Renewables

September 20 2016 0comment(s)

Property Values and Vt Wind Projects

Posted by Wind Works VT In Renewables

Opponents of wind power frequently claim that wind projects reduce property values. As with all the other claims put forward by opponents, it's important to look at the actual data. Numerous studies have shown that wind power does not affect property values long-term. An analysis released in 2013 by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory analyzed more than 50,000 home sales near 67 wind facilities across nine U.S. States and did not uncover any impact to nearby home property values.

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August 11 2016 0comment(s)

Wind Turbines and Sound: Separating Myths from Facts

Posted by Wind Works VT In Renewables

One subject that frequently comes up when we talk about wind energy is sound. Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation spread on this topic. You may have heard that it will create a new mysterious illness, will hurt you or will kill all the birds. In fact, wind turbines won’t make you ill, and they won’t hurt you. As for birds, nearly everyone who truly cares about wildlife has learned from the overwhelming scientific studies, that climate change is their biggest ‎threat.

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