Mon, Oct 04|
Minimizing Collision Impacts for Bats at Operational Wind Facilities, Part 1: Curtailment (an AWWI Webinar)
This is the first in a series of two webinars hosted by the American Wind Wildlife Institute and sponsored by NREL and the Department of Energy on technologies and strategies to minimize bat collision fatalities at operating wind facilities.
Time & Location
Oct 04, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EDT
About the Event
- What We Know About the Efficacy of Curtailment After a Decade of Research and Why it MattersPresenters: Winifred Frick and Michael Whitby, Bat Conservation International
- Reviewing the Effectiveness and Measurement of Curtailment Strategies for Reducing Bat Fatalities at Terrestrial Wind FarmsPresenter: Evan Adams, Biodiversity Research Institute
- Status of DOE-Funded Smart/Informed Curtailment ProjectsPresenter: Cris Hein, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
- Are Bat Activity and Mortality Best Predicted by Weather Measured On-Site or at Off-Site Regional Airports?Presenter: Rhett Good, Western Ecosystems Technology Inc.
- Approaches to Developing Smart Curtailment Algorithms for Bats and Birds: Big Data and Machine Learning Perspectives from BatCast and BirdCastPresenter: Andrew Farnsworth, Cornell Lab of Ornithology