Wind power

This page contains studies related to wind energy conducted in the Atmosphere/Energy Program of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Stanford University.

Wind versus coal (Science, 2001)

U.S. winds and wind power at 80 m (JGR, 2003)

Evaluation of global wind power from data (JGR, 2005)

World, land, and jet stream saturation wind energy potential and effects of wind farms on the atmosphere

Supplying baseload power and and reducing transmission requirements by interconnecting wind farms (J. Appl. Meteorology and Climatology, 2007)

California and east coast offshore wind energy potential

Geographical and seasonal variability of the global "practical" wind resource (Applied Geography, 2013)

Roadmaps to power states, countries, and the world for all purposes with wind, water, and sunlight

Taming hurricanes with arrays of offshore wind turbines (Nature Climate Change, 2014)

Onshore wind energy atlas for the United States accounting for land use restrictions and wind speed thresholds (Smart Energy, 2021)

United States offshore wind energy atlas: availability, potential, and economic insights based on wind speeds at different altitudes and thresholds and policy-informed exclusions (Energy Conversion and Management, 2023)

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