TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Synthesis 28: Investigating Safety Impacts of Energy Technologies on Airports and Aviation explores physical, visual, and communications systems interference impacts from energy technologies on airports and aviation safety.
The energy technologies that are the focus of this report include the following:
• solar photovoltaic panels and farms,
• concentrating solar power plants,
• wind turbine generators and farms, and
• traditional power plants.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2011. Investigating Safety Impacts of Energy Technologies on Airports and Aviation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/14590.
|Chapter One - Introduction||5-6|
|Chapter Two - Energy Technologies and Types of Impacts||7-14|
|Chapter Three - Solar Energy and Potential Impacts||15-19|
|Chapter Four - Wind Energy and Potential Impacts||20-26|
|Chapter Five - Traditional Power Plants and Potential Impacts||27-29|
|Chapter Six - Electrical Transmission Infrastructure||30-30|
|Chapter Seven - Summary of Data Gaps and Current Agency Programs||31-32|
|Chapter Eight - Conclusions||33-34|
|Glossary of Terms, Abbreviations, and Acronyms||35-37|
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