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Tourists Flock to Wind Turbines: 14 Examples of Ecotourism

Tourists Flock to Wind Turbines: 14 Examples of Ecotourism

Date: 3/11/2014

A recent Navigant study found that ten times as many Americans have positive attitudes toward wind energy compared with those who have negative attitudes. Wind turbines across the country have become tourist attractions, just like their old windmill predecessors. Allie Brown, renewable energy associate at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, researched wind projects in her region and wrote a blog post describing them and their effect on local tourism.

This information was last updated on March 11, 2014