The study examined a variety of factors - including technological, environmental, regulatory, and economic considerations - associated with potential sites off the coast of Georgia. The study identified Jekyll Island and Tybee Island as two locations with the best potential. Of the two locations, Tybee Island was deemed to be better suited because of reduced visual disturbance, improved wind resources, and closer proximity to industrial and maintenance resources.
Southern Winds Summary Project Report 2007- A Study of Wind Power Generation Potential Off the Georgia Coast
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), Strategic Energy Institute (SEI); Southern Company
Friday, October 5, 2007