Wind Power Today: Wind Energy Program Highlights 2001

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Wind Power Today is an annual publication that provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Energy Program accomplishments for the previous year. The purpose of Wind Power Today is to show how DOE's Wind Energy Program 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. This 2001 edition of Wind Power Today also includes discussions about wind industry growth in 2001, 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 pages24
StatePublished - 2002

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/BR-500-31583

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102002-1556


  • low wind speed
  • program overview
  • wind energy
  • wind turbine


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