Wind power live! An interactive exhibit and related programs about wind generated energy at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Final performance report, February 1, 1995--September 30, 1996

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The final performance report for the Wind Power Live! museum exhibit summarizes the goals and outcomes for the project. Project goals included: (1) help museum visitors understand why wind is being considered as a significant energy source; (2) enable visualization of the dynamics and power output of turbines; (3) exhibit a working wind turbine; (4) showcase wind as a technological success story; (5) consider the environmental costs and benefits of wind energy; (6) examine the economics of wind power, and (7) explain some of the limits to wind power as a commercial energy source. The methods of meeting the project ... continued below

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Hamilton, P. January 20, 1997.

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The final performance report for the Wind Power Live! museum exhibit summarizes the goals and outcomes for the project. Project goals included: (1) help museum visitors understand why wind is being considered as a significant energy source; (2) enable visualization of the dynamics and power output of turbines; (3) exhibit a working wind turbine; (4) showcase wind as a technological success story; (5) consider the environmental costs and benefits of wind energy; (6) examine the economics of wind power, and (7) explain some of the limits to wind power as a commercial energy source. The methods of meeting the project goals through the museum exhibit are briefly outlined in the report. Goal number three, to introduce a working wind turbine, was dropped from the final project.

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OSTI as DE97008007

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  • Other Information: PBD: 20 Jan 1997

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  • Other: DE97008007
  • Report No.: DOE/TE/00053--1
  • Grant Number: FG02-95TE00053
  • DOI: 10.2172/510607 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 510607
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc698903

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Hamilton, P. Wind power live! An interactive exhibit and related programs about wind generated energy at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Final performance report, February 1, 1995--September 30, 1996, report, January 20, 1997; Saint Paul, Minnesota. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc698903/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.