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The Economics of Wind Energy


  • John Martin
  • Doug Ramsey


In the summer of 2008 the authors of this article met with Boone Pickens to discuss the centerpiece of the Pickens plan for moving the U.S. toward energy independence: the feasibility of wind power as a source for the production of electricity. That meeting, along with their survey of published sources, leads the authors to the following conclusions: Copyright Copyright (c) 2009 Morgan Stanley.

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  • John Martin & Doug Ramsey, 2009. "The Economics of Wind Energy," Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Morgan Stanley, vol. 21(2), pages 100-109.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jacrfn:v:21:y:2009:i:2:p:100-109

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    1. Ivana Ryvolová & Alena Zemplinerová, 2010. "Ekonomie obnovitelných zdrojů energie - příklad větrné energie v České republice
      [The Economics of Renewable Energy - Example of Wind Energy in the Czech Republic]
      ," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2010(6), pages 814-825.

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