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This report discusses the results of a pilot study undertaken in early 2010 on wind turbine noise levels. Neighbors living near a 3 turbine, 4.5 MW wind power facility in Maine, United States, complained that the turbine noise was unwelcome and annoying.

Source: United States Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Date: June 2010

This report explores the cost and benefit effects of renewable energy (RE) expansion in the German power and heat sector.

Source: German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Date: June 2010

This European Commission communication to the European Parliament and Council concludes that moving towards a low carbon economy needs new technology to be conceived, tested, and then deployed. Public and private investment in energy technology development has to increase substantially.

Source: Commission of the European Communities
Date: July 2009

According to this publication, growth in Canada’s installed wind energy capacity has an impact on the Canadian economy in terms of job creation, direct investment, contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and induced benefits.

Source: Canadian Wind Energy Association
Date: January 2006

This paper focuses on the debate concerning the creation of "low-carbon" jobs. Government action on climate change promises economic opportunity.

Source: Global Climate Network
Date: March 2010

This publication asks, “What is the net employment effect of implementing the aggressive scenario outlined in the Tackling Climate Change report?” According to the authors, the question is timely because the broad, aggressive, sustained deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy addres

Source: American Solar Energy Society
Date: October 2009

This report analyses global wind energy and tries to reflect the characteristics and prospects for Chinese wind power.

Source: Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association, Global Wind Energy Council, Greenpeace
Date: October 2010

The U.K. National Renewable Energy Action Plan (NREAP) is based on a template set by the European Commission, which asks for the trajectory and measures that will enable the United Kingdom to reach its target for 15 per cent of energy consumption in 2020 to be from renewable sources.

Source: United Kingdom Department of Energy and Climate Change
Date: January 2009

This report reviews the current unresolved debate in the United States over energy policy. An important part of that debate is over whether and how best to accelerate the development of renewable wind energy.

Source: Renewable Energy Policy Project
Date: September 2004

This is the first Energy Efficiency Strategy for South Africa. It is the first consolidated Governmental document geared toward the development and implementation of energy efficiency practices in this country.

Source: South African Department of Minerals and Energy