4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
[HCG10-11] Study on the reduction of environmental disputes risk on the scene of wind farm.
Keywords:wind power generation, scenic evaluation, information provision, coastal landscape
We selected five survey sites for questionnaire survey from coastal area in Hokkaido prefecture, which were with the highest potential for the construction of wind farms, depend on their relationships with wind farms, i.e. with or without wind farm, operation type, experience of environment dispute, etc.
The results showed that the key factors that affect the preference of the landscape with a windmill were the knowledge of wind power generation, operation types of wind farm and the history of environment dispute. To reduce the environmental disputes risk on the scene of wind farm, the appropriate information provision and consensus building that can dispel the fears and doubts of the residents is important in the site selection stage. And the introduction of the system, such as reducing the benefit to the public is required in construction and management stage.