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Integrating Solar Energy in Rome's Built Environment: A Perspective for Distributed Generation on Global Scale

Version 1 : Received: 11 January 2018 / Approved: 12 January 2018 / Online: 12 January 2018 (10:23:45 CET)

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Journal reference: Advanced Sustainable Systems 2018
DOI: 10.1002/adsu.201800022


Large-scale integration of solar energy technologies in Rome’s built environment epitomizes the needed general adoption of distributed generation via functionalization of buildings of all size and end use across the world, to become active energy generators and no longer energy users only. This paper identifies selected technology solutions and critical policy and educational initiatives to effectively achieve within the next decade (2018-2027) the widespread uptake of decentralized solar energy systems in the built environment on a global scale.


solar energy; BIPV; energy transition; energy efficiency; photovoltaics


ENGINEERING, Energy & Fuel Technology

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