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Wind power potential of Alaska

Tunis Wentink

Wind power potential of Alaska

part II, wind duration curve fits and output power estimates for typical windmills

by Tunis Wentink

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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wind power,
  • Winds -- Alaska,
  • Windmills

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWind duration cure fits and output power estimates for typical windmills
    StatementTunis Wentink
    ContributionsUnited States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Federal Wind Energy Program, United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Technical Information Center
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 73, A-11 p. :
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14895006M

    In addition, the areas with the best wind potential in Alaska are concentrated along remote stretches of coastline, including along the Aleutian Islands, and offshore, while most of the interior's onshore wind potential is characterized as having fair, low, or poor wind speed conditions.   NEW YORK — Accelerating the development of offshore wind power would bring a significant economic boost to a national economy battered by the COVID pandemic, according to a new study.. Commissioned by four energy-industry groups, the study assessed the impact of potential Bureau of Ocean Energy Management lease auctions for offshore wind power through

    Craft is the managing owner of Alaska Environmental Power, a nine turbine, two megawatt wind farm in the Delta Junction area. In July , the RCA approved Golden Valley Electrical Association’s tariff sheet, which details what the utility charges independent power producers of wind and solar energy for service, and the justification for. Rules and regulations for Annette Islands Reserve, Alaska, for Metlakahtla Indians and other Alaskan natives, prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, Janu , under the provisions of the act of March 3, by United States (Book).

    The United States has the potential of installing 10 terawatt (TW) of onshore wind power and 4 TW of offshore wind. The U.S. Department of Energy’s report 20% Wind Energy by envisioned that wind power could supply 20% of all the country's electricity, which included a contribution of 4% from offshore wind power. W miles of coastline and some of the largest tidal ranges in the world, Alaska has enormous potential for generating electricity from both tides and waves. In fact, a recent study estimated that Alaska had 90% of the tidal power potential in the entire U.S. Cook Inlet in particular is host to the one of the largest tidal ranges in.


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