Renewable energy and wildlife conservation

Fact Sheet 2016-3067



The renewable energy sector is rapidly expanding and diversifying the power supply of the country. Yet, as our Nation works to advance renewable energy and to conserve wildlife, some conflicts arise. To address these challenges, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting innovative research and developing workable solutions to reduce impacts of renewable energy production on wildlife.

Suggested Citation

Khalil, Mona, 2016, Renewable energy and wildlife conservation: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016-3067, 4 p.,

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

Table of Contents

  • Guiding Strategy
  • Understand Risks
  • Measure Impacts
  • Acquiring Fatality Information for Rare Species
  • Inform Solutions
  • Forecasting Golden Eagle Fatalities
  • Growth of Wind and Solar Sectors
  • Research Studies
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Renewable energy and wildlife conservation
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2016-3067
DOI 10.3133/fs20163067
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Office of the AD Ecosystems
Description 4 p.
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