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A Regional Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment Approach and its Application on Solar Photovoltaic

Lookup NU author(s): Tianqi Li, Professor Tony Roskilly, Dr Yaodong WangORCiD



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© 2017 The Authors. This paper proposes a sustainability assessment method which incorporating life cycle approach and sustainability theory. Northeast region of England is chosen as a case study. The assessment examines the sustainability of regional solar photovoltaic deployment in three categories: techno-economic, environmental and social impacts.

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Author(s): Li T, Roskilly AP, Wang Y

Editor(s): Jinyue Yan, Fengchun Sun, SK Chou, Umberto Desideri, Hailong Li, Pietro Campana and Rui Xiong

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 8th International Conference on Applied Energy (ICAE2016)

Year of Conference: 2017

Pages: 3320-3325

Print publication date: 01/05/2017

Online publication date: 01/06/2017

Acceptance date: 02/04/2016

Date deposited: 18/07/2017

ISSN: 1876-6102

Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.757

Series Title: Energy Procedia