Thursday, October 7, 2010

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

This Report from the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), dated, September 2010, (NREL/TP-500-40745) comprehensively analyzes the key factors impacting the deployment of offshore wind power in the United States and includes a detailed assessment of the nation's offshore wind resources and offshore wind industry, including future job growth potential. The report also analyzes the technology challenges, economics, permitting procedures, and the potential risks and benefits of offshore wind power deployment in U.S. waters.

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