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Solar heating
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Solar heating

Solar heating Active solar heating systems convert solar radiation into heat which can be used directly. In the Albania uses are primarily domestic water heating and other low temperature heating applications. In hotter climates a...

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May 06, 2011
Heat pumps
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Heat pumps

Heat pumps These are devices that can extract and amplify heat obtained from a source of thermal energy. There are several types of heat pump. All use the same basic principle of extracting heat from...

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May 06, 2011
Woodfuel for heat
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Woodfuel for heat

Woodfuel for heat What is Woodfuel? Woodfuel for heat is woody fuel that is burned to generate energy for space heating or hot water. Woodfuel includes logs, woodchip or pellets to be used in applications ranging...

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May 06, 2011
Geothermal heat
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Geothermal heat

Geothermal heat Heat from the hot core of the earth can be extracted and used in various ways (including ground source heat pumps described separately) Hot dry rocks One form of geothermal energy is produced...

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May 06, 2011
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Downloads EWEA

  No Fuel Briefing (2.1 MB) Industry leaders and key politicians launch “NO FUEL” strategy  (27/02/06) (62 KB) Press Release – Tackling Europe’s energy crisis: wind energy, the “NO FUEL solution” (23/02/06) (113 KB) No...

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May 05, 2011
How many turbines are required?
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How many turbines are required?

At the end of 2005, an estimated 47,000 wind turbines were installed in Europe, generating 83 TWh of electricity, equal to about 2.8% of European electricity demand. The average size of turbines delivered to the...

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May 05, 2011
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The myth of intermittency

It is widely perceived that because the wind resource is intermittent, the wind technology is not ‘reliable’ enough to be a major power source. Watching a single wind turbine stop and start, it might seem...

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May 05, 2011
The European wind resource
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The European wind resource

The European wind resource There is enough wind energy resources to power all of Europe, whose current consumption is 2,900 TWh.

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May 05, 2011
European Wind Energy Association-Official scenarios
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European Wind Energy Association-Official scenarios

The electricity production from wind energy and its contribution to meeting European electricity consumption is: 83 TWh in 2005 (2.8% of European electricity demand), to 188 TWh in 2010 (5.5%), to 523 TWh in 2020...

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May 05, 2011
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International Energy Agency – Official scenarios

International Energy Agency Reference or baseline scenarios are not presented as business-as-usual or fixed outcomes, but typically are used for comparison, and present the theoretical case where no action is taken, which is not considered...

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May 05, 2011
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