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community ownership affect public attitudes to wind energy ? case study from south-west Scotland

  title={community ownership affect public attitudes to wind energy ? case study from south-west Scotland},
  author={harles R. Warren and M. McFadyen},
This paper presents the results of a study of public attitudes to onshore windfarm development in southwest Scotland. Specifically, it explores the influences of different development models on attitudes to windfarms by comparing public attitudes towards a community-owned windfarm on the Isle of Gigha with attitudes towards several developer-owned windfarms on the adjacent Kintyre peninsula. The study, conducted in 2006, used a questionnaire-based survey (n = 106) to test the hypothesis that… Expand

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