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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 ...
GIS-based approach for assessing the energy potential and the financial feasibility of run-off-river hydro-power in Alpine valleys
In the last decade, European attractive policies are favoring the construction of new run-off hydro-power plants. The realization cost of these plants is quite low in mountain areas thanks to small water discharges and ...
Integrated approach for the identification of spatial patterns related to renewable energy potential in European territories
The study presents an effort to classify the territories of a specific area, according to similarities in the estimated potential of their renewable sources, considering also their economic and sociodemographic structure ...
A SDSS to integrate ground source heat pump into regional energy strategies
Reaching the ambitious European energy and climate goals asks the heating and cooling (H&C) sector for a drastic reduction in energy consumption and a significant increase of production from renewable energy sources ...
A GIS Tool to Estimate the Land Footprint of Renewable Energy Sources to Cover the Thermal Energy Demand
New conflicts have been arising between energy production and nature conservation, as a consequence of promoting policies for exploiting renewable sources in order to tackle climate change. Assessing the amount of additional ...