Special Issue "Energy Efficiency and Resource-Efficient Technologies: From the Demand Side towards the Supply Side"
A special issue of Resources (ISSN 2079-9276).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2019)
Dr. Giorgio Besagni
Politecnico di Milano, Department of Energy, Via Lambruschini 4a, 20156 Milano, Italy
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Interests: innovative renewable energy-based technologies; CFD and lumped parameter modelling of energy system components; modelling of refrigeration systems; experimental and numerical investigations of multiphase flows; energy poverty
Energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources are key goals of energy policies, to achieve a sustainable future (i.e., the 2030 Climate&Energy framework set targets for greenhouse gas emissions, share of renewable energy and energy efficiency). These targets can be reached by acting on the demand side and/or on the supply side; of course, the two sides are highly correlated and multi-disciplinary studies are needed to provide a complete understanding of the topic. For example, when considering the demand side in the residential sector, particular interest is devoted to energy poverty.
This Special Issue aims to collect contributions of the state-of-the-art on field of (a) sustainable and resource-efficient technologies in both the residential and the industrial sectors and of (b) demand side description and modeling.
The topic interests for this Special Issue includes the following topics:
Track#1. Energy efficiency in buildings
Track#2. Energy consumption at the household level (e.g., household segmentations, relationships between households variables and energy consumption, etc.)
Track#3. Definitions, measures and policy implications of energy poverty
Track#4. Energy efficiency, energy recovery technologies
Track#5. Energy and material recovery
Track#6. Sustainable development, consumption, products and services
Track#7. Efficient use of natural resources
Track#8. Alternative and sustainable energy resources
Dr. Giorgio Besagni
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- Alternative and sustainable energy resources
- Efficient use of natural resources
- Energy and meterial recovery technologies
- Energy consumption at the household
- Energy efficiency
- Lice cycle assesment
- Innovative renewable energy-based technologies
- Energy poverty
- Rational use of energy
- Supply and demand side