Fatal Attraction: Birds and Wind Turbines – KQED QUEST

May 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Wind and Solar

With California’s ambitious renewable energy goal, the state needs wind power. But California’s largest wind farm cluster at Altamont Pass unintentionally kills golden eagles, burrowing owls and other threatened birds. Now, wind companies, scientists and environmentalists are working to bird-proof these massive wind farms.