biomass

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION Fossil fuels taken as a whole represent more than 85% of the world's primary energy sources. However the exploitation of these fuels is not without problems, considering their limited availability, also in geographical terms, changes in their price in function of various and unpredictable causes and, from the environmental point of view, the greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, in the Mediterranean countries there is a large availability of residues,...
PROJECT DESCRIPTION The BIOEUPARKS project, as part of the current debate on the sustainable exploitation of solid biomass for bioenergetic purposes, has proposed an innovative model for the establishment of short and sustainable supply chains within protected natural areas.These chains must harmonize the principles of Sustainable Forest Management and the activation of a virtuous development process based on the creation of bio-energy districts. To do this, the project launched a...
  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The 2020 climate & energy package, launched by the European Union (EU), identifies important targets of energy efficiency and reduction of climate-changing gas emissions, pursued with a view to energy and environmental sustainability both at global and local levels. In this context, the Factor20 project had as general purpose the definition of a set of tools to support the planning of regional and national policies for the reduction of GHG emissions and...