Ecological Efficiency Assessment Model for Environmental Safety Management of Wind Power Plant

Robert Kasner 1 , Józef Flizikowski 1 , Andrzej Tomporowski 1 , Weronika Kruszelnicka 1  and Adam Idzikowski 2
  • 1 University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • 2 Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland


This study focuses on the evaluation of the benefits and ecological costs that occur in the life cycle of a wind power plant. The study constitutes an attempt to expand upon previously conducted research on the analysis of costs and benefits in the stages of production, operation and post-consumer management of wind turbines. The aim of the study adopted research methodology, analysis and assessment of the benefits and environmental impacts of the Vestas V90/105m 2 MW wind turbine throughout its life cycle. Original assessment indicators of the benefits and ecological costs occurring throughout a wind power plant’s life cycle for environmental safety management, were proposed and verified.

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