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Background Documents

Prior to constructing its wind turbine in Lewes, the University of Delaware had several studies conducted, reviewed many additional studies and reports, and held multiple meetings to identify and address any potential effects the turbine could have on nearby residents.

The documents below contributed to assessment and planning process.

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Site-specific Studies

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University of Delaware Technical Analysis for On-Site Wind Generation

May 2009  |  full document (16.6mb pdf)

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University of Delaware Technical Analysis for On-Site Wind Generation, Lewes Campus: Summary of Project Status

July 2009  |  full document (458kb pdf)

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Phase I Avian Risk Assessment: University of Delaware Wind Turbine Project

January 2010  |  full document (2.2mb pdf)

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Acoustic Study of the UD/Gamesa Wind Turbine Project, Lewes, Delaware

January 2010  |  full document (609kb pdf)

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Shadow Flicker Analysis for the University of Delaware

February 2010  |  full document (797kb pdf)

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Potential Presence of Endangered Wildlife Species at the University of Delaware Wind Power Project Site

February 2010  |  full document (67kb pdf)

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Turbine Visualization Assessment

February 2010  |  full document (1.8mb pdf)

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University of Delaware Lewes Campus Onsite Wind Energy Project, Lewes, Sussex County, DE (DOE/EA-1782): Final Environmental Assessment, Finding of No Significant Impact, Mitigation Action Plan

December 2010  |  U.S. Department of Energy website

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Sound Compliance Monitoring for the Gamesa Wind Turbine, UD-Lewes, Delaware

January 2011  |  full document (704kb pdf)

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Turbine Research and Output Summary, Presented at June 23, 2011 Public Meeting, Lewes, Del.

June 2011  |  full document (15mb pdf)

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Post-Construction Avian and Bat Impact Assessment of the University of Delaware Wind Turbine in Lewes, DE: Interim Report

May 2012  |  full document (610kb pdf)

Other Resources

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Post-construction Wildlife Monitoring at the Atlantic City Utilities Authority–Jersey Atlantic Wind Power Facility: Project Status Report IV

Fall 2009  |  full document (44kb pdf)

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The Impact of Wind Power Projects on Residential Property Values in the United States: A Multi-Site Hedonic Analysis

December 2009  |  full document (3.7mb pdf)  |  key findings (1.1pdf)

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The Potential Health Impact of Wind Turbines (Chief Medical Officer of Health of Ontario)

May 2010  |  full document (58kb pdf)

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Wind Turbines and Health: A Rapid Review of the Evidence (Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council)

July 2010  |  full document (292kb pdf)