U.S. Renewable Energy Technical Potentials: A GIS-Based Analysis.
Author: Lopez, A.; Roberts, B.; Heimiller, D.; Blair, N.; Porro, G.
Pages/Volumes: 40 pp.
Publication Year: 2012
Document Type: Research Report
NTIS/GPO Number: 1047328
Subject Code Description: Energy Analysis
Abstract: This report presents the state-level results of a spatial analysis effort calculating energy technical potential, reported in square kilometers of available land, megawatts of capacity, and gigawatt-hours of generation, for six different renewable technologies. For this analysis, the system specific power density (or equivalent), efficiency (capacity factor), and land-use constraints were identified for each technology using independent research, published research, and professional contacts. This report also presents technical potential findings from previous reports.
Accession Number: 51946
Library Notes: NPL-1207 REV
Report Numbers: TP-6A20-51946
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