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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Increasing sustainability of rural community electricity schemes—case study of small hydropower in Tanzania

Wim Jonker Klunne and Emmanuel G. Michael.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

September 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 2545 words.

Local small-scale hydropower resources can play an important role in providing electricity to rural areas in Africa, in particular those areas remote from the national grid. The large...

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Utilizing district energy system as a cost-effective measure in meeting UK domestic ‘zero carbon’ targets

Yee Chow.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

September 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3243 words.

In 2007, the UK government announced that all new homes are to be ‘zero carbon’ by 2016. At present, zero carbon dwellings are significantly expensive to achieve, costing up to 40% more in...

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Energy co-operatives in the UK

Y. Tham and T. Muneer.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2013; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 5885 words.

The UK is implementing different types of policies to encourage the use of renewable energy for electricity generation. Currently, the UK is falling behind other European countries in this...

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Eden Project biomass energy crop feasibility study

R. Cooke and A. Cripps.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 0 words.

A biomass feasibility study has been completed for The Eden Project in Cornwall, England. The aims of this study are to investigate the feasibility of using energy crops as an alternative...

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Composites ‘salt inside porous matrix’ for adsorption heat transformation: a current state-of-the-art and new trends

L. G. Gordeeva and Yu. I. Aristov.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 10648 words.

Adsorption heat transformation (AHT) is one of the challenging technical approaches for supporting the world community initiatives to alleviate or reverse the gravity of the problems...

Climate change and energy implications of gas flaring for Nigeria

Stephen C. Nwanya.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

September 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 4627 words.

The flaring of oil-associated gas continues to generate insidious environmental and energy consequences against efforts toward sustainable development for Nigeria. This study compared some...

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