Northeast Offshore Wind Regional Market Characterization
November 2, 2017 by Sustainable Energy Advantage

This report identifies the opportunities and challenges that will shape the offshore wind market in the Northeastern U.S.

U.S. Job Creation in Offshore Wind
November 2, 2017 by BVG Associates

This report quantifies the job impacts of offshore wind development in the Northeastern U.S. and specifies the types of jobs to be created.

U.S. Jones Act Compliant Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Study
November 2, 2017 by GustoMSC

This report examines the functional requirements and costs of constructing purpose-built vessels that would comply with the U.S. Jones Act and meet the needs of the U.S. offshore wind industry.

Summary of “Framework for Testing the Effectiveness of Bat and Eagle Impact-Reduction Strategies at Wind Energy Projects”
July 20, 2017 by Georgena Terry

This is a summary of “Framework for Testing the Effectiveness of Bat and Eagle Impact-Reduction Strategies at Wind Energy Projects,” a 2016 report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). This summary was prepared for the Northeast Wind Resource Center by the Clean Energy States Alliance.

Summary of “Understanding the Evidence: Wind Turbine Noise”
January 4, 2017 by Georgena Terry

This is a summary of “Understanding the Evidence: Wind Turbine Noise,” a 2015 report by the Council of Canadian Academies’ Expert Panel on Wind Turbine Noise. This summary was prepared for the Northeast Wind Resource Center by the Clean Energy States Alliance.

Summary of “Massachusetts Study on Wind Turbine Acoustics”
January 4, 2017 by Georgena Terry

This is a summary of “Massachusetts Study on Wind Turbine Acoustics,” a 2016 report produced by RSG, Epsilon Associates, and Northeast Wind for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. This summary was prepared for the Northeast Wind Resource Center by the Clean Energy States Alliance.

U.S. Department of Energy Regional Resource Centers Report: State of the Wind Industry in the Regions
April 14, 2016 by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Resource Centers (RRCs) provide unbiased wind energy information to communities and decision makers to help them evaluate wind energy potential and learn about wind power’s benefits and impacts in their regions. The RRCs have identified a wide array of market challenges that continue to hinder wider-scale deployments of wind technologies. This document summarizes the status and drivers for U.S. wind energy development on regional and state levels.