Wind and solar roll-out could be a boon for biodiversity, says power sector

Requiring EU governments to ease permitting procedures to accelerate deployment of renewable energy infrastructure is not at odds with the goal of reversing biodiversity loss, the trade association Eurelectric says in a report launched at an industry summit in Brussels.

by Robert Hodgson
A wind farm in Burnley, UK, 2021. The power sector has suggested renewables could go hand in hand with land restoration projects. Photo: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images
A wind farm in Burnley, UK, 2021. The power sector has suggested renewables could go hand in hand with land restoration projects. Photo: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

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