Panels Presentations


Panel 1. Mobility of passengers and freight

Shupei Huang, Haizhong An, Shaobo Wen, Gabriella Fiorentino, Fabiana Corcelli, Wei Fang and Sergio Ulgiati. Terrestrial transport modalities in China: a survey of monetary, energy and environmental costs.

Silvio Cristiano and Francesco Gonella. On the Emergy accounting for the evaluation of road transport systems: thoughts for an Italian case study

Amela Ajanovic and Reinhard Haas. Energy and mobility: Hydrogen as fuel for mobility and storage for renewable energy

Louisa Jane Di Felice, Maddalena Ripa, Mario Giampietro. Electric vehicles in the EU: between narrative and quantification

Angelo Fierro, Annachiara Forte, Amalia Zucaro, Roberto Micera, Mario Giampietro. MuSIASEM approach to evaluate the pertinence of the second generation bioethanol production system. The case study of ligno-cellulosic Arundo donax feedstock for the transport sector in Campania region, Italy.


Panel 2. Energy and urban systems

Hans Schnitzer. Design of a Low-Carbon energy system for a new urban area in an industrial neighborhood

William Braham, Evan Oskierko-Jeznacki, Jae Min Lee, Barry Silverman, Nasrin Khansari. E[m]ergy Model of the greater Philadelphia Region

Oleksii Pasichnyi, Jörgen Wallin, Hossein Shahrokni, Olga Kordas. Data-driven building archetypes’ generation for urban building energy modelling

Marco Molinari and Olga Kordas. ICT in the built environment: drivers, barriers and uncertainties

Elena Mazzola, Tiziano Dalla Mora, Fabio Peron, Piercarlo Romagnoni. The use of integrated energetic analyses on a Venetian historic building

Laura Pérez Sánchez, Maddalena Ripa, Raúl Velasco-Fernández, Gonzalo Gamboa, Renato F. Rallo, Mario Giampietro. Energy performance at city level − the societal metabolism of Barcelona


Panel 3. Food, energy, water and commodity nexus

Sanderine Nonhebel and Winnie Leenes. Why becoming a vegetarian is not going to save the world, comparing land, energy and water footprints of a Dutch dish with meat and a modern vegetarian one.

Fanxin Meng, Gengyuan Liu, Zhifeng Yang, Yuanchao Hu, Marco Casazza, Biagio F. Giannetti, Sergio Ulgiati. Tracing urban carbon flow in the global economy system: Consumption vs production perspectives

Luis Acevedo, Javier Uche, Fernando Cirez, Sergio Usón, Amaya Martínez-Gracia, Angel A. Bayod-Rújula. Exergy analysis of the transient simulation of a renewable-based trigeneration scheme for domestic water and energy supply

Heitor F. Marinho Neto and Feni Agostinho. Sustainability diagnosis of goods and services: do they work in practice?

Judith Rodriguez Salcedo and Marina Sanchez De Prager. Assessment of the cultural heritage, in terms of eMergy, in agroecological systems of the region Valle del Cauca – Colombia


Panel 4. The changing energy basis of economies: Declining fossil availability and transition management

Umberto Perna. Reserves at risk: planning with deep uncertainty and high complexity

Fereidoon P. Sioshansi. How innovation and disruptions are reshaping the future of the power sector

Reinhard Haas. How to integrate large shares of variable renewables into the electricity system.

Robert Herendeen. 100% renewable: does this trump carrying capacity?

Cristina Madrid López. Shale Gas for a Low Carbon Economy? The limitations we have to consider.


Panel 5. Energy and ecological economics. Sustainable finance. New business models for energy

Gabriella Duca and Guglielmo Trupiano. Bioeconomy and the challenge of community centered design

Antonio Scala, Angelo Facchini, Umberto Perna. Portfolio analysis and allocation of renewable sources

Alessandro Sapio, Nicola Spagnolo. Exporting volatility through market integration: the case of Sardinia.

Juha Panula-Ontto, Jarmo Vehmas, Ying Chen, Jinxing Jiang, Jyrki Luukkanen, Jari Kaivo-Oja, Mikkel Stein Knudsen. Impacts of Main Economic Sectors on Energy Efficiency in the period 2015–2030 in China

Chang T. Chang, Michela Costa, Maurizio La Villetta, Adriano Macaluso, Daniele Piazzullo, Laura Vanoli. Thermodynamic and economic comparison of biomass drying systems coupled with different technologies of power generation


Panel 6. Energy efficiency

Oleksii Pasichnyi, Jörgen Wallin, Fabian Levihn, Hossein Shahrokni, Olga Kordas. Energy Performance Certificates — new opportunities for data-enabled urban energy policy instruments?

