Public acceptance of renewable energy projects: A focus in wind energy

Monika Suskevics, Matthias Buchecker, Sebastian Eiter, Dina Stober, Igor Kuvac, Berthe Jongejan, Standa Martinat, Cheryl de Boer

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Wind energy has been one of the most controversial renewable energy types considering its acceptance by the public and different stakeholders. This chapter first discusses the role of different acceptance concerns of wind energy. Then examples are provided about most relevant acceptance concerns across Europe based on the results of a recent expert web-survey. The chapter concludes with some recommendations for wind energy planning practice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRenewable Energy and Landscape Quality
Subtitle of host publicationCOST Action TU1401
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherJovis Verlag GmbH
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-3-86859-524-6
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2018




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