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Status and outlook for wind energy research and development in Canada circa 1984

M. S. Chappell

Status and outlook for wind energy research and development in Canada circa 1984

by M. S. Chappell

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Published by National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wind power -- Research -- Canada.,
  • Energy development -- Canada.,
  • Windmills -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.S. Chappell.
    SeriesTechnical memorandum / National Research Council of Canada, Division of Energy, Wind Energy Program -- TM-WE-022., Technical memorandum (Wind Energy Program (Canada)) -- TM-WE-022.
    ContributionsWind Energy Program (Canada), Wind Energy Symposium (7th : 1984 : Toronto, Ont.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ820 .C53 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 36 p. :
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21100166M

    The National Research Council was asked to establish an expert committee to carry out a scientific study of the environmental impacts of wind-energy projects, focusing on the Mid-Atlantic Highlands 1 (MAH) as a case example. The study was to consider adverse and beneficial effects, including impacts on landscapes, viewsheds, wildlife, habitats, water resources, air pollution, greenhouse gases. On a wet and blustery spring day in June , Frédéric Savage, a good-natured civil engineer, eases his strapping frame into a Toyota Matrix and navigates the mud-splattered car out of the storied copper-mining town of Murdochville, Que., in central Gaspé, past the shuttered stores and a small hotel, across the highway, and, finally, onto the steep, rutted track that winds up Mont Miller.

    Canada has great potential for more land-based wind farm sites, and has only recently turned to offshore projects. By , BC and Ontario will be the first provinces with offshore wind farms under development. The increased grid integration of wind energy has led to the manufacturing of larger, higher capacity wind turbines.   “Wind power is an important part of America’s energy strategy,” said Secretary of Energy Rick Perry in March, while announcing $ million in new funding for wind R&D.

    The United States faces energy shortages and increasing energy prices within the next few decades (Duncan ).Coal, petroleum, natural gas, and other mined fuels provide 75% of US electricity and 93% of other US energy needs ().On average, every year each American uses ab kilowatt-hours (kWh), equivalent to liters of oil, for all purposes, including transportation, heating. Between and , the cost of wind, solar, and natural gas dropped dramatically. In , EIA expected that, after rising by % in , U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions would decrease by % in and by % in due to a shift away from coal and toward renewables and natural gas.. Renewable energy has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions in three key energy.


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