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Beyond Technical Potential: NREL Explores the Challenges of Siting Wind in a Low-Carbon Future

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Article from the National Research Energy Lab (NREL) that addresses several questions based on their research: 1) How do land use and turbine technology Influence U.S. wind potential? and 2) How do these wind siting considerations impact the evolution of the U.S. power system? Detailed geospatial and power-sector modeling points to need for more integrated planning to balance local deployment decisions with decarbonization goals

Resource Date: 
March 10, 2021