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Title: Green Energy Development in an Industrial Region: A Case-Study of Sverdlovsk Region
Authors: Karaeva, A.
Magaril, E.
Torretta, V.
Ragazzi, M.
Rada, E. C.
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Elsevier BV
Citation: Green Energy Development in an Industrial Region: A Case-Study of Sverdlovsk Region / A. Karaeva, E. Magaril, V. Torretta et al. // Energy Reports. — 2021. — Vol. 7. — P. 137-148.
Abstract: The development of renewable energy is one of the strategic directions of eco-modernization of the Russian energy sector, which will not only reduce the negative impact of the industry on the environment, but also provide remote territories with the stable access to electricity. Despite the fact that the Russian regions have a great potential for the development of renewable energy, the full transition of the energy sector to the ”green” vector of its development is currently impossible. Moreover, most of current studies consider the development of renewable energy without reference to the regions, which, according to the authors, does not provide an objective assessment of the potential for the use of renewable energy in Russia. The purpose of the present research is to evaluate the potential for the introduction of various renewable energy sources (RES) in the energy sector of the Sverdlovsk region — one of the largest industrial regions of Russia. The full-scale assessment of their potential use at the regional level helps to accelerate the process of their introduction into the energy sector, since during the assessment, scientists analyze not only the possibilities of use, but also the barriers to development. Authors applied various research methods among which analysis of state programs, analysis of the official statistical reports, analysis of natural conditions on the territory of the region, etc. As a result, authors developed a map of potential use of renewables in the territory of Sverdlovsk region, evaluated prospects of their development and revealed key barriers. The proposed algorithm of assessment might be applicable for other Russian regions. © 2021 The Authors.
Keywords: ENERGETICS
ENERGY SECTOR
GREEN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
RENEWABLE ENERGY
ENERGY POLICY
INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
'CURRENT
CASE-STUDIES
ENERGETIC
ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
GREEN ENERGY
OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT
RENEWABLE ENERGIES
STRATEGIC DIRECTION
RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10995/111800
Access: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
SCOPUS ID: 85119045326
PURE ID: 28947176
ISSN: 2352-4847
metadata.dc.description.sponsorship: This research was supported by Act 211 Government of the Russian Federation, contract № 02.A03.21.0006.
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