The traditional propeller wind turbines could be replaced in the future by a vertical design.
The scientists monitored the bats at 23 windfarms in the UK and compared that with similar locations where there were no turbines.
A planning application has been submitted by Orkney Islands Council for a six-turbine wind farm development at Wee Fea in Hoy.
The deadline for submitting comments to the Project Team is Monday 8 June 2020 at 12.00.
A video presentation is available to watch about the proposed Hoy Community Windfarm project.
A public consultation has opened so that views can be shared on the Community Wind Farm Project proposed for Hoy.
“Scottish Ministers will now be responsible for making the final decision on whether or not to grant planning permission for the project.”
“It was welcome news to read the press release from Orbital Marine Power announcing the installation of its 2MW output O2 device at the Falls of Warness site.”
Thursday 26 March 2020 in the Community Room and Hall at the North Walls Centre, Lyness, KW16 3NX from 14.00 to 17.00 and again from 19.00 to 21.00
The masts will measure wind speed and direction at the sites.