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Sustainability 2016, 8(8), 702; doi:10.3390/su8080702

Green Energy for a Green City—A Multi-Perspective Model Approach

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Faculty of Computer Science and Information Systems, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Zolnierska 49, 71-210 Szczecin, Poland
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Department of Technology, The Jacob of Paradyż University of Applied Science, Chopina 52, 66-400 Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
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Department of Computational Intelligence, Wrocław University of Technology, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wrocław, Poland
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Faculty of Management and Economics of Services, University of Szczecin, Cukrowa 8, 71-004 Szczecin, Poland
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Academic Editor: Andrew Kusiak
Received: 22 May 2016 / Revised: 13 July 2016 / Accepted: 14 July 2016 / Published: 26 July 2016
(This article belongs to the Section Energy Sustainability)
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Abstract

The basis for implementing demands for a green city is the use of, among other things, innovative “clean” technologies. However, it is mostly and directly connected to the increased use of electric energy. Green transport is an appropriate example of this. By contrast, conventional sources of energy (e.g., based on coal) have a very negative impact on people and the environment. Therefore, this article mentions an attempt to solve a complex problem of employing renewable energy sources (RES) as an element of the “green city” system. The research was carried out on the basis of a feasibility study (decision game) for the location of a wind farm in the vicinity of the city of Szczecin, Poland. When constructing the decision models, multiple-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) methods were applied, especially analytic hierarchy process (AHP) and preference ranking organization method for enrichment evaluation (PROMETHEE). View Full-Text
Keywords: renewable energy sources; RES; multiple-criteria decision analysis; MCDA renewable energy sources; RES; multiple-criteria decision analysis; MCDA
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Wątróbski, J.; Ziemba, P.; Jankowski, J.; Zioło, M. Green Energy for a Green City—A Multi-Perspective Model Approach. Sustainability 2016, 8, 702.

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