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Title: Assessing the Potential for Renewable Energy on National Forest System Lands.
Pages/Volumes: 123 pp.
Publication Year: 2005
Document Type: Book, Booklet, Conference Proceedings
NTIS/GPO Number: 15014827
Subject Code Description: Buildings
Abstract: This technical report and CD for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USFS), evaluates the potential for renewable energy resource development on National Forest System (NFS) lands. USFS can use the report findings to consider potential for development of solar and wind energy resources on NFS lands, in land management decisions. The Geographical Information System (GIS) based analysis resulted in the following findings: (1) Ninety-nine National Forest Units have high potential for power production from one or more of these solar and wind energy sources; and (2) Twenty National Forest Units in nine states have high potential for power production from two or more of these solar and wind energy sources.
Accession Number: 36759
Library Notes: NPL-0502 REV
Report Numbers: BK-710-36759


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