Counting Jobs and Economic Impacts from Distributed Wind in the United States (Poster). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory).
Author: Tegen, S.
Pages/Volumes: 1 pg.
Publication Year: 2014
Notes: Presented at the 2014 American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference, 5-8 May 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada
Document Type: Poster Session
NTIS/GPO Number: 1132115
Subject Code Description: Wind Energy
Abstract: This conference poster describes the distributed wind Jobs and Economic Development Imapcts (JEDI) model. The goal of this work is to provide a model that estimates jobs and other economic effects associated with the domestic distributed wind industry. The distributed wind JEDI model is a free input-output model that estimates employment and other impacts resulting from an investment in distributed wind installations. Default inputs are from installers and industry experts and are based on existing projects. User input can be minimal (use defaults) or very detailed for more precise results. JEDI can help evaluate potential scenarios, current or future; inform stakeholders and decision-makers; assist businesses in evaluating economic development impacts and estimating jobs; assist government organizations with planning and evaluating and developing communities.
Accession Number: 60211
Library Notes: NPL-1405 REV
Report Numbers: PO-5000-61252
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