Making Renewable Energy a Reality - Finding Ways to Site Wind Power Facilities
Ronald H. Rosenberg
William & Mary Law School
William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 32, p. 635, 2008
William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-11
This article considers the increased interest in wind power as an alternative to conventional electricity generation in the United States. After examining the pros and cons of the wind energy technology, it discusses the land use and environmental implications of siting large, utility scale wind farm facilities. It suggests ways in which the siting of such facilities might be treated in the future.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 51
Keywords: energy, renewable energy, wind power, land use
Date posted: June 28, 2008 ; Last revised: December 18, 2008
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