6. Economics and the Environment

  1. Paul A. Lynn

Published Online: 19 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch6

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction

How to Cite

Lynn, P. A. (2011) Economics and the Environment, in Onshore and Offshore Wind Energy: An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119954613.ch6

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470976081

Online ISBN: 9781119954613

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Keywords:

  • economics, and environment;
  • wind energy economics;
  • HAWTs cost;
  • large wind farms;
  • learning curve;
  • wind farm operational lifetime;
  • simple payback period (SPP);
  • cost of energy (COE);
  • turbine noise, flicker;
  • RSPB and wind farms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Wind energy economics

  • Environmental aspects

  • References