Wind Power Today: Federal Wind Program Highlights

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Wind Power Today 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 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. Contentobjectives 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; and attract cooperative windenergy projects with industry.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages32
StatePublished - 2005

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-500-37147

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102005-2115


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


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