Gianluca Trotta, Joachim Spangenberg, Sylvia Lorek. Energy efficiency in the residential sector: identification of promising policy instruments and private initiatives among selected European countries

Tonino Castrichino, Federico Balsani, Claudio Ferrari, Nicola Graniglia, Duccio Tempesti. Boosting energy efficiency in Public Administration. Study case: “Palazzo della Farnesina”

Fabiana Corcelli, Gabriella Fiorentino, Jarmo Vehmas, Sergio Ulgiati. Energy Efficiency and environmental performance indicators of papermaking from chemical pulp. A Finland case study.

Jarmo Vehmas, Jari Kaivo-Oja, Jyrki Luukkanen. Decomposition of Total Primary Energy Supply: Energy Efficiency Trends in the EU-28 Member States in 1990-2013

Mauro Reini and Melchiorre Casisi. Constructal Law and Thermoeconomic Optimization


Panel 7. Decision making tools for energy management. Stakeholders and participatory strategies.

Jari Kaivo-Oja, Jarmo Vehmas, Jyrki Luukkanen. Energy Intensity, Energy Consumption and Changes in Energy Intensity in the EU-28 Countries in 1995-2014

Anders Nilsson, Olga Kordas, David Lazarevic. Influencing Household Energy Consumption: Preliminary Results from a Residential Demand Response Program in Sweden

Kateryna Pereverza and Olga Kordas. Sustainability through stakeholder learning: participatory backcasting for the heating sector

Chiara Vassillo, Daniela Restaino, Remo Santagata, Silvio Viglia, Jarmo Vehmas, Sergio Ulgiati. Energy efficiency and stakeholders: Barriers, costs and benefits of implementation. The Naples case study in the EUFORIE Project

Sylvia Lorek and Joachim Spangenberg. Social innovation for energy sufficiency – methods, results and lessons learnt in the EUFORIE project


Panel 8. Matter and energy flows in the biosphere and human economy 

Pier Paolo Franzese, Elvira Buonocore, Flavio Picone, Giovanni F. Russo. Using environmental accounting to operationalize the Planetary Boundaries framework at local scale in marine ecosystems

Marco Casazza, Joseph A. Tainter, Massimiliano Lega, Silvio Viglia, Gengyuan Liu, Sergio Ulgiati. Energy features of human Socio-Ecological Systems relevant to the future of civilization

Angelo Riccio, Antonino Staiano, Angelo Ciaramella, Francesco Camastra, Elena Chianese, Efisio Solazzo, Stefano Galmarini. Ozone production and flows in the boundary layer and its impact on crop yields: an optimal ensemble estimation

Ludmila Skaf, Elvira Buonocore, Stefano Dumontet, Roberto Capone, Pier Paolo Franzese. Environmental costs and impact of food security in a changing world: The case of Lebanon

Fabiana Zollo, Michela Del Vicario, Walter Quattrociocchi, Antonio Scala. The Climate Change debate on Facebook: a clash of contrasting narratives beyond rationality

Rony Parra, Mario Giampietro, Louisa Di Felice, Anderson Castro. Evaluation of energy metabolism in the oil extraction in Ecuador from the application of Multi-Scale Integrated Analysis of Societal and Ecosystem Metabolism (MuSIASEM)


Panel 9. Transition to low-carbon and renewable energies

 Verena van Zyl-Bulitta, Enrique Kremers, Ralf Otte. Temporal mechanisms for energy system balancing across different socio-technical scales aligned to the current electricity grid state

Marco Raugei, Enrica Leccisi, Gonzalo Ramirez, Rodrigo Escobar Moragas, Vasilis Fthenakis. Net energy availability and environmental performance of the Chilean electric grids: potential improvements and opportunities

Angel A. Bayod-Rújula, Luis Acevedo, Javier Uche, Amaya Martínez-Gracia. Improved management of battery and RO demand in grid connected PVT systems in dwellings

Mateusz Szubel, Beata Matras, Szymon Podlasek, Mariusz Filipowicz. Development of air manifold for straw – fired batch boiler using experimental and numerical methods

Charlie Gullstrom, Olga Kordas, Marco Molinari. Sharing Spaces in the Sharing Economy: to save energy, increase well-being or boost innovation? How do new initiatives align with energy transition?

Jaime Cevallos and Jesus Ramos-Martin. Spatial assessment of the potential of renewable energy: the case of Ecuador


Panel 10. Energy and industrial cleaner production

Jingyan Xue, Gengyuan Liu, Marco Casazza, Mark T. Brown. LCA-based Emergy Analysis of the Aluminum Production Chain in China

Mikkel Stein Knudsen and Jari Kaivo-Oja. Lessons from European Energy Research and Energy RIs: Towards a European Science of Research Organizations?

