Wind energy: legal issues and institutional barriers

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Before the potential of wind energy can be realized, large-scale commercialization will have to occur. Standing in the way of commercial development are various institutional and legal barriers. These include (1) possible conflicts with existing zoning and other land-use planning schemes, (2) the question of guaranteeing access to the wind, (3) possible tort and environmental law issues raised by WECS operation, and (4) the critical problem of creating financial incentives. The implications of each of these issues and solutions where practicable are presented.

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Coit, L. June 1, 1979.

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Before the potential of wind energy can be realized, large-scale commercialization will have to occur. Standing in the way of commercial development are various institutional and legal barriers. These include (1) possible conflicts with existing zoning and other land-use planning schemes, (2) the question of guaranteeing access to the wind, (3) possible tort and environmental law issues raised by WECS operation, and (4) the critical problem of creating financial incentives. The implications of each of these issues and solutions where practicable are presented.

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  • Report No.: SERI/TR-62-241
  • Grant Number: EG-77-C-01-4042
  • DOI: 10.2172/6203973 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6203973
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1106040

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Coit, L. Wind energy: legal issues and institutional barriers, report, June 1, 1979; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1106040/: accessed June 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.