European Energy sees new hope for stalled nearshore wind project after new birdlife report

Following a new, favorable report on offshore wind turbines and aquatic bird species, the Danish developer eyes an opening for a 320MW nearshore project put on ice because of conflict with wildlife habitat.

Common eiders, male and female, in southern Denmark. | Photo: CREATIVE COMMONS

European Energy has been taking up increasing interest in aquatic ornithology.

Such involvement owes to a protracted case involving the developer’s 320MW nearshore wind project, Omø Syd, in southern Danish waters located in the strait between Zealand and Lolland – an area designated for habitat conservation for local aquatic bird species, specifically common eiders.

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