Wind, Solar and Transmission Subcommittee

The Wind, Solar and Transmission Subcommittee works cooperatively with public and private interests to protect fish and wildlife resources and their habitats during the exploration, development and production of wind, solar and electric transmission energy projects in North America.

The subcommittee is charged with enhancing relationships and partnering in activities with federal, state and provincial agencies; local governments; industry; utility regulators; universities; and NGOs such as the National Wind Coordinating Collaborative (NWCC), Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA), Western Governors Association and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners as it relates to regional, national and international renewable energy issues.

The subcommittee also engages in the development of wind energy policy to secure favorable language related to fish and wildlife considerations in local, state and federal energy bills. And, it considers consider landscape-level impacts from wind energy development such as fragmentation as well as direct species specific impacts.


Committee:
Energy and Wildlife Policy


AGENDAS & MINUTES

Annual Meeting:
2013 Wind Energy Annual Meeting Agenda
2012 Wind Energy Annual Meeting Agenda
2011 Wind Energy Annual Meeting Agenda

North American:
2013 Wind Energy North American Agenda
2012 Wind Energy North American Agenda
2011 Wind Energy North American Agenda
2011 Wind Energy North American Notes

Related Content:
Wind Energy

 

Related Documents:
Position Statement: Wind Energy Impacts on Wildlife and Wildlife Habitats

Wind Power Siting Regulations and Wildlife Guidelines in the U.S.

Electric Transmission Line Guide for State Fish & Wildlife Agencies

 

 

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FIELD NOTES

The Wind Energy Subcommittee works cooperatively with public and private interests to protect fish and wildlife resources and their habitats during the exploration, development and production of wind energy in North America.

 



AFWA Staff Contact
Kathy Boydston
512/389-8522 office

512/ 921-1503 cell
kboydston@fishwildlife.org

 

Committee Chair:

Keith Sexson

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism


 

 

 
 
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