Wind power and Settlement
Wind power and Settlement   
Source: Andre Künzelmann


Monitoring of nature protection implications of the expansion of renewable energy in the power sector and the development of instruments for the mitigation of impacts on nature and the scenic value of the landscape

Short description 

  • multitemporal detection of the spatial distribution of energy generation and energy transport infrastructure (power plants of renewable energy and transmission networks) and environmental and socio-technological conflicts related
  • Derivation of appropriate indicators for monitoring the impact of past and future expansion of renewable energies
  • Derivation of recommendations for policy and planning


Department Bioenergy
Project Head: Prof. Dr. Daniela Thrän

Dr. Marcus Eichhorn

Gunnar Oehmichen

Department of Conservation Biology

Dr. Reinhard Klenke

Department Environmental and Planning Law

Dr. Jana Bovet

Project Partner

Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum

Mattes Scheftelowitz

Christiane Henning

Leipziger Institut für Energie IE

bosch & partner

Ingenieurbüro Floecksmühle - Wasser Umwelt Energie


grant authorities

Bundesamt für Naturschutz BfN
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 143
04277 Leipzig

Bundesamt für Naturschutz BfN

Project duration:

01.08.2015 - 31.07.2018

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