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The Block Island Wind Farm, the first US offshore wind farm, as seen from Block Island.
The Potential Impact of Offshore Wind Energy on a Future Power System in the U.S. Northeast

The study finds that power system operations can accommodate offshore wind by adapting the system’s generation dispatch and offshore wind curtailment levels.

NREL engineers and technicians lower the rotor and blades off of the Cart 3 research turbine.
NREL's Balance-of-System Cost Model for Land-Based Wind

This technical report explains NREL's Land-based Balance of System Systems Engineering Model and how it can be used to estimate the balance-of-system costs associated with onsite wind power plant construction at land-based wind plants.

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