November 12, 2012
People living next to wind turbines say that their compensation does not reflect the actual value of their property losses. Better than nothing, politicians counter
A pretty sight for the Energy Ministry, but an eyesore – and now a pain in the wallet – homeowners say (Photo: Colourbox)
An evaluation of the 551 compensation payments made to people living next to wind turbines indicates that the average amount was 57,000 kroner per household. Estate agents say the amount is often far below the actual property value loss, which in some cases is up to 20 percent.