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

  title={A Spatial Hedonic Analysis of the Effects of Wind Energy Facilities on Surrounding Property Values in the United States},
  author={Ben Hoen and Jason P. Brown and Thomas Jackson and Ryan H. Wiser and Mark A. Thayer and Peter Cappers and Ernest Orlando Lawrence},
Previous research on the effects of wind energy facilities on surrounding home values has been limited by small samples of relevant home-sale data and the inability to account adequately for confounding home-value factors and spatial dependence in the data. This study helps fill those gaps. We collected data from more than 50,000 home sales among 27 counties in nine states. These homes were within 10 miles of 67 different wind facilities, and 1,198 sales were within 1 mile of a turbine—many… CONTINUE READING


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