The Use of Renewable Sources of Energy in the Development Process of a Slovak Municipality
|Conference:||2012 International Conference on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering (ICCAHE 2012), August 10-12th 2012, Zhangjiajie (China)|
|Published in:||Sustainable Cities Development and Environment [3 vols]|
The present article deals with the issue of renewable energy sources for the development needs of Čakanovce municipality in terms of solar, geothermal, and biomass energy which are available for this region. Using renewable energy is viewed not only in the context of environmental benefits, but also in the context of further socio-economic development of communities and an increase of its energy independence. The analysis of the solved problems was based on relevant data on the possibilities of using different types of renewable energy in relation to supporting the development of Olšava-Kecerovce region which also includes Čakanovce. Choice of the most appropriate types of renewable energies to promote further development of Čakanovce municipality was based on proportionately index method, according to pre-defined decision-making factors.
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