Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States- Assessment of Opportunities and Barriers

Source/Sponsor: 
US Department of Energy (DOE)
Creator/Author: 
US Department of Energy (DOE), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL); Energetics Incorporated
Description: 

The report provides an overview of offshore wind energy resources in the United States, status and trends in offshore wind energy technology, offshore wind economics, federal and state regulatory pathways for offshore wind facility siting and permitting, environmental and socioeconomic risks of offshore wind projects, and environmental and economic opportunities of large-scale offshore wind deployment.

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Publication Date: 
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Resource Type: 
Document