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US DOE selects Natural Power for smart curtailment technology fund

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power has been selected to receive substantial funding to develop and test a smart curtailment system to protect bats while minimising power loss during wind farm operations. The US Department of Energy (DOE) selected ten projects to receive funding totalling $6.8 million that will reduce environmental compliance … Continue reading US DOE selects Natural Power for smart curtailment technology fund

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American wind power’s Legacy of Care highlighted by AWEA’s John Anderson

Anderson: Hey Austin, love bats? So does wind power Austin has a rich heritage of celebrating bats, and the city has been called one of the best places in the world to watch them. Friday is National Wildlife Day, so there’s no better time to talk about the importance of protecting and preserving our flying … Continue reading American wind power’s Legacy of Care highlighted by AWEA’s John Anderson

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Wind energy industry announces new voluntary practices to reduce overall impacts on bats by 30 percent

The U.S. wind energy industry announced, on the eve of National Wildlife Day, a best management practice establishing a new voluntary operating protocol, which is expected to reduce impacts to bats from operating wind turbines by as much as 30 percent.   The agreement, developed by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) with the initial  … Continue reading Wind energy industry announces new voluntary practices to reduce overall impacts on bats by 30 percent

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Wind Energy Working to Protect Birds, Bats and Wildlife

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) reaffirmed the wind energy industry’s commitment to respecting and protecting wildlife habitat and the environment in the wake of the release of the Ontario Environmental Commissioner’s Annual Report Part II. Indeed, the wind energy industry globally and here in Ontario has a strong track record of partnering with academic … Continue reading Wind Energy Working to Protect Birds, Bats and Wildlife

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Bats, birds and wind turbines

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks public input to conserve endangered species in the Midwest while encouraging wind energy. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is leading development of a Habitat Conservation Plan for the Midwest that will conserve endangered species, promote development of clean energy which in turn will reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide. Partners … Continue reading Bats, birds and wind turbines

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