Wind Energy – A Step towards Non-Conventional Energy Resources

Shailendra Kumar Bohidar, Ritesh Sharma, Prabhat Ranjan Mishra


Wind energy is now recognized as an important energy resource throughout the world. Utilization of renewable energy resources appears to be one of the most efficient and effective ways in   achieving sustainable development, that is now widely seen as important to worldwide public opinion. Among renewable energy sources, wind energy, which is a free, clean, and renewable source of energy, which will never run out, plays a big role. With this rapid growth, it is important to achieve a better understanding of how wind energy is being perceived by the public. Results regarding general wind energy attitudes signify overall public support for wind energy. In addition, those living closest to the wind farm indicate the lowest levels of support, while those living farthest away indicate much stronger support. This paper presents a critical review of the existing literature of wind power.

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