Responsible exploitation of renewable sources

All human activity involves the alteration and modification of the the environment, ecosystem and natural environment. This reality does not exclude the exploitation of sources of renewable energyTherefore, it is necessary to have responsible social and environmental criteria on the part of the state and companies.

Before authorizing the works, the projects must be analyzed exhaustively and not only the economic and technical issues but also the rest of the variables, especially in the construction and production of large plants or parks for generate energy.

  • Perform environmental impact assessments in order to establish what consequences the installation can generate or Energy production in the place, in the inhabitants, animals, plants and other natural resources.
  • The states must incorporate in the contracts the need to reduce the environmental impact, the responsibility to solve and remedy negative situations as a consequence of the production of renewable energy.
  • Seek the social consensus of the community where the new enterprise is to be installed and inform how it will improve the lives of the inhabitants.
  • Pay attention to the complaints, concerns and requests of environmentalists and social groups regarding the exploitation that will take place in a certain place.
  • Avoid installing large plants and parks in reserves and natural parks, where there are a large number of endangered species, in migratory areas of birds since the environmental consequences can be very negative.
  • It is convenient to avoid areas of high animal and plant biodiversity to avoid problems such as deforestation and loss of forest masses for the construction of roads and other infrastructures for the operation of energy production plants.

The renewable sources of energy They are clean but they are not harmless for the environment, so it is necessary to plan well where it is installed, what technology is used and especially what measures are to be taken to minimize the negative environmental impact on the environment.

Producing renewable energy responsibly means that the benefits are huge but the negative consequences are minimal.

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