Ecological and economic cost-benefit analysis of offshore wind energy

  title={Ecological and economic cost-benefit analysis of offshore wind energy},
  author={Brian S. Snyder and Mark J. Kaiser},
Wind energy has experienced dramatic growth over the past decade. A small fraction of this growth has occurred offshore, but as the best wind resources become developed onshore, there is increasing interest in the development of offshore winds. Like any form of power production, offshore wind energy has both positive and negative impacts. The potential negative impacts have stimulated a great deal of opposition to the first offshore wind power proposals in the U.S. and have delayed the… CONTINUE READING
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