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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

Availability of areas for wind energy

Analysis of land availability for onshore wind energy post-2030

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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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Bats and wind energy in woodland I

The project's objective is to collate and evaluate existing data to identify and limit the effects of WT on bats in woodland and to remedy any relevant gaps in knowledge by examining case studies.…

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Bats and wind energy in woodland II

The object of this research project is to establish whether and to what extent wind turbines at forest sites have a negative effect on bats, disturb them or even threaten them to a significant…

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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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Bird protection at offshore wind turbines

The threat to bird migration represents a potential conflict for the expansion of offshore wind energy. However, there is currently no technical basis for recognising periods of increased collision…

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Eider ducks fly in V formation over the open sea, with offshore wind turbines in the near background

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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Fish conservation and hydropower

This project develops a research concept for the production and evaluation of fish protection and fish bypass facilities at hydropower sites at Eddersheim/Main and Griesheim. The effectiveness of…

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Fish conservation – ethohydraulic studies at inclined screens

In order to be able to formulate recommendations for the design and positioning of an inclined screen at hydropower plants, ethohydraulic tests with fish at an inclined screen with a flushing channel…

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Laboratory experiment with fish and flat rakes
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