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BirdRecorder

With BirdRecorder, a powerful detection system for bird species sensitive to wind power was developed and tested. The system is initially designed for the detection of red and black kites. As an…

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[Translate to English:] Auf einem Träger installierte Kamerasysteme

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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BiWiBi - Sustainable combination of bifacial solar modules, wind energy and biomass with simultaneous agricultural land use and increase in biodiversity

Concepts for the sustainable combination of bifacial solar modules, wind energy and biomass with simultaneous agricultural land use and increase in biodiversity

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Ein Logo mit einem Pfeil symbolisiert ein externes Projekt

Capercaillie and wind energy

A planning basis published by the FVA in 2019 to better consider the capercaillie when planning wind turbines in the Black Forest.

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Ein Logo mit einem Pfeil symbolisiert ein externes Projekt

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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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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A red kite flies in front of an overhead electricity line

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

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 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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