By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- Data detailed on Energy have been presented. According to news reporting originating from Seville, Spain, by VerticalNews editors, the research stated, "In recent years, Spain, in an effort to meet European Union (E.U.) targets, has been developing different strategies to promote the installation of renewable energy plants. In this regard, evaluating territories to assess their potential and thus identify optimum sites for the installation of energy-generating facilities is a crucial task."
Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from the University of Seville, "This paper presents a comprehensive geographic information system (GIS)-based site-selection methodology for wind-power plants in the province of Cordoba, which has hitherto been regarded as unsuitable for this sort of facility owing to the lack of wind resources. Three scenarios have been set out, each of which presents a different set of restrictions. Scenario 2 applies the most stringent restrictions in the specialized literature, and finds no suitable areas for the installation of wind-energy plants. However, Scenario 1, which applies the least stringent restrictions, and Scenario 3, which applies the same restrictions currently in force for other wind turbines already in operation in Andalusia, have led to the identification of several areas that could a priori be considered suitable and now need more detailed analysis."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "The results illustrate the convenience of undertaking multiscenario analyses."
For more information on this research see: GIS-Based Methodology for Evaluating the Wind-Energy Potential of Territories: A Case Study from Andalusia (Spain). Energies, 2018;11(10):5382-5397. Energies can be contacted at: Mdpi, St Alban-Anlage 66, Ch-4052 Basel, Switzerland.
The news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting P. Diaz-Cuevas, Univ Seville, Dept. of Phys Geog & Reg Geog Anal, Seville 41004, Spain.
The direct object identifier (DOI) for that additional information is: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11102789. This DOI is a link to an online electronic document that is either free or for purchase, and can be your direct source for a journal article and its citation.
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