Peer-reviewed paper published: Renewable energy and ecosystem services

Peer-reviewed paper published: Renewable energy and ecosystem services

In early January, a new peer-reviewed paper by members of the NRGlab has been published (online first). The paper by Paolo Picchi and Sven Stremke et al. entitled Advancing the relationship between renewable energy and ecosystem services for landscape planning and design: A literature review was published by the journal of Ecosystem Services. The paper is a result of Paolo’s research exchange at Wageningen University supported by Erasmus Plus,...

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Paper published: Role of landscape in energy transition France and NL

Paper published: Role of landscape in energy transition France and NL

In July 2018, the French journal Urbanisme published a special issue entitled “Les nouveaux paysages de la transition énergétique” [The new landscape of energy transition] to celebrate the first three years of the ‘Landscape and Energy’ chair at the National School of Landscape Architecture in Versailles. This issue explores how several territories are engaging in energy transition processes and how the ongoing transition could be...

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Peer-reviewed paper published: Urban metabolism and green infrastructure

Peer-reviewed paper published: Urban metabolism and green infrastructure

In early September, a new peer-reviewed paper of the NRGlab has been published (online first). The paper by Daniela Perrotti and Sven Stremke is entitled Can urban metabolism models advance green infrastructure planning? Insights from ecosystem services research. The paper, published by the journal of Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science, is an output of Daniela’s stay at Wageningen University that was supported by...

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Conference presentation Clermont-Ferrand, France

Conference presentation Clermont-Ferrand, France

The 2018 PECSRL conference was held from September 3 to 9 in Clermont-Ferrand, France. This years edition of the conference was entitled ‘European Landscapes for Quality of Life’? NRGlab member Roberta Pistoni’s conference paper with the title “Renewable energy and sustainable planning and design: From technological choices to landscape project” has been presented in the special session organized by the COST Action TU1401...

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Exploring Alternative Futures for Entity Energy Landscapes: PhD study Dirk Oudes

Exploring Alternative Futures for Entity Energy Landscapes: PhD study Dirk Oudes

Exploring Alternative Futures for Entity Energy Landscapes: PhD study Dirk Oudes (2017-2021) The aim of this PhD research is to develop an environmental design framework for landscapes with renewable energy generation as primary function, here referred to as ‘entity energy landscapes’. Entity energy landscapes are characterized by a vast spatial expanse and visual dominance of energy technologies. They consist of a single or multiple types...

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Peer-reviewed paper published: Typology of Energy Landscapes

Peer-reviewed paper published: Typology of Energy Landscapes

Recently, a new peer-reviewed paper entitled Energy landscapes in a crowded world: A first typology of origins and expressions has been published in the Energy Research and Social Science journal. The paper by Martin Pasqualetti and Sven Stremke examines the definition of energy landscapes, proposes a classification of energy landscapes and describes the key characteristics of energy landscapes that help to define an over-arching typology of...

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