Reports & Studies

Reports & Studies

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Below are links to numerous studies and reports to help you make informed decisions.

General Information

Review and Status of Wind Integration and Transmission in the U.S.
Enabling Wind Power Nationwide
Answering your questions about wind energy

Benefits of Wind

Wind Power's Consumer Benefits
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What does wind power mean for America?
Farming the Wind: The Impact of Wind Energy on Farming

Health

Wind Turbines and Health
Wind Turbine Sound and Health Effects: An Expert Panel Review
Wind Turbine Health Impact Study: Report of Independent Expert Panel
Wind Turbine Health Impact Study (PPT)
Wind Farms and Human Health
Ultrasound and infrasound: health effects
The Health Impact of Wind Turbines
Strategic Health Impact Assessment on Wind Energy Development in Oregon 2012
Report on Health Impacts of Wind Turbines.
Public Health Impacts of Wind Turbines
Potential Health Impact of Wind Turbines
Noise annoyance from wind turbines: a review
No Direct Causal Link Between Wind Turbines and Adverse Health Effects
Low frequency noise and annoyance
Infrasound emission from wind turbines
Infrasound and low frequency noise from wind turbines
Health effects Exposure to Ultrasound and Infrasound
Health effects and wind turbines: a review of the literature
Environmental noise and health in the UK
Environmental impacts of wind-energy projects
Addressing Concerns with Wind Turbines and Human Health
Summary of Conclusions of 25 Reviews of Research Literature on Wind Farms and Health

Jobs & Economic Development

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Wind Brings Jobs and Economic Development to All 50 States
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MN Wind and Solar Supply Chain Businesses - Feb 2017
MN Clean Energy Economy Profile
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MN Clean Energy - Economic Impacts & Policy Drivers - Energy Transition Lab
Clean Jobs Midwest

Property Values

A Spatial Hedonic Analysis of the Effects of Wind Energy Facilities on Surrounding Property Values in the United States

Reliability

Active Power Control from Wind

Wildlife

Wind Turbine Interactions with Wildlife and their Habitats
Wind Turbine Interactions with Birds, Bats, and their Habitats:
Eagle Initiative
Comparison of Reported Effects and Risks to Vertebrate from Six Electricity Generation Types in the New York/New England Region
Avian Mortality at Windows: The Second Largest Human Source of Bird Mortality on Earth

More Links

DOE. Wind Energy Guide for Commissioners