The P.E.I. Energy Corporation says it has invested about $500,000 in new radar equipment to track migratory birds around wind turbines.
The new radar gear went into operation in Eastern Kings in August. It tracks an area nearly 10-times larger than the existing acoustic monitoring equipment on-site, and provides more “granular detail” on birds flying by, according to Spencer Long, engineering project manager. Read more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-radar-wind-turbines-birds-1.5291662