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- Cardenal, Alvaro C., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Renewable energy 2019 v.133 pp. 1285-1294
- birds; death; electricity generation; fossil fuels; habitat destruction; mortality; population density; risk; solar collectors; solar energy; species richness; surveys; threatened species; South Africa
- ... Solar energy is a promising alternative to reduce South Africa's dependency on electricity generation from fossil fuels, since the country has one of the world's most favourable solar energy regimes. Utility-scale solar energy developments can impact bird communities through habitat loss and collision mortality, but there are few studies of the impacts of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) facilities ...