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created Feb 19 2015

updated Jun 13 2018

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Annual average wind resource potential for the state of Colorado at a 50 meter height. Includes the wind power class, an indicator of likely resource strength. Generated for Colorado by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Navigate to NREL source for most current information.

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NREL - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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CEO - Colorado Energy Office
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https://www.nrel.gov/
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https://www.nrel.gov/research/
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Unit of Analysis
Vector polygon
Geographic Coverage
State
Data Description
Date of Initial Dataset Creation
12/08/2011
Field Names, comma delimited
id, wpc
Long Description
Annual average wind resource potential for the state of Colorado at a 50 meter height. Includes the wind power class, an indicator of likely resource strength. Generated for Colorado by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Navigate to NREL source for most current information.
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Wind potential measure and location
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Most current data at source
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Static
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Horizontal Coordinate System
WGS84, EPSG:4326
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WGS84
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159846
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