On May 21, 2019, a meeting to establish a working group to develop recommendations for the long-term monitoring and assessment of natural complexes on the territories of the modern wind farm was conducted by the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association in cooperation with Scientific and Education Center “Biodiversity” at the Bogdan Khmelnitsky Melitipol State Pedagogical University. The meeting was hosted by Vindkraft Ukraina LLC at their Novotroitskaya wind farm located in Kherson oblast of Ukraine.
Representatives from scientific institutions, heads of the natural reserves, ecological state bodies and organisations as well as wind farm developers and designing companies participated in the meeting.
The results provided by monitoring case studies of wind farms owned by such companies as Wind Power LLC and Vindkraft Ukraine LLC were presented and discussed by the participants.
The working group plans to develop methodical proposals on conducting monitoring and assessment of natural complexes on the wind farm territories and recommend them to the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources for further use and dissemination.