Francesco Calise, Simona Di Fraia, Adriano Macaluso, Nicola Massarotti, Laura Vanoli. Wastewater sludge dryer coupled with an ORC system powered by geothermal energy

Ashraf A. M. Abdelrahim and Ali M. A. Seory. Wind turbine aerodynamics analysis

Krzysztof Sornek, Mariusz Filipowicz, Maciej ŻoŁĄdek, Radosław Kot, Małgorzata Mikrut. Comparative analysis of selected thermoelectric generators operating with small scale heating appliances.


Panel 11. Energy related airborne emissions, air quality and monitoring tools

Massimiliano Lega, Dan Jaffe, Marco Casazza, Sergio Ulgiati. Complex source components assessment: Criteria for 3D environmental scenario analysis in the case of an urban port area, Naples (S Italy)

Xi Ji, Yixin Yao and Xianling Long. What causes PM2.5 pollution? Cross-economy empirical analysis from socioeconomic perspective

Wei Fang, Haizhong An, Xiangyun Gao, Huajiao Li, Shupei Huang. Urban energy consumption and CO2 emissions by means of emergy and system dynamics model: Taking Beijing as a case

Angelo Facchini. The urban metabolism of Lima: perspectives and policy indications for GHG emission reductions

Giuseppina De Luca, Salvatore Fabozzi, Nicola Massarotti, Laura Vanoli. Optimization criteria to evaluate the switching process from an individual heating to a district heating strategy for the city of Pompei.


Panel 12. Innovative concepts and frameworks for effective energy strategies

Raffaella Testoni, S. Segantin, Massimo Zucchetti. Most advanced technological innovation as a part of simple solutions for the world energy problem.

Corrado Giannantoni. “Energy, Economy, Environment, Wellbeing”. The Role of Formal Languages for Finding and Implementing Solutions.

Enrique Ortega, José Maria Gusman-Ferraz, Mariana Oliveira, Ana Carolina Assis, Gilmar Barreto, Rosana Corazza, Paulo Fracalanza, Luciana T. de Almeida. Energy and Wellbeing in Latin America: Political and Cultural issues

Aram Mäkivierikko, Hossein Shahrokni, Olga Kordas. Overcoming the Engagement Barrier in Demand-side Management with Social Influence

Vasile Dogaru. Segmentation of urban energy using Roegenian partial processes with borders

Maddalena Ripa, Raúl Velasco-Fernández, Michele Manfroni, Mario Giampietro. A closer look at national energy metabolism: multiscale integrated analysis of energy end uses


Panel 13. Biomass for energy and bio-based materials

Elvira Buonocore, Natasha Nikodinoska, Alessandro Paletto, Pier Paolo Franzese. Life cycle assessment of wood-based bioenergy production: A case study in Northern Italy.

Michelle M. Arnold, Joseph A. Tainter, Deborah Strumsky. Productivity of Innovation in Biofuel Technologies

Gabriella Fiorentino and Sergio Ulgiati. Towards an energy efficient chemistry. An assessment of fuel and feedstock switching.

Paola Di Donato, Ilaria Finore, Annarita Poli, Barbara Nicolaus, Licia Lama. Extremophiles’ relevance for the production of second generation bioethanol

Ciro Florio, Rosa Anna Nastro, Fabio Flagiello, Mariagiovanna Minutillo, Domenico Pirozzi, Stefano Dumontet, Vincenzo Pasquale, Angelo Ausiello, Giuseppe Toscano, Elio Jannelli. Biohydrogen production from Solid Phase-Microbial Fuel Cell (SPMFC) spent substrate: a preliminary study


Panel 14. Developed and Developing economies in the energy market. New actors and new strategies

Tommaso Luzzati, Gianluca Gucciardi, Marco Orsini. A multiscale analysis of the EKC for energy use and CO2 emissions

Kamia Handayani, Yoram Krozer, Tatiana Filatova. Assessment of the renewable energy expansion in the Java-Bali Islands, Indonesia

Silvio Cristiano and Francesco Gonella. Building within environmental boundaries, between need and choice: low-energy, frugal technologies. Learnings from vernacular solutions –  a Sudanese case study.

John Polimeni and Raluca Iorgulescu. An Analysis of Energy Poverty in Romania

Kateryna Pereverza, Oleksii Pasichnyi, Olga Kordas. Strategic energy planning in different contexts: a modular approach to the participatory backcasting