Credit: Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., NREL PIX 15206
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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EverPower Wind Holdings and Xcel Energy Join a Vibrant AWWI

(June 9, 2016) AWWI is delighted to announce that EverPower Wind Holdings and Xcel Energy have joined AWWI for the remainder of 2016 as Friends, bringing the AWWI wind-wildlife partnership to yet another record level this year. With EverPower Wind Holdings and Xcel Energy’s decision to join, AWWI now includes 23 wind energy companies and......

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Predicting Eagles Collisions with Wind Turbines: The Science Just Got Better

(June 7, 2016) How can wildlife agencies, conservationists and wind energy developers predict the likelihood that an eagle will collide with a wind turbine?  A new scientific paper, sponsored by AWWI and undertaken by West, Inc., helps us answer that question by updating the model currently in use to predict such eagle “take.” “Accurately Predicting......

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AWWI Bat Issue Brief Now Available

(May 31, 2016) Essential information about bats and wind energy is now at your fingertips thanks to this new brief from AWWI. Learn about bat species that occur in the U.S. and Canada (including two species that feed on nectar, not insects); bat interactions with wind turbines (three species of migratory tree-roosting bats, which forage for insects......

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AWWI in the News: Partnering for Success

(May 12, 2016) North American Windpower, the wind energy trade publication, is running in its May issue an article by AWWI’s Abby Arnold. Abby’s article shows how the AWWI collaborative model has proven its worth in terms of process and results. The article also argues that the collaborative approach can provide the basis for the much......

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