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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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http://www.energy.siemens.com/us/en/renewable-energy/wind-power/

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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Wind turbines at the Peetz wind farm in northern Colorado; The 29.7 MW Peetz Table Wind Farm in Colorado features 33 NEG Micon turbines

With the Wind Energy Production Tax Credit in Place, AWWI Engages in Ambitious Plan for Wind-Wildlife Solutions in 2016

(February 12, 2016) Read more for highlights of a few of the AWWI products and activities that are helping advance wind energy’s viability and reduce its wildlife impacts. Eagle Conservation and Mitigation Eagles are a priority focus for AWWI. AWWI has in place a comprehensive research framework and program and is developing a targeted Eagle Conservation and......

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AWWI to Hold Forum on Innovative Bat and Raptor Deterrence and Detection Technologies and Chair Panel on Research Priorities at AWEA’s Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference

(February 8, 2016) On March 22, in a special pre-conference forum of the American Wind Energy Associations’ Wind Project Siting and Environmental Compliance Conference, AWWI will host experts from the vendor, industry, government, and scientific communities to discuss the current state of technologies intended to minimize impacts to birds and bats through deterrence and/or detection, and the efforts......

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Webinar on Golden Eagle Conservation and Mitigation Models is Now Available Online

(January 28, 2016) In a webinar presentation on January 27, AWWI’s Director of Research Taber Allison discussed two new models developed for AWWI’s Conservation and Mitigation Toolbox to facilitate wind energy development while conserving eagles. The models quantify the number of eagles saved by voluntary lead abatement and by vehicle collision reduction programs, and support......

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Apex Clean Energy Joins a Vigorous AWWI

(January 20, 2016) AWWI is delighted to welcome Apex Clean Energy as a new AWWI Sustaining Partner in 2016. Apex is an independent renewable energy company that focuses on building utility-scale renewable energy generation facilities, from site origination and financing to turnkey construction and long-term asset management. Headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., the company has a......

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Events

Mar
21
Tue
AWEA Wind Project Siting & Environmental Compliance Conference 2017
Mar 21 @ 3:52 pm – Mar 22 @ 4:52 pm
Sep
6
Wed
Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts @ Estoril Congress Centre
Sep 6 @ 3:51 pm – Sep 8 @ 4:51 pm

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