Review on renewable energies and ecosystem service impacts

  • Are hydropower plants impacting natural hazard protection?
  • How far windmills impact bird and bats populations?
  • Does the use of forest biomass impact the recreational value of forests?
  • Do ground mounted photovoltaic installations seal soil surfaces?

A scientific literature review adresses these and many other questions on ecosystem service impacts of renewable energy sources. This review was rechently published by several partners in the journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.





About Richard Hastik

As a geographer it is interesting to be confronted with different views regarding the balance between preservation and use of natural resources in the Alps. _Richard Hastik, assisting in questions regarding ecosystem services and situation analysis

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