Energy potential maps: from theoretical to sustainable potential

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Knowledge transfer | No Comments
Sud Tirol landscape. Photo by Sara Biscaini.

Which is the renewable energy potential in the alpine region? recharge.green should give an answer to this question. For this reason, EURAC is developing the energy potential maps for the alpine region. What is it the energy potential? Is it possible to exploit all the energy available? The answer is no. For example, the theoretical […]

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About Giulia Garegnani

Giulia Garegnani is an Environmental Engineering at European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano, in the north east of Italy. EURAC researchers are working on the renewable energy potential and the trade-off between production and ecosystem services.

The right model for the job

Kleinwalsertal, Vorarlberg, Austria. Credit: Andreas Metz via Flickr. Creative Commons License

The recharge.green project asks big questions about the issues of renewable energy in the Alps region. How do we balance renewable energy production with tourism and protection of nature? What should the mix be between solar, wind, hydro, and bioenergy along with sustainable natural resource management? To answer those questions, recharge.green project partners look to […]

Katherine Leitzell

About Katherine Leitzell

Katherine Leitzell is a science writer at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), in Laxenburg Austria. IIASA researchers are working on the economic-ecological modelling for the recharge.green project.