Wind Power Today and Tomorrow

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Wind Power Today and Tomorrow is an annual publication that provides an overview of the wind research conducted under the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program. The purpose of Wind Power Today and Tomorrow is to show how DOE supports wind turbine research and deployment in hopes of furthering the advancement of wind technologies that produce clean, low-cost,reliable energy. Content objectives include: educate readers about the advantages and potential for widespread deployment of wind energy; explain the program's objectives and goals; describe the program's accomplishments in research and application; examine the barriers to widespread deployment; describe the benefits of continued research and development; facilitate technology transfer; andattract cooperative wind energy projects with industry. This 2003 edition of the program overview also includes discussions about wind industry growth in 2003, how DOE is taking advantage of low wind speed regions through advancing technology, and distributed applications for small wind turbines.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages36
StatePublished - 2004

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-500-34915

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102004-1894


  • low wind speed technologies
  • program overview
  • Wind and Hydropower Technologies Program
  • wind energy
  • wind turbine


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