Offshore Wind Power in the United States Hardback
Edited by Samuel D. Perkins, Melanie A. Everett
Offshore wind power is poised to deliver an essential contribution to a clean, robust and diversified U.S. energy portfolio. Capturing and using this large and inexhaustible resource has the potential to mitigate climate change, improve the environment, increase energy security and stimulate the U.S. economy. The United States is now deliberating an energy policy that will have a powerful impact on the nation's energy and economic health for decades to come.
This book provides a broad understanding of today's wind industry and the offshore resource, as well as the associated technology challenges, economics, permitting procedures and potential risks and benefits.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 246 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 05/08/2011
- Category: Energy technology & engineering
- ISBN: 9781612093086