Birds vs Turbines

A new study has found that most bird populations do not suffer long term decline from wind turbines. Wind energy developers welcomed the findings.

Wind farm do not effect most bird populations concludes new study
The study, from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and RSPB, is the first of its kind based on bird populations during the construction as well as operation phases of new wind farms. Wind energy developers welcomed the findings.

Rob Norris, Renewable UK spokesman said wind farm developers “carry out stringent Environmental Impact Assessments to examine the effects a wind farm will have on wildlife,” and added that the report should “dispel the longstanding myth about wind turbines damaging birds, and as such it’s very welcome”.

Read More

Comments are closed.