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  • Date Monday, 03 June 2019

Birdtrack Campaign Successfully Completed

STRIX successfully concluded one more bird protection season in Egypt.Over the last few months, STRIX team, together with local ornithologists, has saved thousands of birds under the program “Radar Assisted Turbine Shutdown on Demand and bird migration monitoring” coordinated by…

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  • Date Friday, 07 December 2018

We are ISO 9001:2015 certified!

We are proud to announce that STRIX has been certified according to ISO 9001:2015 - Quality Management System standard, by Bureau Veritas. A special thank you to our team for their commitment to providing a professional and independent service that…

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  • Date Friday, 30 November 2018

Wind Wildlife Research Meeting XII

On November 29th, Ricardo Tomé, our Scientific Director, presented a session about the “Effectiveness of radar assisted shutdown on demand of turbines as a mitigation tool to avoid soaring bird mortality in wind farmsradar assisted shutdown on demand of turbines…

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  • Date Thursday, 22 November 2018

Successful implementation of Shutdown on Demand (SOD) at Gabel El Zayt wind farms

Last Saturday, November 17th, EEAA - Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, NREA - New & Renewable Energy Authority and MSB - Migratory Soaring Birds Project in Egypt organized a side event at the COP14 CBD - UN Biodiversity Conference in Sharm…

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  • Date Wednesday, 17 October 2018

New Projects in Tunisia

STRIX has stared the birds and bats baseline studies for two wind farm projects located in Northern and Southern Tunisia. The estimated capacity of these wind farms, when operating, will be of 220 MW on a first phase and 440MW…

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  • Date Friday, 31 August 2018

The world has installed 1.000GW of wind and solar power

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has published the New Energy Outlook 2018 Report. Focusing on the electricity system, the New Energy Outlook (NEO) combines the expertise of over 65 in-house country and technology-level specialists in 12 countries to provide a…

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  • Date Saturday, 21 July 2018

Key features of the green economy

According to the FTSE Russell annual report, the green economy is now worth as much as fossil fuel sector. As a substantial and growing market sector, the green economy provides a significant opportunity for investors.The key features of the green…

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  • Date Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Join our Team of Ornithologists

STRIX is seeking an ornithology expert for seasonal surveys. Qualifications And Skills Required Extensive experience in identifying diurnal Birds of Prey Extensive experience in conducting avian point counts  Proficiency in data collection  Languages: English and/or Portuguese  An excellent attitude and good…

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  • Date Tuesday, 12 June 2018

EU closes in on clean energy package, with Spain, Italy joining push for higher targets

The EU is near agreement on measures to put its 2030 climate target into action, with a meeting of energy ministers on Monday swinging towards more ambitionNew governments in southern Europe have pushed the needle of EU clean energy talks…

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  • Date Monday, 11 June 2018

One more successful bird monitoring season in Egypt

STRIX concluded successfully another bird monitoring season at Gabal-El Zeyt wind farm in Egypt.During the past three months, a team of international and local ornithologists has been monitoring soaring birds as part of the “Radar Assisted Turbine Shutdown on Demand…

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  • Date Thursday, 24 May 2018

WREN's international meeting in Hague, The Netherlands

Hague in the Netherlands hosts the international meeting of WREN - Working together to Resolve Environmental Effects of Wind Energy. This event is occurring from May 23rd to 25th.WREN was established by the IEA Wind Committee in October of 2012…

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  • Date Wednesday, 16 May 2018

STRIX at IAIA2018, Durban, South Africa

STRIX is present and exhibiting at IAIA18 Conference in Durban, South Africa.The affiliate of the International Association for Impact Assessment in South Africa (IAIA-South Africa) is hosting the 38th session of the IAIA conference in Durban from 16 to 19…

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  • Date Saturday, 12 May 2018

Let's Celebrate the World Migratory Bird Day

Today is "World Migratory Bird Day". This is a very special year, on the one hand, because this celebration is cumulative with the Year of the Bird, on the other because the main migratory bird organizations have come together to…

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  • Date Friday, 27 April 2018

