Dollars from sense: The economic benefits of renewable energy

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This document illustrates direct economic benefits, including job creation, of renewable energy technologies. Examples of electricity generation from biomass, wind power, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, and geothermal energy are given, with emphasis on the impact of individual projects on the state and local community. Employment numbers at existing facilities are provided, including total national employment for each renewable industry where available. Renewable energy technologies offer economic advantages because they are more labor-intensive than conventional generation technologies, and they use primarily indigenous resources.

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Creator: Unknown. September 1, 1997.

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This document illustrates direct economic benefits, including job creation, of renewable energy technologies. Examples of electricity generation from biomass, wind power, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, and geothermal energy are given, with emphasis on the impact of individual projects on the state and local community. Employment numbers at existing facilities are provided, including total national employment for each renewable industry where available. Renewable energy technologies offer economic advantages because they are more labor-intensive than conventional generation technologies, and they use primarily indigenous resources.

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OSTI as DE96000543

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  • Other Information: Supercedes report DE96000543; PBD: 1 Sep 1997

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  • Other: DE96000543
  • Report No.: DOE/GO--10097-261
  • Grant Number: AC36-83CH10093
  • DOI: 10.2172/538051 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 538051
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc695337

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Dollars from sense: The economic benefits of renewable energy, report, September 1, 1997; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc695337/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.