Faculty Advisor

Thompson, Robert W.

Abstract

The place of wind power in the renewable energy economy is discussed and the current state of wind power is explored through research. Wind turbine effectiveness and barriers to wind power installation are also explored. Ultimately, wind power's potential contributions to the city of Worcester, the state of Massachusetts, and the United States as a whole are considered.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2005

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Chemical Engineering

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