Site info/tools
Select Language
ABOUT LE:NOTRE Membership
Forgotten your password?          
News
Wind park Danube island Vienna
Energy landscape

One of the few if not only wind parks within a City is the one on the Danube Island in Vienna (Windpark Donauinsel). The COST RELY Flyer has travelled there during the EGU conference, where the Action was presented.


COST RELY Flyer travelling to wind park Danube island
Maria Bostenaru 2018 / CC BY
COST RELY Flyer travelling to wind park Danube island
The wind park Danube island in Vienna is one of the first in Austria also (1997). Two of the wind mills even followed the public participation model as Wienenergie (Vienna energy) the provider states. The area is in the South-East of Vienna and can be reached with public transport. The area around is a leisure area.
More data can be found here.
In frame of the COST RELY (Renewable energy and landscape quality) Action TU1401 the Flyer of the Action travelled to this energy landscape when in Vienna for the European Geosciences Union General Assembly, where also the Action was presented.
The wind park ist located close to the Lobau from the Green Belt of Vienna, which is the start of the natural protected area of the Danube meadow, one of the most important on the Danube, part of which is in Vienna. It was the start of green in Austria, protected 1984 against a hydropower through public participation. The Danube meadow continues towards Bratislava.


Source of Report

https://meilensteine.wienenergie.at/?p=320

Literature

[No Literature assigned yet]

Related Website(s):

previousprevious nextnext

05. May 2018
Reported by Maria BOSTENARU DAN

Keywords

river basin management (en), river (en), wind power (en), wind farm (en), wind (en)

Recent 'Urban Quality of Life' Stories

Garden Cities Resurrected

Blackburn Urban Room

LINEAR

Bristol European Green Capital 2015

China bans film on air pollution after praise from new Environment Minister

The European Capital of Culture – 30th anniversary

Converting waste deposits

Urban Food Policy Pact signed in Milan

Beijing tackles air pollution