Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool Guidebook

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Power through Policy: 'Best Practices' for Cost-Effective Distributed Wind is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded project to identify distributed wind technology policy best practices and to help policymakers, utilities, advocates, and consumers examine their effectiveness using a pro forma model. Incorporating a customized feed from the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE), the Web-based Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool (Policy Tool) is designed to assist state, local, and utility officials in understanding the financial impacts of different policy options to help reduce the cost of distributed wind technologies. The Policy Tool can be used to evaluate ... continued below

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Creator: Unknown. November 1, 2011.

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Power through Policy: 'Best Practices' for Cost-Effective Distributed Wind is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded project to identify distributed wind technology policy best practices and to help policymakers, utilities, advocates, and consumers examine their effectiveness using a pro forma model. Incorporating a customized feed from the Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE), the Web-based Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool (Policy Tool) is designed to assist state, local, and utility officials in understanding the financial impacts of different policy options to help reduce the cost of distributed wind technologies. The Policy Tool can be used to evaluate the ways that a variety of federal and state policies and incentives impact the economics of distributed wind (and subsequently its expected market growth). It also allows policymakers to determine the impact of policy options, addressing market challenges identified in the U.S. DOE's '20% Wind Energy by 2030' report and helping to meet COE targets.

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  • Related Information: Work performed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Eformative Options, LLC; Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; and North Carolina Solar Center under DOE Grant #DE-EE0000503.

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  • Report No.: DOE/GO-102011-3453
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1030441 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1030441
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc832145

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Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool Guidebook, report, November 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc832145/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.