51 Pages Posted: 28 Jun 2008 Last revised: 18 Dec 2008
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.
Keywords: energy, renewable energy, wind power, land use
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Rosenberg, Ronald H., Making Renewable Energy a Reality - Finding Ways to Site Wind Power Facilities. William & Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, Vol. 32, p. 635, 2008; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 08-11. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1152404
By Alun Preece