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View Resource Wind Energy for Electric Power: An REPP Issue Brief

This 29-page paper "focuses on utility-scale electricity generation from wind and provides an overview of the history, technologies, economics, environmental impacts, regulations and policies related to this use of wind power." Published by the Renewable Energy Policy Project and updated in November 2003, the document outlines recent trends in turbine technology that have made wind energy more...
View Resource The British Wind Energy Association

The British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) is the professional Association for the UK wind industry, which represents over 300 companies. The BWEA released a report February 24, 2004 showing that "over a gigawatt of new wind capacity will be installed in the UK over the next 24 months, with an investment of over £1 billion and an end result of enough clean electricity to power a million homes."...
View Resource National Wind Technology Center

The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) is a Colorado-based research facility managed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for the U.S. Department of Energy. Their goal is "to advance wind power technologies that lower the cost of wind energy through research and development of state-of-the-art wind turbine designs." The website describes the center's research programs on Applied...
View Resource Debate over wind farms continue in the New Year

To some persons, wind farms represent a way to reduce America's dependence on various non-renewable energy resources. Still others feel that these wind farms are having an increasingly deleterious effect on various endangered animal populations, including certain species of bats, red-tailed hawks, and golden eagles. One of the most well-known wind turbine farms in the United States, located in the...