STRIX at the Birdlife Summit

  STRIX was invited to participate at the "Summit for the Flyways" organized by BirdLife International, that occurred in Abu Dabhi from April 23rd to 26th. The “Summit for the Flyways” brought together over 100 of the greatest bird scientists,…

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  • Date Sunday, 22 April 2018

When waste is turned into art

Ana Pêgo is graduated in Marine Biology and Fisheries and has been working in environmental education, through workshops and exhibitions. Ana lives in Cascais, a coastal town in Portugal and during her everyday beach walks she started beachcombing, looking for…

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  • Date Tuesday, 17 April 2018

STRIX in the Egyptian-Portuguese Business Forum

STRIX attended the Egyptian-Portuguese Business Forum, an event hosted in Cairo last Thursday, April 12.This forum brings together selected Portuguese and Egyptian companies, hence highlighting the interest and potential on both sides of this relationship This forum was integrated into…

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  • Date Thursday, 12 April 2018

Thinking about the landscape

  As part of the Landscape Museum project, the Workshop "Go out to think about the landscape" was held on March 24th and 25th, in the area of Oledo, Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal. Ricardo Tomé, STRIX's Scientific Director, presented the lecture "Habitats…

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  • Date Thursday, 05 April 2018

Renewables produced over 100% of Portugal's power demand in March.

This March, for the first time in the last four decades, Portugal’s renewable energy mainland production exceeded power demand, which is "unprecedented and is considered a historic milestone”, according to the to the statement released this Tuesday by the Portuguese…

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  • Date Thursday, 22 February 2018

Global Wind Energy Council presents its Annual Wind Balance 2017

Wind energy keeps its promise and provides more and more CO2-free electricity to the world. This week the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its statistics and highlights. Specifically, 52,573 MW of wind power was added last year, with Europe,…

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  • Date Tuesday, 16 January 2018

ZERO Bird Mortality in Barão de São João Wind Farm

We are happy to announce that during the 2017 Autumn Migration Season the soaring bird mortality at the Barão São João (BSJ) Wind Farm was zero.The E.ON’s 50MW BSJ Wind Farm is located in Sagres region, Southwest Portugal, which is…

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  • Date Friday, 05 January 2018

Our year in review

We begin 2018 the best way possible, with an excellent balance of our previous year activity marked by notable conquers and changes. In 2017 we invested strongly in innovation and development, having excellence as a pillar, we also increased and…

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  • Date Tuesday, 02 January 2018

STRIX contributed for more 20 MW of clean energy

STRIX was responsible for the environmental studies of Eneólica's Wind Farm in Serra d'Aire, Batalha, Portugal. This project has a 20 Megawatts (MW) installed capacity and has now been approved by the Portuguese Government. This wind farm is the third…

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  • Date Monday, 27 November 2017

Landscape Museum Project

STRIX was invited to participate as a specialist in biodiversity and ecology of the Landscape Museum Project (Museu da Paisagem, in Portuguese). The project, which has already started in 2015, had now European funding for its development.The Landscape Museum prototype…

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  • Date Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Wind energy could power 30% of Europe’s needs by 2030

According to two new reports published by WindEurope, wind energy could provide up to 30% of Europe’s power by 2030. WindEurope has published its Wind Energy Outlook, which comprises two reports: Outlook to 2020 and Scenarios for 2030.According to “Outlook…

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  • Date Monday, 30 October 2017

BIRDTRACK is in Gabal el Zayt, Egypt

STRIX is operating its BIRDTRACK Radar system in one of Egypt's largest wind farms, preventing the mortality of hundreds of thousands of migratory birds that cross the Red Sea each year.BIRDTRACK was developed in 2009 by STRIX and it is…

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  • Date Tuesday, 14 November 2017

STRIX at CWW 2017

STRIX had a strong presence at the largest international conference on wind energy and biodiversity. The CWW - Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife Impacts took place on 6, 7 and 8 September in Estoril, Portugal. This is CWW’s fourth…

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  • Date Monday, 09 October 2017

Bat Survey at a UNESCO world heritage site

 STRIX is conducting an exhaustive bats survey in a UNESCO World Heritage area, in Portugal. STRIX is conducting bat inventories in the areas under the management of Parques de Sintra-Monte da Lua, S.A. (PSML).Although several species of bats classified as…