URI researchers: Offshore wind farm increased tourism on Block Island

KINGSTON, R.I. – May 6, 2019 – Researchers at the University of Rhode Island who analyzed AirBnB rental data before and after construction of the Block Island Wind Farm have found that, contrary to some concerns, the turbines have increased tourism on the island. Corey Lang, URI associate professor of environmental economics, and doctoral student … Continue reading URI researchers: Offshore wind farm increased tourism on Block Island