California Energy Commission. 1984. Wind Energy: Investing in Our Future. Revised Edition, California Energy Commission, Sacramento, California, March. (See also Rashkin and Ringer below.)
California Energy Commission. 1985. Wind Atlas. California Energy Commission, Sacramento, California, April.
de Vries, O. 1979. Fluid Dynamic Aspects of Wind Energy Conversion. National Aerospace Laboratory, The Netherlands, sponsored by the NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development, AGARD-AG-243, July. (available from the National Technical Information Service as NTIS AD/A076315. )
Eggleston, D. M., and F. S. Stoddard. 1987. Wind Turbine Engineering Design. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York.
Electric Power Research Institute. 1986. Proceedings of a Workshop on Prospects and Requirements for Geographic Expansion of Wind Power Usage. EPRI report AP-4794, November. (Results of a conference that examined the potential for use of wind power stations in regions of the United States beyond California. See also Solar Energy Research Institute Wind Atlas entry below.
Freris, L. L., ed. 1990. Wind Energy Conversion Systems. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Gipe, P. 1989. Wind Energy Comes of Age in California. Paul Gipe & Associates, Tehachapi, California, May. (A fairly complete, rational summary of the evolution and performance of the large-scale California wind power stations, including comparisons with other countries and potential.)
Hohmeyer, O. 1988. Social Costs of Energy Consumption: External Effects of Electricity Generation in the Federal Republic of Germany. Document EUR 11519, Commission of the European Communities, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (English). (Excellent treatise by a staff member of the Fraunhofer Institute of the direct and indirect costs of various classes of energy sources.)
Lynette, R., & Associates, Inc. 1985. Wind Power Stations: 1984 Experience Assessment. Interim Report, Research Project RP 1996-2, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, January. (One of a series of reports sponsored by EPRI that tracked the operations and maintenance performance of a large number of California wind power installations.)
Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress. 1985. New Electric Power Technologies: Problems and Prospects for the Nineties. OTA, Washington, D.C., February.
Pepper, J. 1985. Wind Farm Economics from a Utility's Perspective. Pacific Gas & Electric Company, San Francisco, California, August. (One of a series of examinations and comparisons of wind farm economics by a utility economist. Later publications appear under the name Janis Pepper-Slate, Enertron Consultants, Los Altos, California.)
Pollock, C. 1986. Decommissioning: Nuclear Power's Missing Link. WorldWatch Institute, Washington, D.C., April. (One of a series of papers published by the WorldWatch Institute on the environmental impact of various means of power generation.)