Be ready on January 18th from 14:00h - 18:00h to discuss Biodiversity and Wind Farms in Portugal.

Bioinsight is pleased to present an afternoon with specialists on this theme, sharing their insights on the best practices to install and manage wind farms from a biodiversity management point of view. In addition, the event features the presentation of the book “Biodiversity and Wind Farms in Portugal”, edited by Mascarenhas et al., and published by Springer.

We count with your contribution to solidify this commitment between economic sustainability and biodiversity conservation.


14:00h - 14:25h

Understanding the problem: wind energy and environmental problems. Speaker: Johann Köppel (Berlin Institute of Technology);

14:25h - 14:50h

Assessing the problem | Three different visions (UK / PT / South Africa). Speaker: Joana Santos (Bioinsight);

14:50h - 15:15h

Solutions for a sustainable management. Speaker: Roel May (Norwegian Institute for Nature Research);

15:15h - 15:30h

Coffee Break

15:30h - 15:55h

Wind farms in PT – the perception of authorities (APA). Speaker: Sara Vieira (APA - Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente);

15:55h - 16:20h

Wind farms in PT – the perception of developers (APREN). Speaker: António Sá da Costa (APREN - Portuguese Renewable Energy Association);

16:20h - 16:45h

Financial Institutions and Wind Farms. Speaker: Alvaro Camiña Cardenal (International Finance Corporation);

16:45h - 17:15h

Biodiversity and Wind Farms - Discution session (all speakers);

17:15h - 17:30h

Biodiversity and Wind Farms in Portugal | Book presentation. Speaker: Miguel Mascarenhas (Bioinsight);


Reception: Porto d’Honra (refreshments will be served).

We would be honored to see you there!

Please note that places are limited to the available seats.

Register in the event HERE.

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