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Trade-off between photovoltaic systems installation and agricultural practices on arable lands: An environmental and socio-economic impact analysis for Italy
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2016)
The paper introduces and discusses an open-source spatial-based model (called r.green.solar) able to quantify the energy production from solar photovoltaic (PV) ground-mounted panels. Socio-economic and environmental impacts ...
Experts’ Perceptions of the Effects of Forest Biomass Harvesting on Sustainability in the Alpine Region
In the EU political agenda, the use of forest biomass for energy has grown rapidly and significantly, in order to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions and reduce the energy dependence on fossil fuels of European member ...
Stakeholder analysis in the biomass energy development based on the experts’ opinions: the example of Triglav National Park in Slovenia
The paper presents a method for identifying and classifying local stakeholders involved in renewable energy development. The method is based on the expert assessment and comprises three main steps: (1) identification of ...
La transizione energetica nella macroregione alpina: definizione della situazione di partenza
Territorial energy system are urged to define energy transition strategies. Energy transition poses several challenges, and needs coordinated actions and deep understanding of actual conditions. An example of cross-border ...
A method to assess the economic impacts of forest biomass use on ecosystem services in a National Park
The aim of the paper is to develop a method to assess the effect of forest biomass use for energy on ecosystem services (ES). Such method has been in the GRASS GIS environment, by creating an Decision Support System (DSS) ...
EUSALP, a model region for smart energy transition: setting the baseline
Nowadays energy transition is a recurring topic, which describes the process of an energy system moving from fossil-based sources towards renewables. The transition can unfold at different levels, from the single initiative ...