Potential Economic Impacts from Offshore Wind in the Great Lakes Region (Fact Sheet). Economic Impacts of Offshore Wind, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE).
Author: Tegen, S.; Keyser, D.
Pages/Volumes: 2 pp.
Publication Year: 2014
Document Type: Factsheet, Flyer, Pamphlet
NTIS/GPO Number: 1117053
Abstract: Offshore wind is a clean, renewable source of energy and can be an economic driver in the United States. To better understand the employment opportunities and other potential regional economic impacts from offshore wind development, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded research that focuses on four regions of the country. The studies use multiple scenarios with various local job and domestic manufacturing content assumptions. Each regional study uses the new offshore wind Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (JEDI) model, developed by DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory. This fact sheet summarizes the potential economic impacts identified by the study for the Great Lakes region.
Accession Number: 57511
Library Notes: NPL-1401 REV
Report Numbers: FS-5000-57511; DOE/GO-102014-3857
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