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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 ...
Enhancement of forest ecosystem services: a case study in the Italian Alps
(UNIV AUSTRAL CHILE, FAC CIENCIAS FORESTALES, 2016)
The values of goods and services by natural resources are not included in the political decision making process concerning natural resources management. This gap is due to the fact that many ecosystem services are not ...
Exploring Residents' Willingness to Pay for Renewable Energy Supply: Evidences from an Italian Case Study
The present study offers a Contingent Valuation application to explore residents' willingness to pay for renewable energy supply in a case study in the Italian Alps. Data were originated from onsite personal interviews and ...
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 ...