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Wind turbines in Luxembourg regularly shut down to protect bats

RTL Luxembourg|November 29, 2022
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In his answer to a parliamentary question from the Pirate Party, Minister for Energy Claude Turmes confirmed that wind turbines are regularly shut down at certain times of the year.


In his answer to a parliamentary question from the Pirate Party, Minister for Energy Claude Turmes confirmed that wind turbines are regularly shut down at certain times of the year.
 
From 1 May to 31 October, the Garnich wind farm performs "bat shutdowns" for one hour before sunset and, under some conditions, until sunrise. However, this is not just the case in Garnich. All wind farms in Luxembourg must adhere to regulations regarding the protection of bats, according to Minister for Energy Claude Turmes.
 

 


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