Country:United States
Year:1999
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:1999
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Information and Education, Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion
Policy Target:Wind>Onshore, Wind
Policy Sector:Electricity
Agency:U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
URL:http://apps2.eere.energy.gov/wind/windexchange/
Description:

WINDExchange is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) initiative which has a network of state wind working groups, state energy officials, DOE and national lab representatives and professional and institutional partners. The program is designed to educate, engage, and enable critical stakeholders to make informed decisions about how wind energy can contribute to the U.S. electricity supply. WINDExchange provides wind maps and validation to help states and regions build capacity to support and accelerate wind energy deployment. The program also provides information to inform policy decisions and incentive conversations as well as links and summaries of activities at the local, state, and regional levels. Other information resources include links publications, webinars, podcasts, videos, wind working groups, economic impact studies, wind turbine ordinances, success stories, stakeholder interviews, and lessons learned.

WINDExchange also presents awards to: public-owned utilities and cooperatives for their leadership in promoting wind energy development; the first utility-scale wind projects in a state; and outstanding partners and advocates.

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