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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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Wind turbine, biogas plant and a maize field

AR4WIND

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

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Ein Logo mit einem Pfeil symbolisiert ein externes Projekt

Availability of areas for wind energy

Analysis of land availability for onshore wind energy post-2030

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Ein Logo mit einem Pfeil symbolisiert ein externes Projekt

Batmobile - Impact of offshore wind farms on bats in the German Bight and the Baltic

As part of the expansion of renewable energies in Germany, the further expansion of offshore wind energy is also planned. Consequently, there is an increasing risk of collision and thus mortality for…

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Bats and wind energy - significance threshold, tower microphone

The "significance threshold" in many regional guidelines (Länderleitfaden) specifies how many dead bats per wind turbine (WT) and year are tolerable. So far, the threshold has been based in most…

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a bat in flight

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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BIRDMOVE – Bird migration and offshore wind

The aim of the project is to study the potential effects of offshore wind turbines on migratory birds and passage migrants.

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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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Effectiveness of mitigation measures

There is a wide range of current measures used to minimise the adverse effects of wind turbines on birds. These include regulating the operation of the turbine, preventing birds being attracted to it…

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Rotor of a wind turbine, behind it a flock of birds

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.
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