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Experts' opinions on the effects of renewable energy development on ecosystem services in the Alpine region
(AMER INST PHYSICS, 2016)
Renewable energies-such as solar photovoltaic power, hydropower, wind power, and forest biomass-have a key role in the European Union (EU) policy aimed at enhancing energy security and mitigating climate change. The new ...
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 ...
Using the “Footprint” Approach to Examine the Potentials and Impacts of Renewable Energy Sources in the European Alps
The expansion of renewable energies is regarded as a key way to mitigate global climate change and to ensure the provision of energy in the long term. However, conflicts between these goals and local nature conservation ...
Municipal transitions: The social, energy, and spatial dynamics of sociotechnical change in South Tyrol, Italy
With the aim of proposing recommendations on how to use social and territorial specificities as levers for wider achievement of climate and energy targets at local level, this research analyses territories as sociotechnical ...