Wind Power: How Much, How Soon, and At What Cost?

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The global wind power market has been growing at a phenomenal pace, driven by favorable policies towards renewable energy and the improving economics of wind projects. On a going forward basis, utility-scale wind power offers the potential for significant reductions in the carbon footprint of the electricity sector. Specifically, the global wind resource is vast and, though accessing this potential is not costless or lacking in barriers, wind power can be developed at scale in the near to medium term at what promises to be an acceptable cost.

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Wiser, Ryan H & Hand, Maureen January 1, 2010.

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The global wind power market has been growing at a phenomenal pace, driven by favorable policies towards renewable energy and the improving economics of wind projects. On a going forward basis, utility-scale wind power offers the potential for significant reductions in the carbon footprint of the electricity sector. Specifically, the global wind resource is vast and, though accessing this potential is not costless or lacking in barriers, wind power can be developed at scale in the near to medium term at what promises to be an acceptable cost.

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  • Report No.: LBNL-3508E
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1012310

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Wiser, Ryan H & Hand, Maureen. Wind Power: How Much, How Soon, and At What Cost?, book, January 1, 2010; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1012310/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.