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A review of the environmental and human impacts from wind parks. A case study for the Prefecture of Lasithi, Crete

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A review of the wind parks’ environmental and human impacts, based on extended research on the most recent relevant bibliography, is carried out in the present paper. The results of former studies are presented on:•the impact on the aesthetic of the landscape•the noise emissions•the impact on birds and wildlife•the shadow flicker from wind turbines•the occupation of land•the wind turbines electromagnetic interference.

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  • Katsaprakakis, Dimitris Al., 2012. "A review of the environmental and human impacts from wind parks. A case study for the Prefecture of Lasithi, Crete," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 16(5), pages 2850-2863.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:16:y:2012:i:5:p:2850-2863
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2012.02.041
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