Nature Conservation

Proper nature protection forms a key part of any well-designed new infrastructure development, with grid lines presenting their own set of nature protection challenges. If not routed, planned and constructed correctly, grid lines can cause habitat destruction and segmentation, bird fatalities and damage to terrestrial flora.

Grid expansion for the energy transition can happen only if the negative impacts on the natural environment are minimised and potential positive synergies harnessed. RGI is therefore committed to better understanding the potential impacts that power lines have on the environment and to developing and promoting solutions which can reduce this impact.


Andrew Carryer
Manager – Environment

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