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Accept RE

A key factor for the success of the energy transition is that the public supports and accepts the expansion of renewable energies. However, doubts about nature and environmental compatibility are…

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AR4WIND

In the project, visualisation tools are developed to support public participation processes for new wind energy projects.

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BioClim – European Conferences on Biodiversity and Climate Change

Are there natural techniques for ameliorating climate change and its effects? How does climate change impact on species' diversity? These questions are being addressed by two large scientific…

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BiogasNatur

Based on a study of specific areas in several sample regions, the technical and economic options for an environmentally compatible utilisation of biogas from a nature conservation angle were assessed…

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Decarbonising heat and nature conservation

The heating sector in Germany is to be decarbonised during the coming decades and is thus facing major changes: There is no longer any perspective for natural gas and heating oil, which are still the…

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Electricity storage and conservation

The research project investigates the effects of the increased use of electricity storage technologies such as large batteries and hydrogen applications in the course of the expansion of electricity…

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Energy concepts and nature conservation

Although the extent of renewable energies has so far only covered a relatively minor proportion of the total energy requirement in Germany (approx. 14.6% of final energy consumption), in places…

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Energy-efficiency refurbishment and species conservation

In order not to exacerbate the "housing shortage" for birds and bats during building refurbishment, environmental and species protection must be linked together and jointly promoted. This three-year…

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Federal quantity targets for wind energy expansion

The report shows a way not only to make the provision of land more legally secure and to strengthen the municipal planning level compared to the current control model, but also outlines a…

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Floating PV – An investigation concept for the nature conservation impacts

PV systems on artificial and heavily modified water bodies also serve to implement the EEG (§ 36 WHG). The first systems have gone into operation on artificial stillwaters, although the nature…

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