Energy Resources Program
Press Releases, Technical Announcements, Publications, Field Reports, and Science Highlights.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Press Release & Publication
The U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department of Energy, in partnership with DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the American Wind Energy Association, released the United States Wind Turbine Database and the USWTDB Viewer to access this new public dataset.
Categories: All, Other Energy, Wind, Type: Press Release
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Categories: All, Other Energy, Wind
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
USGS Publication: Data Series 817
The wind turbine dataset was updated as follows: It now includes new turbines listed in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Obstacle Repository System (ORS) Digital Obstacle File (DOF) through March 2, 2014. This is 171 new turbines and over 1000 updated ORS numbers...
Categories: All, Other Energy, Wind, Type: USGS Publication
Thursday, May 14, 2015
USGS Technical Release
USGS has released a preliminary methodology to assess the population level impacts of onshore wind energy development on birds and bats.
Categories: All, Other Energy, Wind, Type: Technical Announcement
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Publication: Data Series
This dataset represents an update to USGS Data Series 596. Locations and attributes of wind turbines in New Mexico, 2009 (available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/596/). This updated New Mexico wind turbine Data Series provides geospatial data for all 562 wind turbines established within the State of New Mexico as of June 2011, an increase of 155 wind turbines from 2009.
USGS Publication: Data Series 782
This dataset represents an update to USGS Data Series 597. Locations and attributes of wind turbines in Colorado, 2009 (available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/597/). This updated Colorado wind turbine Data Series provides geospatial data for all 1,204 wind turbines established within the State of Colorado as of September 2011, an increase of 297 wind turbines from 2009.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Technical Announcement & Publication
Land and resource managers now have a comprehensive new map of coal and wind energy resources information for southwestern Wyoming. This map has been released by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Wyoming State Geological Survey, as Part A of a two part energy map and data series.
Categories: All, Coal, Coal Assessments, Other Energy, Wind, Regional Studies, Southwestern Wyoming (WLCI), Type: Technical Announcement, Type: USGS Publication
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