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Determination of Suitable Areas for the Generation of Wind Energy in Germany: Potential Areas of the Present and Future

Valerie Blankenhorn, Bernd Resch
2014 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
In order to politically set the course for sustainable energy supply in this time of transition, it is important to analyze the factors influencing the future development of renewable energies.  ...  This work contributes to this purpose in the field of onshore wind electricity generation by displaying the temporal development of areas suitable for wind energy use.  ...  Author Contributions Valerie Blankenhorn wrote major parts of the paper, acquired the necessary data, did the area calculations, and prepared the figures and tables.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi3030942 fatcat:ttmdm2hqojeb3fy4gnndutb2oq

Impact of EU biofuel policies on world agricultural production and land use

Martin Banse, Hans van Meijl, Andrzej Tabeau, Geert Woltjer, Fritz Hellmann, Peter H. Verburg
2011 Biomass & Bioenergy  
Current Biofuel Policies in the EU and Germany The European Union has currently proposed a binding target of 20% share of renewables in energy consumption and a 10% binding minimum target for biofuels  ...  In the EU26 region a 10 % blending share in transportation fuel will also lead to an expansion of agricultural land used for energy crops.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2010.09.001 fatcat:cndap7pwgjh37pwuj2hoo2zkfm

Forest owner motivations and attitudes towards supplying biomass for energy in Europe

Kristina Blennow, Erik Persson, Marcus Lindner, Sónia Pacheco Faias, Marc Hanewinkel
2014 Biomass & Bioenergy  
to meet a legally binding target to cover at least 20% of EU's total energy use from renewable sources in 2020.  ...  Renewable energy projections as published in the national renewable energy action plans of the European Member states.  ...  of the forest owners, J.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.05.002 fatcat:lugjq55lhbcehndnw5eezlgpqa

Sustainability assessment of the German energy transition

Christine Rösch, Klaus-Rainer Bräutigam, Jürgen Kopfmüller, Volker Stelzer, Annika Fricke
2018 Energy, Sustainability and Society  
The goal of the energy transition in Germany is to achieve a sustainable supply of energy.  ...  For each indicator, a linear projection was calculated, based on the past 5 years for which data were available, assuming that this trend will continue in a linear way until 2020.  ...  For additional information, see https://www.energy-trans.de/ Authors' contributions All authors designed the objectives and methods of the study and contributed to the development of the indicator system  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13705-018-0153-4 fatcat:nui6vzkarjfh7fivb7x35slzeq

A climatological assessment of balancing effects and shortfall risks of photovoltaics and wind energy in Germany and Europe

Frank Kaspar, Michael Borsche, Uwe Pfeifroth, Jörg Trentmann, Jaqueline Drücke, Paul Becker
2019 Advances in Science and Research  
When using wind energy over German land areas as a reference case, the results illustrate that the number of low production events is reduced when Germany's Exclusive Economic Zone is included into the  ...  Balancing effects are analysed: On average, the seasonal cycles of PV and wind power production complement each other in Germany as well as in Europe.  ...  The regional reanalysis COSMO-REA6 was produced within DWD's Hans-Ertel Centre for Weather Research at the University of Bonn.  ... 
doi:10.5194/asr-16-119-2019 fatcat:pewkoaueyngdtjlpl4o7qtr6zm

Ecological Scarcity Based Impact Assessment for a Decentralised Renewable Energy System

Hendrik Lambrecht, Steffen Lewerenz, Heidi Hottenroth, Ingela Tietze, Tobias Viere
2020 Energies  
This paper presents the case study of a comprehensive impact assessment for different future development scenarios of a decentralized renewable energy system in Germany.  ...  Increasing the share of renewable energies in electricity and heat generation is the cornerstone of a climate-friendly energy transition.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13215655 fatcat:6wodfedowbcezcuhs6pgktl5ka

Increasing Forest Biomass Supply in Northern Europe Countrywide Estimates and Economic Perspectives

GGran Bostedt, Mika Mustonen, Peichen Gong
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Acknowledgements We are grateful for additional information about how national calculations about potential fellings were calculated from the following national forestry experts: Erik Sollander, Sweden  ...  The share of wood fuels as part of the renewable energy used by EU member states is presented in Figure 2 .  ...  Woody biomass is by far the largest source of renewable energy in Europe, accounting for almost 50 % of the renewable energy consumption in the European Union (Pelkonen et al., 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2591347 fatcat:kepseztqyzadlf4yehjpxn55zm

Increasing forest biomass supply in northern Europe – countrywide estimates and economic perspectives

Göran Bostedt, Mika Mustonen, Peichen Gong
2015 Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research  
Acknowledgements We are grateful for additional information about how national calculations about potential fellings were calculated from the following national forestry experts: Erik Sollander, Sweden  ...  The share of wood fuels as part of the renewable energy used by EU member states is presented in Figure 2 .  ...  Woody biomass is by far the largest source of renewable energy in Europe, accounting for almost 50 % of the renewable energy consumption in the European Union (Pelkonen et al., 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/02827581.2015.1089930 fatcat:wpvemi5cjzcn5jn53eagnxtby4

