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Assessing life cycle carbon emissions of wind power

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02 July 2021

Assessing life cycle carbon emissions of wind power

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Wind power does not generate emissions, but its life cycle from raw material extraction through manufacturing and construction to end of life disposal does. This insight examines the life cycle carbon emissions of wind power and estimates total emissions by 2050. It investigates the level of emissions at different stages of the wind power life cycle, from raw material extraction to decommissioning. It identifies the key materials that contribute the most emissions and also compares wind power life cycle carbon emissions with other technologies.

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