National Skills Assessment of the U.S. Wind Industry in 2012'. 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. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. NREL’s Wind R&D Success Stories
This two page factsheet gives a brief overview of some of the ways NREL contributed to the wind industry in areas including utility- and small-scale wind turbines and their components, industry softwa  Details Bookmark & Share
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7. 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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8. 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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9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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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16. 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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17. §1603 Treasury Grant Expiration: Industry Insight on Financing and Market Implications
This study explores the likely project financing and market impacts from the expiration of the §1603 Program.  Details Bookmark & Share
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18. 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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19. Fact Sheet: 2012 Distributed Wind Market Report
This fact sheet summarizes findings from the forthcoming 2012 Distributed Wind Market Report, offering a snapshot of the distributed wind market based on 2012 data.  Details Bookmark & Share
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20. 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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21. The Impact of Wind Development on County-Level Income and Employment: A Review of Methods and an Empirical Analysis
To gain an understanding of the long-term county-level impacts from a large sample of wind power projects and to understand the potential significance of methodological criticisms, the U.S. Department  Details Bookmark & Share
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22. Product Thumbnail ImageU.S. Offshore Wind Manufacturing and Supply Chain Development
This report seeks to provide an organized, analytical approach to identifying and bounding uncertainties around offshore wind manufacturing and supply chain capabilities; projecting potential compon  Details Bookmark & Share
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23. Product Thumbnail ImageOffshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis
This report is the first annual assessment of the U.S. offshore wind market.  Details Bookmark & Share
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24. Product Thumbnail ImageFederal Incentives for Wind Power Deployment
This fact sheet lists some of the major federal incentives for wind power deployment.  Details Bookmark & Share
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25. Product Thumbnail Image2012 Market Report on Wind Technologies in Distributed Applications
An annual report on U.S. wind power in distributed applications – expanded to include small, mid-size, and utility-scale installations – including key statistics, economic data, installation, capacity  Details Bookmark & Share
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26. Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Best Practices from International Experience, Summary for Policymakers
Many countries - reflecting very different geographies, markets, and power systems - are successfully managing high levels of variable renewable energy on the electric grid, including that from wind a  Details Bookmark & Share
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27. 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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28. 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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29. Innovative Feed-In Tariff Designs that Limit Policy Costs
Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are the most prevalent policy used globally to reduce development risks, cut financing costs, and grow the renewable energy industry. However, concerns over escalating costs in   Details Bookmark & Share
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30. Renewable Energy Cost Modeling: A Toolkit for Establishing Cost-Based Incentives in the United States
This report serves as a resource for policymakers who wish to learn more about levelized cost of energy (LCOE) calculations, including cost-based incentives. The report identifies key renewable energy  Details Bookmark & Share
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31. Wind Energy Ordinances Postcard
Wind energy development can create new revenue in the form of construction jobs and land-lease payments for rural communities, but it also creates a new responsibility on the part of local governments  Details Bookmark & Share
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32. 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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33. Jobs and Economic Development Impacts Postcard
The U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America initiative provides information on the Jobs and Economic Development Benefits model. This postcard is a marketing piece that stakeholders can prov  Details Bookmark & Share
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34. 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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35. 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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36. JEDI: Jobs and Economic Development Impacts Model Fact Sheet
The Jobs and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) models are user-friendly tools that estimate the economic impacts of constructing and operating power generation and biofuel plants at the local(usually  Details Bookmark & Share
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37. Clean Energy Policy Analyses: Analysis of the Status and Impact of Clean Energy Policies at the Local Level
This report takes a broad look at the status of local clean energy policies in the United States to develop a better understanding of local clean energy policy development and the interaction between   Details Bookmark & Share
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38. Using Renewable Energy Purchases to Achieve Institutional Carbon Goals: A Review of Current Practices and Considerations
With organizations and individuals increasingly interested in accounting for their carbon emissions, greater attention is being placed on how to account for the benefits of various carbon mitigation a  Details Bookmark & Share
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39. Southeast Regional Clean Energy Policy Analysis
More than half of the electricity produced in the southeastern states is fuelled by coal. Although the region produces some coal, most of the states depend heavily on coal imports. Many of the region  Details Bookmark & Share
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40. State of the States 2010: The Role of Policy in Clean Energy Market Transformation
This report builds on the emerging body of literature seeking to identify quantitative connections between clean energy policy and renewable energy. The methods presented test the relationships betwee  Details Bookmark & Share
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41. Product Thumbnail ImageJobs and Economic Development from New Transmission and Generation in Wyoming
This report is intended to inform policymakers, local government officials, and Wyoming residents about the jobs and economic development activity that could occur should new infrastructure investment  Details Bookmark & Share
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42. Product Thumbnail ImageJobs and Economic Development from New Transmission and Generation in Wyoming Fact Sheet
Wyoming is a significant energy exporter, producing nearly 40% of the nation's coal and 10% of the nation's natural gas. However, opportunities to add new energy exports in the form of power generat  Details Bookmark & Share
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43. A Policymaker’s Guide to Feed-in Tariff Policy Design
Feed-in tariffs (FITs) are the most widely used renewable energy policy in the world for driving accelerating renewable energy (RE) deployment, accounting for a greater share of RE development than ei  Details Bookmark & Share
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44. 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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45. 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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46. 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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47. Product Thumbnail ImageWind Energy Benefits
This factsheet presents 10 major benefits of wind energy.  Details Bookmark & Share
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48. 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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49. 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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50. 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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