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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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Anti-collision systems in practice

The project "AKS-Praxis" examines the applicability of anti-collision systems under the new regulatory requirements of the Federal Nature Conservation Act (BNatSchG). In addition to technical…

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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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Assessment of mortality in wild animals connected with human projects and impacts

The Index of Sensitivity to Mortality MGI is a tool for assessing the mortality of wild animals in the context of projects and activities.

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Schreiadler mit Windrädern im Hintergrund

Assessment of the impact of new generation wind turbines on birds and bats

The technical development in the wind power industry is constantly advancing with an increasing number of new turbine types. Therefore, the conflict potential for nature conservation must also be…

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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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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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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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