Wind Research Publications

NREL publishes a wide variety of documents about its wind energy research.

Featured Publications

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Offshore Wind Energy Models in Nature Energy

Expanded Modeling Scenarios To Understand the Role of Offshore Wind in Decarbonizing the United States, published in Nature Energyshows the results of expanded modeling to better estimate the role of offshore wind energy in U.S. electricity generation through 2050.

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Grand Challenges in Wind Energy Publication Series

Ten new publications in Wind Energy Science discuss gaps in research related to the atmosphere, wind turbines, plants and the grid, digitization, and environmental and social issues that are needed to support continued wind energy deployment. Read the grand challenges news article.

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Wind Energy Workforce Assessments

The Offshore Wind Market Report: 2023 Edition shares NREL's analysis of the offshore wind energy industry and market, including future trends, for 2022 globally and from Jan. 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023, within the United States.

Annual Publications

Review the Fiscal Year 2024 list of notable publications to date.

See a complete list of publications from Fiscal Year 2023.

Wind Energy Newsletter

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NREL Publications Database

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