Birds, Bats & Wind Turbines

How does wind energy threaten birds and bats? Wind turbines and their associated infrastructure — notably power lines and towers — are among the fastest-growing threats to birds and bats in the United States and Canada. At the end of 2016, there were more than 52,000 operating, commercial-scale wind turbines in the United States and many more are currently under construction. Estimates state that hundreds of thousands … Continue reading Birds, Bats & Wind Turbines