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Wind Power: Issues and Opportunities for Advancing Technology, Expanding Renewable Generation and Reducing Emissions

Product ID:1023455
Date Published:07-Jul-2011
File size:8.28 MB
Sector Name:Environment
Document Type:Brochure
FileType:Adobe PDF (.pdf)
Price:No Charge

This Product is publicly available.

Abstract
This paper focuses on research, development, demonstration, and deployment (RDD&D) issues consistent with expanding wind's worldwide role in serving consumer demand at low cost in a clean, reliable, and sustainable manner. It identifies opportunities for cost-performance improvements in resource assessment, energy capture, O&M, transmission, grid operations and planning, project development, and impact mitigation. Based on EPRI's technology assessments, this paper also highlights RDD&D priorities that individually promise the greatest savings and productivity gains and together foretell "super turbines" capable of achieving aggressive cost, performance, and deployment targets.
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Program 190  Waterpower
Keywords
  • Emissions
  • Expansion
  • Generation
  • Power
  • Technology
  • Wind
Report
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