A map of wind power classes for Wyoming and Colorado.

A map of wind power classes for Wyoming and Colorado.

Detailed Description

Orange to purple areas represent poor to superb wind power potential, respectively. Green patches represent known wind turbine locations. (source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory; USGS images). Figure 2 (left): Wind power classes for 50 meters above-ground elevation in Wyoming (777 turbines). Figure 3 (right): Wind power classes for 50 meters above-ground elevation in Colorado (910 turbines).

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Image Dimensions: 712 x 267

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