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Credit: Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., NREL PIX 15206

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Tom Ryon, NREL PIX 24481
Credit: Tom Ryon, NREL PIX 24481

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Robert Fiehweg, NREL PIX 20955
Credit: Robert Fiehweg, NREL PIX 20955

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Invenergy LLC, NREL PIX 14371
Credit: Invenergy LLC, NREL PIX 14371

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Flickr
Credit: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Flickr

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Michael Okoniewski, NREL PIX 15232
Credit: Michael Okoniewski, NREL PIX 15232

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

Credit: Matt Hamilton
Credit: Matt Hamilton

Combining the Power of Science with the Voice of Collaboration to facilitate Wind Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation

A Groundbreaking Collaboration

We are a partnership of leaders in the wind industry, wildlife management agencies, and science and environmental organizations who collaborate on a shared mission:

To facilitate timely and responsible development of wind energy while protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat.

 

 

Enabling Sustainable Results

We solve wind-wildlife issues through:

We envision a future where wildlife and wind energy thrive, allowing all of us – wildlife and habitat included – to reap the climate change mitigation benefits that wind energy makes possible.

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Wind Wildlife Research Meeting Call for Abstracts Now Available

The siting and operation of wind energy continues to expand in the U.S. and around the world. The science, policy, and technology of wind energy’s interactions with wildlife and wildlife habitats are also expanding at a rapid pace, including: the release of new rules, operational requirements, permit programs, and conservation guidance for birds and bats;......

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Momentum for Wind-Wildlife Builds: AWEA Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference

(April 11, 2016) In his keynote address to AWEA’s Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference, March 22-23, AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan quantified the wildlife challenge facing the industry and energized the audience with his vision for successfully managing the challenge. AWWI’s interactive pre-conference forum on raptor and bat detection and deterrence technologies on March......

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AWWI in the News: Collaborative Model Shows the Way Forward

(April 4, 2016) North American Windpower, the wind energy trade publication, is running in its April edition two stories on managing the wildlife challenge. The first, from Duke Energy, takes us in the field and describes Duke’s avian mitigation program at the Top of the World wind facility in Wyoming. The second, from Stantec, takes......

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Siemens Joins AWWI — Wind-Wildlife Partnership Is at its Strongest Ever

(March 30, 2016) AWWI is thrilled to announce that Siemens, a leading provider of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, has joined AWWI as a 2016 Friend. The decision by Siemens boosts the AWWI partnership to 22 wind energy leaders and 10 national science and environmental organizations, including the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. With Siemens joining......

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