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T H E W I N D R I S E S
John Farrell
July 24, 2015
4 M A P S S H O W I N G H O W B E T T E R T U R B I N E T E C H N O L O G Y G I V E S
S TA T E S M O R E C L E A N E N E R G Y O P P O R T U N I T Y
1 9 9 1 P N N L D ATA
W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L
Potential Percent of
Electricity from
Onshore Wind Power
0 to 10%
10 to 25%
25 to 50%
50 to 100%
100% or more
80m
Source: http://1.usa.gov/1TWTyos
2 0 1 0 N R E L D ATA
W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L
35% c.f. or better
80m
Potential Percent of
Electricity from
Onshore Wind Power
0 to 10%
10 to 25%
25 to 50%
50 to 100%
100% or moreSource: http://1.usa.gov/1LBmAIV
W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L
30% c.f. or better
2 0 1 0 N R E L D ATA
100m
Potential Percent of
Electricity from
Onshore Wind Power
0 to 10%
10 to 25%
25 to 50%
50 to 100%
100% or moreSource: http://1.usa.gov/1LBmAIV
Potential Percent of
Electricity from
Onshore Wind Power
0 to 10%
10 to 25%
25 to 50%
50 to 100%
100% or more
W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L
2 0 1 5 N R E L D ATA
35% c.f. or better
110m
Source: http://1.usa.gov/1CUrAWk

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How Improved Wind Turbine Technology Boosts Clean Energy Potential

  • 1. T H E W I N D R I S E S John Farrell July 24, 2015 4 M A P S S H O W I N G H O W B E T T E R T U R B I N E T E C H N O L O G Y G I V E S S TA T E S M O R E C L E A N E N E R G Y O P P O R T U N I T Y
  • 2. 1 9 9 1 P N N L D ATA W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L Potential Percent of Electricity from Onshore Wind Power 0 to 10% 10 to 25% 25 to 50% 50 to 100% 100% or more 80m Source: http://1.usa.gov/1TWTyos
  • 3. 2 0 1 0 N R E L D ATA W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L 35% c.f. or better 80m Potential Percent of Electricity from Onshore Wind Power 0 to 10% 10 to 25% 25 to 50% 50 to 100% 100% or moreSource: http://1.usa.gov/1LBmAIV
  • 4. W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L 30% c.f. or better 2 0 1 0 N R E L D ATA 100m Potential Percent of Electricity from Onshore Wind Power 0 to 10% 10 to 25% 25 to 50% 50 to 100% 100% or moreSource: http://1.usa.gov/1LBmAIV
  • 5. Potential Percent of Electricity from Onshore Wind Power 0 to 10% 10 to 25% 25 to 50% 50 to 100% 100% or more W I N D P O W E R P O T E N T I A L 2 0 1 5 N R E L D ATA 35% c.f. or better 110m Source: http://1.usa.gov/1CUrAWk