This research will provide an exploration of the ways in which considerations of time, place identity and the complexities of landscape change influence opinions of renewable energy infrastructure. Through qualitative case study research this thesis should enable an understanding of how the length and character of the land use impacts of renewables are considered and assessed in the context of the surrounding landscape.
Start date:October 2016
Research Topic:Timescapes of solar and wind energy Negotiating reversibility and expectations regarding temporality and landscape change
Research pathway:Environmental Planning
Supervising school:School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC Studentship