2015 Cost of Wind Energy Review

This annual report uses representative utility-scale projects to estimate the levelized cost of energy for land-based and offshore wind plants in the United States.

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2013 Wind Technologies Market Report

This report, published in August 2014, provides an overview of trends in the wind technologies market.  The report specifically discusses trends in installation, industry, technology, performance, cost, and wind power price as well as certain policy and market drivers.  Its overall conclusion is that “annual wind power capacity additions in the United States were modest…

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Relationship between Wind Turbines and Residential Property Values in Massachusetts

This study analyzes whether wind turbines “have a negative impact on property values in urban settings” in Massachusetts.  The data used is from “more than 122,000 home sales, between 1998 and 2012, that occurred near the current or future location of 41 turbines in densely-populated Massachusetts communities.”  Overall, “the study found no net effects due…

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