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Wind Power Resource Estimates

Overview

This data set shows the annual average wind resource potential for Washington State at a height of 50 meters, providing information on the wind resource development potential within the state.

Data Layer Description

Source

U.S. Department of Energy

What this data layer represents

Data shows areas of wind energy potential and possible capacity for wind turbines or wind farm development.

Location

Data encompasses the state of Washington. The spatial data is not suitable for micro-siting projects. Data was generated from 400m resolution raster data sets.

Description

This data set shows the annual average wind resource potential for Washington State at a height of 50 meters, providing information on the wind resource development potential within the state.

How to get the data layer

Data can be downloaded from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) GIS website

How you might make use of this data layer

The data can be used for awareness of the potential of wind resource development.

How to get more information

Vist the U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy website

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