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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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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 privilege for ground-mounted photovoltaic systems

Legal, managerial and landscape ecological aspects of converting land used for agriculture or biogas maize production into ground-mounted solar plants are being examined.

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Energy transition and nature conservation – EWeNat

Society's attitude to the energy transition is characterised by considerable contradictions which are not so easy to reconcile. Leading on from this, the research project looks at the contradictions…

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Environmentally compatible site allocation of open-space solar plants (solar thermal and photovoltaic)

The research project is intended to contribute to making the necessary expansion of solar energy as environmentally compatible as possible. For this purpose, a suitable area will be defined and the…

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EUROKITE

LIFE EUROKITE uses telemetry to investigate the anthropogenic causes of red kite mortality.

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Favorable Conservation Status (FCS) Programmes for wind energy-sensitive birds

The project aims to present suitable FCS measures and provide concrete advice for implementation in practice. This is in line with the nationwide principle of nature-friendly expansion of renewable…

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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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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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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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