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Abstract

The activity concerning the research programme will consist in: 1. characteristics of present energy consumers (quantity and kind on an internal territory of Sicilia: - region of Madonie (about 40 km x 30 km) - region of Accamo (about 16 km x 20 km) This involves a total of 450 farms in an especially advantageous area; 2. the characteristics of local energy sources (quantity and kind); 3. the analysis of local energy needs (quantity and kind) with emphasis on improving the living conditions and developing the area; 4. the evaluation of possibilities and aptitudes to use alternative energy sources in order to reach the objectives of item 3. In this context the following possibilities will be examined: - solar thermal technology (warm water, drying, etc.) - biomass conversion technology (biogas, gasification, pyrolysis, etc.) - photovoltaic and wind energy production technologies for different applications such as light, pumps, drinking water, forest fire warning, irrigation monitoring systems, etc.); 5. project for the realisation of small pilot plants.

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Authors: LENTIRI F ENTE DI SVILUPPO AGRICOLO DELLA REGIONE SICILIA, PALERMO (ITALY), ENTE DI SVILUPPO AGRICOLO DELLA REGIONE SICILIA, PALERMO (ITALY)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 10387 IT (1986) MF, 150 P., BFR 300, BLOW-UP COPY BFR 750, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
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Record Number: 1989126034201 / Last updated on: 1989-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: it