Solar farms: An opportunity for biodiversity?

September 07, 2022
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6 October 12:30–1:15

Solar farms are an essential element of carbon reduction around the world, but how can we best make use of the spaces they occupy? This webinar will discuss how we can use these spaces dedicated to green energy production and think outside the box to ensure we are providing net benefits to biodiversity. It will then address how we might go about countering some of the recent negative rhetoric surrounding solar farms.

Profile summary

Mark Lang joined RSK Biocensus in July 2019, after 12 years with Arcadis. His previous responsibilities were divided between using his technical expertise (botany and ornithology) and as a line manager with a remit for survey training and development of staff. As an associate director, Mark takes a key role in project management, providing technical expertise with regard to habitat surveys and ornithology. Mark is leading RSK in switching from the established Phase 1 habitat survey classification to a new pioneering habitat classification system called the UK Habitat Classification. Mark is the RSK ecology lead for the South West region, with the Bristol and Stonehouse teams falling under his leadership. Recent high-profile projects as technical lead include HS2 (Phase 1 Central) and leading the ecology input to the nuclear new-build at Sizewell in Suffolk. He has recently become the ecology lead for renewable energy and is developing a track record for producing the biodiversity design for new solar schemes.

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📢 RSK Group is delighted to announce that we are one of the sponsors of the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s conference and charity dinner.

🤝 The Conference is an opportunity to gain insight into the heat pump installation industry, through a series of coordinated expert panel sessions, presentations, and networking opportunities.

💚 Geocore Site Investigations Ltd, Ground Heat, ZED and Carbon Zero Consulting will be attending this event.

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📅 30th September 2022
📍 The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, Skipton

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📢 RSK Tanzania is proud to host NICOLA – CONNECT, organized by the Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Africa.

🤝 NICOLA – CONNECT provides a platform for social and technical interaction between members of NICOLA, and professionals interested in Contaminated Land or associated fields, in a casual setting.

📅 5th October 2022
📍 Golden Tulip Hotel, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

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To call for enquiries, contact: +255 719 697 323

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🤝 Society is moving towards a more equitable and sustainable world.

🏙️ Our cities sit at the centre of this modern world: they grow and change as we do.

🤔 As we face unprecedented challenges today, how will our cities evolve to serve our needs in the future?

📌 RSK’s Cities of Tomorrow series explores the sustainable solutions available to us to create resilient and future-proof urban centres.

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🚗 As we return to offices, how we commute to work will play an important role in our ambitions to achieve net zero targets.

🤝 Businesses play a crucial part in facilitating action towards these goals.

🚆 In this edition of our series Climate Realities, Ian Wickett, Senior Associate Director at RSK Transport Planning, tells us why everyday changes, supported by business, are of vital importance.

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📢 We are attending Wind Energy Hamburg 2022, the world’s leading wind industry gathering!

📌Get in touch if you’d like to discuss renewable energy solutions with our team of experts:

✔Mike Kelly, Renewable Energy Business Development Director
✔Michael Kerr, Regional Business Development Director
✔Peter Gettinby, Land Director
✔Sam Cranston, Director, Energy Infrastructure
✔Joe Farnell, Technical Sales Manager
✔Rob Baker, Technical Manager

Let’s decarbonise energy together 💚

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