Social Perception of Wind Energy in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec

  •  Eduardo Mendoza    
  •  Luis Arturo Rivas Tovar    
  •  Gregorio Fernandez Lambert    
  •  Paola Selene Vera Martinez    
  •  Franciso Ballina Rios    


This article discusses the perception that landowners in Oaxaca, Mexico have about wind farms and their related environmental, social, and economic impact. Taking as ref-erence international studies, a wind farm developer, owners and academics, a question-naire was designed to gather information. We found that landowners have positive opinions to changing their agricultural activity and support wind energy because it appears to generate jobs and incomes. It is also considered a clean source of generating energy. Overall, respondents expressed attitudes supporting the installation of the wind farm.

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