Evaluation of Onshore Wind Resource Potential According to Environmental Conservation Value Assessment

국토환경성평가에 의한 육상 풍력자원 잠재량 산정

  • Received : 2012.12.04
  • Accepted : 2013.03.15
  • Published : 2013.06.28


In order to analyze the effect of environmental protection on wind energy dissemination quantitatively, the onshore wind resource potential is estimated using Environmental Conservation Value Assessment Map and Korea Wind Resource Map. The onshore wind resource potential of 11 GW is calculated if wind farm development is prohibited within Class 1 area of Environmental Conservation Value Assessment plus 500 m buffer area. Therefore it is worried that environmental protection would be a practical barrier of accomplishing 4,155 thousand TOE target of wind energy dissemination until 2030.


Environmental conservation value assessment map(ECVAM);Korea wind resource map;Wind resource potential


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