Developing Government Renewable Energy Projects

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The US Army Corps of Engineers has retained Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to conduct a study of past INL experiences and complete a report that identifies the processes that are needed for the development of renewable energy projects on government properties. The INL has always maintained expertise in power systems and applied engineering and INL’s renewable energy experiences date back to the 1980’s when our engineers began performing US Air Force wind energy feasibility studies and development projects. Over the last 20+ years of working with Department of Defense and other government agencies to study, design, and build government renewable ... continued below

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Myers, Kurt S.; Baldwin, Thomas L.; Bush, Jason W. & Gentle, Jake P. July 1, 2012.

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The US Army Corps of Engineers has retained Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to conduct a study of past INL experiences and complete a report that identifies the processes that are needed for the development of renewable energy projects on government properties. The INL has always maintained expertise in power systems and applied engineering and INL’s renewable energy experiences date back to the 1980’s when our engineers began performing US Air Force wind energy feasibility studies and development projects. Over the last 20+ years of working with Department of Defense and other government agencies to study, design, and build government renewable projects, INL has experienced the do’s and don’ts for being successful with a project. These compiled guidelines for government renewable energy projects could include wind, hydro, geothermal, solar, biomass, or a variety of hybrid systems; however, for the purpose of narrowing the focus of this report, wind projects are the main topic discussed throughout this report. It is our thought that a lot of what is discussed could be applied, possibly with some modifications, to other areas of renewable energy. It is also important to note that individual projects (regardless the type) vary to some degree depending on location, size, and need but in general these concepts and directions can be carried over to the majority of government renewable energy projects. This report focuses on the initial development that needs to occur for any project to be a successful government renewable energy project.

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  • Report No.: INL/EXT-12-27022
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-05ID14517
  • DOI: 10.2172/1055995 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1055995
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc841791

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Myers, Kurt S.; Baldwin, Thomas L.; Bush, Jason W. & Gentle, Jake P. Developing Government Renewable Energy Projects, report, July 1, 2012; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc841791/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.