The American Wind Energy Association‘s annual conference (Wind Power Expo 2012) held in Atlanta this week brought together international experts on wind energy, public policy, the environment, and technology. Richard Delaney represented D&A Inc. on a community development panel and delivered a workshop on the importance of community engagement in wind energy projects. Read on to view the slides from the workshop and find more ways to stay informed on wind energy.
Obtaining community support is paramount to reducing overall risks and executing sustainable and successful wind energy projects. Check out the following slideshow from the workshop for further points and strategies to ensure community support: Dealing with community opposition (NIMBYism) to wind power.
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