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Wind farms and radars living together?

Issue 2 2013  •  4 April 2013  •  Dr Clive A Jackson, Wind Farms Technical Authority, BAE Systems

Credible mitigation options are needed to allow wind farms and airport radars to co-exist. Dr Clive A Jackson, Wind Farms Technical Authority at BAE Systems, explains how harmony can be achieved.Wind farms are likely to be a significant contributor to the future global energy mix if targets for reducing global carbon emissions are to be met, and as a result, we’re likely to see more on- and offshore wind farms springing up. However, before wind farms can be constructed, they are subject to local and national planning regulations.In many countries, these require environmental and economic impact assessments. Of particular relevance to wind farms is the potential impact they may have on air safety. Aviation organisations are thus often consulted and may object during the statutory planning process. More than 50 per cent of wind farm planning applications in the UK fail or are significantly delayed due to aviation objections, and similar concerns exist internationally.

BAE Systems announces potential job losses in its UK business

Airport news  •  27 September 2011  •  BAE Systems

BAE Systems has announced nearly 3,000 potential job losses within its MAI and Shared Services businesses and at its Head Office...

Prime Minister, Business Secretary welcome £700 million Hawk deal

Airport news  •  28 July 2010  •  UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)

Prime Minister David Cameron and Dr. Vince Cable have welcomed an agreement signed today between BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce and HAL, to supply 57 Hawk trainer aircraft to India...


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