"Local impact, global leadership"


Coexistence of wildlife and wind turbines

Environmental impacts, social acceptance & spatial planning on land and at sea

When: Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 9:30 - 10:45
Where: G107

Session description

Generating green energy needs to be done with strong consideration of flora and fauna to be truly sustainable. Join us to learn from examples like

Learning objectives

  1. How to apply the latest wildlife research in your project development
  2. Learn how to successfully approach establishing wind farms in Natura 2000 areas
  3. Learn about the latest technology for bat deterring using ultrasonics

Session chairs

Annika Balgård
Global subject matter expert environment, Vestas Wind Systems

Niels-Erik Clausen
Associate professor, DTU Wind Energy


Understanding the interactions and behaviour of marine mammals and birds with offshore wind farms

Eloise Burnett
Associate, Carbon Trust

Wind energy development inside Natura 2000 sites, the case of Greece

Andreas Vlamakis
Project Manager, ENTEKA SA

Validating Ultrasonic Bat Deterrence Effectiveness Through Activity Reduction On Ponds: A Case Study

Brogan Morton
Product Manager, NRG Systems

''Bat-friendly operation: reducing bat fatalities at wind turbines in central Europe

Oliver Behr
Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

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