Final Technical Report - Kotzebue Wind Power Porject - Volume I

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The Kotzebue Wind Power Project is a joint undertaking of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Kotzebue Electric Association (KEA); and the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA). The goal of the project is to develop, construct, and operate a wind power plant interconnected to a small isolated utility grid in an arctic climate in Northwest Alaska. The primary objective of KEA’s wind energy program is to bring more affordable electricity and jobs to remote Alaskan communities. DOE funding has allowed KEA to develop a multi-faceted approach to meet these objectives that includes wind project planning and development, technology transfer, and community ... continued below

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Rana Zucchi, Global Energy Concepts, LLC; Brad Reeve, Kotzebue Electric Association & Hooker, DOE Project Officer - Doug October 26, 2007.

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The Kotzebue Wind Power Project is a joint undertaking of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Kotzebue Electric Association (KEA); and the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA). The goal of the project is to develop, construct, and operate a wind power plant interconnected to a small isolated utility grid in an arctic climate in Northwest Alaska. The primary objective of KEA’s wind energy program is to bring more affordable electricity and jobs to remote Alaskan communities. DOE funding has allowed KEA to develop a multi-faceted approach to meet these objectives that includes wind project planning and development, technology transfer, and community outreach. The first wind turbines were installed in the summer of 1997 and the newest turbines were installed in the spring of 2007. The total installed capacity of the KEA wind power project is 1.16 MW with a total of 17 turbines rated between 65 kW and 100 kW. The operation of the wind power plant has resulted in a wind penetration on the utility system in excess of 35% during periods of low loads. This document and referenced attachments are presented as the final technical report for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant agreement DE-FG36-97GO10199. Interim deliverables previously submitted are also referenced within this document and where reasonable to do so, specific sections are incorporated in the report or attached as appendices.

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  • Report No.: Final Technical Report-Kotzebue WInd Power Project
  • Grant Number: FG36-97GO10199
  • DOI: 10.2172/918467 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 918467
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc890322

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Rana Zucchi, Global Energy Concepts, LLC; Brad Reeve, Kotzebue Electric Association & Hooker, DOE Project Officer - Doug. Final Technical Report - Kotzebue Wind Power Porject - Volume I, report, October 26, 2007; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc890322/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.