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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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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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Birds and wind energy use

Appropriately addressing the requirements of nature conservation at all planning levels is of great importance for any renewable energy expansion project. To this end, the project analyses selected…

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Changes of use in Natura 2000 sites

To what extent is the network of Natura 2000 protected sites affected by the expansion of renewable energies? The project will examine this question by selecting methods and remote sensing data and…

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Wind turbine in agrarian landscape

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 was 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 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

Electricity storage and conservation

The research project investigates the effects of the increased use of electricity storage technologies such as large batteries and hydrogen applications in the course of the expansion of electricity…

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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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Greifvogel im Flug, im Hintergrund ein Waldrand

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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