Wind Energy Resource Atlas of the Dominican Republic.
Author: Elliott, D.; Schwartz, M.; George, R.; Haymes, S.; Heimiller, D.; Scott, G.; Kline, J.
Pages/Volumes: 218 pp.
Publication Year: 2001
Document Type: Research Report
NTIS/GPO Number: 15000080
Subject Code Description: Wind Energy
Abstract: The Wind Energy Resource Atlas of the Dominican Republic identifies the wind characteristics and the distribution of the wind resource in this country. This major project is the first of its kind undertaken for the Dominican Republic. The information contained in the atlas is necessary to facilitate the use of wind energy technologies, both for utility-scale power generation and off-grid wind energy applications. A computerized wind mapping system developed by NREL generated detailed wind resource maps for the entire country. This technique uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to produce high-resolution (1-square kilometer) annual average wind resource maps.
Accession Number: 27602
Library Notes: NPL-0112 REV
Report Numbers: TP-500-27602
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