IdentiFlight Enters French Energy Market as e3 IDF GmbH Announces New Office in Nantes

Yoann Payelleville

Yoann Payelleville, General Manager of e3 IdentiFlight France

NANTES, France, Dec. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — e3 IDF GmbH and IdentiFlight announce the launch of e3 IdentiFlight France in the Nantes area, reinforcing IdentiFlight’s global presence and commitment to the French market. The French office offers expertise in renewable energy project development and the IdentiFlight product – the industry leader in avian species detection technology for wind farm applications.

Recognized in 2023 by French Authorities for its effectiveness in reducing red kite fatalities in wind farms, IdentiFlight combines AI and high-precision optics to identify bird species and prevent collisions with wind turbine blades.

Jens Schoettler, CEO of e3 IDF GmbH, emphasized, “The demand for wind energy is continuously rising. The expansion of e3 offices into France will enable us to meet the increasing need for avian detection and protection across Europe.”

Leading the e3 IdentiFlight France office is Yoann Payelleville, a 20-year veteran in the wind energy sector. His extensive experience in engineering and sales at Enercon equips him with a deep understanding of the French wind energy market.

Don Mills, President and Chief Operating Officer of IdentiFlight, expressed his excitement about the expansion, stating, “We are thrilled that the e3 IdentiFlight France office will provide greater accessibility to technology that offers maximum avian protection while maximizing wind energy generation. This partnership expansion with e3 will enhance our ability to serve the French market.”

The e3 IdentiFlight France office will be recruiting new positions to help meet the growing French market demand for IdentiFlight technology. To learn more about employment opportunities, please visit the e3 website or email

About IdentiFlight and How it Works

Developed by Boulder Imaging, Inc., IdentiFlight utilizes cutting-edge machine vision and AI technology to achieve a 99% accuracy rate in identifying avian species within a one-kilometer range in wind farms. Specialized software and neural networks swiftly analyze images, determining 3D position, speed, trajectory, and specific species.

IdentiFlight safeguards birds in operational wind farms by preventing collisions with turbine blades and reduces energy loss through informed curtailment. Additionally, it supports wind energy projects by quantifying bird activity at potential sites. Deployed globally since 2016 and independently validated over multiple years, the IdentiFlight system now protects hundreds of wind turbines worldwide. Independent research underscores its effectiveness, showcasing an over 85% reduction in avian fatalities over previous mitigation methods.

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About e3 IdentiFlight France

e3 IdentiFlight France is a subsidiary of e3, a wind energy company, focused on project development in Germany. Situated in the Nantes area in Vertou, e3 IdentiFlight France promotes wind development and wildlife conservation using the IdentiFlight product. Collaborating with its parent company, e3 IDF GmbH, the French office brings over 15 years of expertise in renewable energy project development to address the growing demand for green energy. From project inception to wind farm commissioning, the e3 offices support projects throughout their lifecycle, offering industry insights from site selection to repowering initiatives.

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Minister: Egypt committed to enhancing security, stability of int’l aviation

Minister of Civil Aviation Mahmoud Abbas asserted that Egypt is committed to enhancing the security, stability and environment of international aviation as well as developing the air transportation industry through supporting the initiatives of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).


This came in his speech before the 41st Session of the ICAO General Assembly in Canada that brings together representatives of 193 Member States to discuss the state of the global air transport industry.


He hailed the ICAO and its efforts to support regional and international cooperation in the civil aviation sector.


He also pointed out that the Egyptian state has been supporting the civil aviation sector, as one of the main axes of national economic development, within the framework of Egypt Vision 2030, which is a long-term strategic plan to achieve the principles and goals of sustainable development in all fields.


ICAO Assemb​ly is the Organization’s sovereign body. It meets at least once every three years and is convened by ICAO’s governing body, the Council.


ICAO’s 193 Member States and a large number of international organizations are invited to the Assembly, which establishes the worldwide policy of the Organization for the upcoming triennium.




Source: State Information Service Egypt

Foreign Ministry: Syria condemns Israeli aggression on Damascus vicinity

Syria condemned the blatant Israeli aggression on the vicinity of Damascus at dawn on Wednesday , calling on the General Secretariat of the UN and Security Council to condemn the Israeli crimes and demand their cessation and respect the relevant Security Council resolutions.

Foreign and Expatriates Ministy said in a message addressed to the Secretary-General of the UN and President of Security Council on Wednesday that Israeli occupation army committed an air-missile attack on some points surrounding the capital, Damascus, at 12:41a.m. today, Wednesday, April 27th , 2022, using a number of missiles which were fired from the direction of the occupied Tiberias, claiming the lives of four soldiers, wounding three others and causing some material damages.

The Ministry added that this new cowardly aggression coincided with the continuous attacks perpetrated by the US and Turkish occupation forces on Syrian citizens and Syrian lands in support of terrorist groups which prolong the war in Syria.

It said that the Syrian Arab Republic condemns that blatant aggression and other Turkish and US aggression, and reserves the right to respond by appropriate means approved by international law and the Charter of the United Nations.



Source: Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)

FM participates in meeting of ministerial committee on Quds

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry participated on Thursday in an emergency meeting of the Arab Ministerial Committee for the International Action against Illegal Israeli Policies and Measures in Al-Quds.

During the meeting, Shoukry underlined Egypt’s steadfast stand vis-a-vis the Palestinian cause, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.



Source: State Information Service Egypt

A law to allow the Minister of Finance to guarantee EgyptAir flights to Russia

President Abd El-Fattah El-Sisi issued Law No. 20 of 2022, authorizing the Minister of Finance to provide the holding company for EgyptAir and EgyptAir Airlines with an insurance guarantee to fulfill their financial obligations that may result from operating flights to and from the airports of Russian Federation, in case of accidents; whether as a result of normal operating conditions or as a result of  dangers of wars or hijacking. The law was published in the Official Gazette on Monday.


Source: State Information Service Egypt