\ South African Bat Assessment Association

Guidelines

Pre-construction Monitoring for wind energy is the survey of an area at planning stage to try and limit turbines to those areas which will kill least bats.

To view the SA Good Practice Guidelines for Pre-construction Monitoring, click here.

Operational Monitoring for wind energy is the survey of wind farms to look for dead and injured bats to estimate the impact of the wind farm on the environment.

To view the SA Good Practice Guidelines for Operational Monitoring, click here.

Guidelines for Mitigation and a Threshold document are currently being developed. If you would like to comment on Mitigation please contact Jonathan Aronson on jbaronson1@gmail.com If you would like to comment on Thresholds please contact Kate MacEwan on kate@iws-sa.co.za