Environmental impact assessment for a 20.4 MW wind park in Kapsales​

​​Environmental impact assessment for a wind park with total capacity 20.4 MW in Kapsales, Municipalities of Deskati, Prefecture of Grevena, and Kamvouni, Prefecture of Kozani

Country: Greece

Region:  Prefectures of Grevena and Kozani

Duration: April 2006 – December 2006​


Main characteristics:

  • Environmental impact assessment from the wind park both for the natural as well as the human-made environment
  • Examination of alternative solutions of wide scale regarding the capacity, location and interconnection while zero solution was also investigated
  • Assessment and analysis of environmental impacts both at a super-local level – synergy impacts
  • Analysis and proposal of remedy measures and directions for the treatment of the detected environmental impacts
  • Drawing up of a photo-realistic representation and viewing and noise study with the use of special software

Important environmental issues:

  • Impact assessment on the flora and fauna (with emphasis on the avifauna) in the under study area
  • Impact assessment on the landscape and the ground morphology
  • Impact assessment on the land uses in the under study area

Similar projects:

  • Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment of wind parks with total installed capacity of 650 MW in various locations on the islands of Limnos and Lesvos, Prefecture of Lesvos, and the island of Chios, Prefecture of Chios
  • Environmental Impact Assessment from the construction and operation of the wind park “BALIZA”, of total capacity 7.65 MW in “Baliza”, Municipality of Erineos, Prefecture of Achaia – Ecological base study in the wider region
  • Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment of a wind park with 22 air turbines with total capacity of 44 MW and one photovoltaic park of 1 MW and auxiliary works at Gatza, Municipalities of Opountion, Prefecture of Fthiotida, and Akrefnia, Prefecture of Viotia