Effects of Wind Turbines on Property Values in Rhode Island

This study analyzes “the effect that onshore wind turbines have on nearby property values in Rhode Island.”  The data used is from nearly 50,000 “single-family, owner-occupied housing transactions within five miles of turbine sites in Rhode Island over the time period from January 2000 to February 2013.”  The authors’ overall conclusion is that “across a…

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Rhode Island Renewable Energy Siting Partnership Final Report: Volume 1, Summary Report

“The Renewable Energy Siting Partnership (RESP) is a state-wide renewable energy resource assessment and siting analysis in Rhode Island that blends a worldwide literature review, state-specific original research, and an extensive stakeholder engagement process to help Rhode Islanders evaluate and plan for renewable energy in their communities.”  One of the three categories of renewable energy…

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