Wind Resource Assessment: San Nicolas Island, California

    Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


    The joint Department of Energy (DOE) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) report was prepared as an account of work for others funding contract, sponsored by the Department of Defense (DoD) Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) under DOE Contract #DE-AC02-83CH 1 0093. This report documents the wind resources on San Nicolas Island (SNI) from detailed fieldmeasurements collected for one year and coarse historical data collected over 32 years. This report will be used by DoD/United States Navy (USN) Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center (NEFSC) as input for additional economic and feasibility studies for a Wind-Diesel installation for SNI.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages109
    StatePublished - 1996

    Bibliographical note

    Work performed by Timothy L. Olsen Consulting, Denver, Colorado and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden Colorado

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/TP-442-20231


    • California
    • San Nicolas Island
    • wind resource assessment


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