Implications of National Climate Targets on the Energy-Water Nexus in Germany: A Case Study

Vera Sehn, Markus Blesl
2021 Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems  
Based on the energy scenario analysis, water use for the energy system will shift over time from cooling water use to irrigation water use for energy crops and the amount of irrigation water use is dependent  ...  The German energy transition is not only a challenge for the technical system transformation but will also imply changes in the water system and reallocation of resource usage.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The research presented in this contribution is sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (reference: 03SFK4M1, Consortium ENavi, Kopernikus).  ... 
doi:10.13044/j.sdewes.d8.0344 fatcat:6bn4mryw65aipno4kryfb3teaq

A spatially explicit assessment of middle and low voltage grid requirements in Bavaria until 2050

Luis Ramirez Camargo, Jane Wuth, Markus Biberacher, Wolfgang Dorner
2019 GeoScape  
to calculate key figures of grid requirements depending on population and land use for the current case and the decades to come.  ...  Typologies of grid requirements are proposed based on a statistical analysis of population and land use data of each square kilometre of the federal state.  ...  Regional Development Fund and in the frame of the IN-TERREG V programme between the Federal State of Bavaria (Germany) and the Czech Republic.  ... 
doi:10.2478/geosc-2019-0008 fatcat:lhmfmopqy5gfrbsv3hvnepwsna

Wind energy in Vietnam: Resource assessment, development status and future implications

Khanh Q. Nguyen
2007 Energy Policy  
The aim of this study is to estimate the technical potential of wind energy in Vietnam and discuss strategies for promoting the market penetration of wind energy in the country.  ...  About 31,000 km 2 of land area can be available for wind development in which 865 km 2 equivalents to a wind power of 3572 MW has a generation cost less than 6 US cents/ kWh.  ...  However, the views, findings and conclusions expressed in this article are entirely those of the author and do not represent in any way the views of any institution he is affiliated with.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2006.04.011 fatcat:iicurllfuffa5iyxxc2ez6lqtm

A new perspective on global renewable energy systems: why trade in energy carriers matters

Johannes Schmidt, Katharina Gruber, Michael Klingler, Claude Klöckl, Luis Ramirez Camargo, Peter Regner, Olga Turkovska, Sebastian Wehrle, Elisabeth Wetterlund
2019 Energy & Environmental Science  
Recent modelling studies suggest a decline of long-distance trade in energy carriers in future global renewable energy systems, compared to today's fossil based systems.  ...  In contrast, we discuss four important drivers of trade in such systems.  ...  Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge support from the European Research Council (''reFUEL'' ERC-2017-STG 758149) and from Bio4Energy. Notes and references  ... 
doi:10.1039/c9ee00223e fatcat:svilws3u6nfmhizcdxlmwyfm4i

GIS-based evaluation of multifarious local renewable energy sources: a case study of the Chigu area of southwestern Taiwan

Cheng-Dar Yue, Shi-Sian Wang
2006 Energy Policy  
to establish an evaluation model for developing local renewable energy sources.  ...  The issue of regulating greenhouse gas emissions of developing countries is one of the main reasons for the US's retreat from ratifying the Kyoto Protocal, and this deserves particular attention in order  ...  Yuh-Jyh Yueh and Hsueh-Sheng Chang of Leader University for the GIS data and technical aids, to sir Armin Bertram of the planning office for the renewable energy system ''Projekt'' in Germany for information  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2004.07.003 fatcat:fnofailgnzeftazor27qbxpkzm

Considering the Environmental Impacts of Bioenergy Technologies to Support German Energy Transition

Amarachi Kalu, Janja Vrzel, Sebastian Kolb, Juergen Karl, Philip Marzahn, Fabian Pfaffenberger, Ralf Ludwig
2021 Energies  
SustainableGAS project simulates different process chains for the substitution of natural gas with renewable energies in the German gas market.  ...  in response to changing land use are obtained through the Nutrient Delivery Ratio (NDR).  ...  environmentally sound use of renewable energies in the gas network.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14061534 fatcat:ozl66an3izge7bdpooa655niem

Contributions of Bottom-Up Energy Transitions in Germany: A Case Study Analysis

Ortzi Akizu, Gorka Bueno, Iñaki Barcena, Erol Kurt, Nurettin Topaloğlu, Jose Lopez-Guede
2018 Energies  
as the current German national top-down energy policy panorama.  ...  The case study methodology has been used and each initiative has been examined in order to assess and compare these with the German national panorama.  ...  the Project Code: 2015-1-TR01-KA203-021342 entitled Innovative European Studies on Renewable Energy Systems.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en11040849 fatcat:wlaaqmnbhjej3nmbhkhalnvmbm
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