I noted in my recent post on wind turbines and tourism that a related issue, wind farms and property values, was also important to consider. A new study does just that, and finds “no statistical evidence” of effects. Read More
Do Wind Turbines Affect Property Values? No — or at Least “No Statistical Evidence” — Says New Hedonic Study
October 22nd, 2013
September 18th, 2013
My family and I were fortunate to get to vacation last month with cousins, siblings, and grandparents on a long road trip around an area northeast of home. Great family time, loads of car games and card games, historical and natural attractions, and lots of driving practice.
The trip also included chances to see whales doing their thing, and wind farms doing theirs. To this ocean-loving and energy-oriented tourist, both aspects of the trip — the whales and the turbines — were marvels to behold. They have important differences, but more similarities than you might think. Read More
February 6th, 2013
A new report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) shows just how far their commitment to offshore wind has taken them, and where they’re headed. Meanwhile, in the United States, no turbines, but progress nonetheless. And in Asia, some notable results. Read More