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GLRPPR Sector Resource: A Report on Wind Energy

A Report on Wind Energy

This report presents an overview of the wind energy industry. It begins with an explanation for how wind energy works. Then an analysis of the current state of the electric industry is presented, along with a discussion of wind energy's benefits that have led to the current expansion. Steps in building a wind farm and local issues that often arise are explored. The report concludes with a discussion of potential future developments in wind energy.


IL Comm. on Government Forecasting & Accounability

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June 2008

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GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


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