Gone with the Wind: Valuing the Visual Impacts of Wind turbines through House Prices

Tipton County Indiana (east of Kokomo, IN).

“…The overall finding is that operational wind farm developments reduce prices in locations where the turbines are visible, relative to where they are not visible, and that the effects are causal. This price reduction is around 5-6% on average for housing with a visible wind farm within 2km, falling to under 2% between 2-4km, and to near zero between 8-14km, which is at the limit of likely visibility…”(more)

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