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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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Bird populations and the energy transition

The project investigates changes in the breeding populations of bird species, especially those which are considered as conservation indicators of species diversity and landscape quality. In…

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EE100 – Fully renewable and environmentally compatible

How can we design a future environmentally compatible power supply using renewable energies? A detailed examination of emerging technologies in the energy sector from a nature conservation viewpoint…

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EEMonReport

A web-based reporting format will be developed which is able to inform about the progress made in a nature conservation-compatible expansion of renewable energies in the German electricity sector and…

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Effectiveness of bird flight diverters

Bird flight diverters are used throughout the world to reduce collisions by birds at overhead power lines and the additional mortality associated with this. Their effectiveness is determined by…

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EKNA – Environmental impacts of underground cables and options for an environmentally-compatible transmission route design

Underground cables as an alternative to overhead transmission lines are increasingly under discussion. The project examines the effects of different extra-high voltage underground cable systems on…

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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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An aerial view of the municipality of Bollewick, a solar and a biogas plant can be seen.

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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Federal sectoral planning: nature and environmental conservation for the expansion of the transmission grid

Despite the initial publications by the Federal Network Agency and transmission grid operators, in practice there are still unresolved questions about the methodology of federal sectoral planning in…

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Innovation for overhead power lines

The energy transition requires expansion of the power grid, but there is a low acceptance of power masts. This project therefore aims to develop innovative systems for masts and cables in the 380 kV…

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