Assistance to States on Policies Related to Wind Energy Issues

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This final report summarizes work carried out under agreement with the US Department of Energy, related to wind energy policy issues. This project has involved a combination of outreach and publications on wind energy, with a specific focus on educating state-level policymakers. Education of state policymakers is vitally important because state policy (in the form of incentives or regulation) is a crucial part of the success of wind energy. State policymakers wield a significant influence over all of these policies. They are also in need of high quality, non-biased educational resources which this project provided. This project provided outreach to ... continued below

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Brown, Matthew, H; Decesaro, Jennifer & Bennett, DOE Project Officer - Keith July 15, 2005.

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This final report summarizes work carried out under agreement with the US Department of Energy, related to wind energy policy issues. This project has involved a combination of outreach and publications on wind energy, with a specific focus on educating state-level policymakers. Education of state policymakers is vitally important because state policy (in the form of incentives or regulation) is a crucial part of the success of wind energy. State policymakers wield a significant influence over all of these policies. They are also in need of high quality, non-biased educational resources which this project provided. This project provided outreach to legislatures, in the form of meetings designed specifically for state legislators and legislative staff, responses to information requests on wind energy, and publications. The publications addressed: renewable energy portfolio standards, wind energy transmission, wind energy siting, case studies of wind energy policy, avian issues, economic development, and other related issues. These publications were distributed to legislative energy committee members, and chairs, legislative staff, legislative libraries, and other related state officials. The effect of this effort has been to provide an extensive resource of information about wind information for state policymakers in a form that is useful to them. This non-partisan information has been used as state policymakers attempt to develop their own policy proposals related to wind energy in the states.

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  • Report No.: DOE SF22098-1
  • Grant Number: FG36-00SF22098
  • DOI: 10.2172/841038 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 841038
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc782010

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  • July 15, 2005

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Brown, Matthew, H; Decesaro, Jennifer & Bennett, DOE Project Officer - Keith. Assistance to States on Policies Related to Wind Energy Issues, report, July 15, 2005; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc782010/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.