Developing Technologies for Bat Detection and Deterrence at Wind Facilities
Wednesday, December 2, 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Eastern)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Ultrasonic Acoustic Deterrents in Reducing Bat Fatalities at Wind Energy Facilities
Dr. Cris Hein, Wind Energy Program Director, Bat Conservation International
Texturizing Wind Turbine Towers to Reduce Bat Mortality
Dr. Amanda Hale, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Research Program, Texas Christian University
Dr. Victoria Bennett, Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University
Rotor-mounted, Ultrasonic Bat Impact Mitigation System
Erick Rickards, Engineering Manager, Frontier Wind
A Biomimetic Ultrasonic Whistle for Use as a Bat Deterrent on Wind Turbines
Dr. Paul Sievert, Research Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ultrasonic Bat Deterrent Technology
Kevin Kinzie, Engineering Manager, General Electric Power & Water
The research presented in this webinar is being supported by a recent funding opportunity (Bat Impact Minimization Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities) from the U.S. Department of Energy. The webinar will include short presentations from each researcher and time for Q&A from viewers.
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