Urban self-sufficiency: how rooftops could contribute to cities’ energy, food and water demands

Posted by aclimaadmin | May 6, 2019 | Sector News

A recent study helps city planners find the greenest and most effective way of producing renewable energy, crops and water on rooftops.

The researchers developed a method for analysing the performance and environmental impacts of different combinations of rooftop rainwater-harvesting-, energy- and food systems. It could aid efforts to promote urban self-sufficiency and a sustainable circular economy, they suggest…read more

Fuente: ec.europa.eu

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