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Record number 411020
Title Energy potential mapping for energy-producing neighborhoods
Author(s) Dobbelsteen, A. van den; Broersma, S.; Stremke, S.
Source International Journal of sustainable building technology and urban development 2 (2011)2. - ISSN 2093-761X - p. 170 - 176.
Department(s) Landscape Architecture
WIMEK
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Abstract Over the past five years, the method of energy potential mapping (EPM) has evolved from a cartoonish charting of climatic features with energy consequences to a detailed methodology for the development of spatial plans based on energy-effective foundations. By means of EPM the rudimentary features and properties of an area are analyzed, made discrete and translated into maps of the specific area (be it a region, city, district or neighbourhood) depicting potentials for energy supply and generation. In the latest studies in accordance with EPM, these energy potential maps are presented as a stack at different heights (above the surface) and depths (underground), showing the maximum potential of an area. Based on these, a proposal can be made for the spatial organization of the area. In the full paper we will discuss the methodology of EPM and exemplify the method by means of recent studies, in particular De Groene Compagnie ('The Green Campaign'), a new development area in the north of the Netherlands, which turned out to have the potential to become energy-productive
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