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European Wind Energy Conference Mailand 7-10 May 2007 “Session: Winning hearts and minds“. Public Acceptance of Wind Energy Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg Prof. Dr. Petra Schweizer-Ries Juniorprofessor for Environmental Psychology.

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european wind energy conference mailand 7 10 may 2007 session winning hearts and minds
European Wind Energy Conference Mailand 7-10 May 2007“Session: Winning hearts and minds“

Public Acceptance of

Wind Energy

Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg

Prof. Dr. Petra Schweizer-Ries

Juniorprofessor for Environmental Psychology

public acceptance of renewable energy systems and socio scientific questions
Public acceptance of renewable energy systems and socio-scientific questions

Research project promoted by the Federal Ministry for

the Environment, Nature Conversation and Nuclear

Safety (BMU) concerning social issues of power

generation by

  • Wind energy utilisation (On-Shore)
  • PV solar energy utilisation (ground-installed systems)
  • Biomass utilisation
research aims
Research aims
  • Detailed understanding of actual degrees of acceptance and their determinants
  • Systematisation of relevant influence factors to the formation process of public acceptance
  • Regarding possible differences between different regions in perception and assessment
  • Developing a standardised measurement instrument
  • Outlining of recommendations of possible conflict solution strategies
method
Method
  • Multi-methodological approach
  • Quantitative polls (standardised Questionnaires)
  • Qualitative interviews (expert interviews, process analysis)
  • „Action research“
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Theoretical Acceptance Model

(Dethloff, 2004)

positive appraisal

Tolerance

Adoption

A c c e p t a n c e

Indifference

Ambivalence

Degree of activity

Reactance,

Resistance

Rejection

N o n - A c c e p t a n c e

negative appraisal

acceptance of res different variables
Acceptance of RES: different variables

Involvement

Justice

(procedural & distributive)

Socio-economic data

Influence

of Media

Reliability

Risk

Evaluation

Economic Aspects

Visual contact

Energy Consciousness

Acceptance of

renewable energies

Interest

Need for Nature

Environmental Consciousness

Landscape Evaluation

(affective)

Location characteristics

Landscape Evaluation

(cognitive)

Perception of political measures

Behaviour

(conativ)

example items
Example Items
  • In general, I support Wind energy plants (WEP).
  • It is very important for me to be informed early when WEP are planned to be built in my community.
  • I feel disturbed by the view if there is a WEP near my house.
  • WEP fit in well in the characteristic landscape.
  • WEP as part of the landscape do not attract my attention.
example sample latest poll
Example Sample (latest poll)
  • Date of data collection: December 06 – January 07
  • N = 186
  • 4 Villages
    • MOR: n = 95 (51,1%)
    • WEN: n = 24 (12,9%)
    • HEZ: n = 26 (14,0%)
    • HAG: n = 33 (17,7%)
    • No statement: n = 8 (4,3%)

female: 79 (42,5%), male: 101 (54,3%)

No statement: 6 (3,2%)

region in germany
Region in Germany

5 km

1 = Mor

2 = Hez

(direct view on wind power stations)

3 = Wen

(same distance like Hez

but no (only one)

view on wind power

stations)

4 = Hag

(further away,

strong community)

2 km

2

3

4

1

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Chi-Square: 12.65

Df: 9

P-value: 0.17

RMSEA: 0.04

RMR: 0.02

GFI: 0.98

AGFI: 0.93

PGFI: 0.25

Affect

-.31

Renewable Energy

-.32

.46

.25

-.49

-.28

Economy

.43

Acceptance

.71

Risk

Evaluation

Landscape

-.10

-.48

-.39

Perceived

Justice

Part. Interest

-.52

conclusion
Conclusion
  • Voluntary resident-involvement beyond legal requirements
  • Benefit for the Regions in economic and cultural values + communication about it!
  • Support the identification process in the “affected regions” to win hearts and minds!
contact
contact

Prof. Dr. Petra Schweizer-Ries

Juniorprofessor for Environmental Psychology

Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg

Email: petra.schweizer-ries@ovgu.de

http://www.uni-magdeburg.de/upsy