Renewable Energy

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How New Incidental Take Permits Can Protect Bald and Golden Eagles at Wind Energy Sites

February 08, 2024 — The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has an improved permitting process that benefits eagles.
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New U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Permit Expands Coverage for Wind Energy and Conservation of Eagles

February 08, 2024 — Audubon worked with partners to ensure that the permitting benefits Bald and Golden Eagle conservation.

A New Plan for Offshore Wind Research Will Help Prioritize Seabirds and Other Wildlife

January 25, 2024 — The RWSC science plan will guide offshore wind and wildlife studies along the East Coast.

A New Study in Wyoming Will Test Whether Black Paint Helps Birds Avoid Wind Turbines

December 27, 2023 — The research aims to evaluate the effects of contrast painting on wind turbine rotor blades in the largest such study yet.

New Clean Energy Legislation Package Would Help Create a Safe, Clean Future for People and Wildlife

December 13, 2023 — The Clean Electricity and Transmission Acceleration Act would streamline clean energy and transmission expansion and fund impact studies on wildlife.

New BIG WIRES Act Would Help Achieve a Clean Energy Future for Birds and People

September 15, 2023 — “We have an urgent need to equitably and responsibly build out our nation's clean energy transmission infrastructure.”

Offshore Wind in The Gulf Will Help Stabilize Climate, But Communities Must Fully Benefit

August 30, 2023 — Responsibly sited and equitably managed offshore wind would be good for every living thing in the Gulf.

We Need Bird-Friendly Transmission to Fight Climate Change. Getting There Will Take Collective Action.

August 09, 2023 — By working together, we can help build the transmission grid birds need.

As Climate Impacts Loom, Audubon Calls for Rapid Expansion of Well-Sited Clean Energy Transmission

August 01, 2023 — New report lays out the importance of building the clean energy grid to stabilize climate.

Audubon Settlement Improves Protections for Golden Eagles in California’s Altamont Pass

May 16, 2023 — Important concessions will reduce risks to birds while allowing for wind energy development needed to act on climate.