Community Wind Fact-Sheet Series

In collaboration with the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative's Renewable Energy Trust Fund, the Renewable Energy Research Lab offers this series of fact sheets about Wind Power on the community scale:

  1. Wind Technology Today
  2. Performance, Integration, & Economics
    1. Capacity Factor, Intermittency, and what happens when the wind doesn't blow?
    2. An Introduction to major factors that influence Community Wind economics
  3. Impacts & Issues
  4. Siting in Communities
  5. Resource Assessment
  6. Interpreting Your Wind Resource Data
  7. Permitting in Your Community

Case Studies


Wind Powering America has also published a new fact sheet on Wind Energy Myths.

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