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Table 3 Criteria for settlement development using micro-renewable technologies

From: Renewables in residential development: an integrated GIS-based multicriteria approach for decentralized micro-renewable energy production in new settlement development: a case study of the eastern metropolitan area of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy

Micro-technology Criteria/factors
Solar panel and thermal collectors (S) Distance from landscape-protected areas and other beauty areas
Distance from historic/cultural facilities (historical centre, areas of historical and cultural interests, archeological sites)
Wind turbines (W) Distance from historic/cultural facilities
Distance from Special Protection Areas (SPA) and others avifaunistic important areas
Distance from landscape-protected areas or other beauty areas
Biomass power plants (B) Distance from historic/cultural features
Distance from landscape-protected areas or other beauty areas
Geothermal vertical loops (GVL) Distance from historic/cultural features
Distance from drinking water or aquifers
Geothermal horizontal loops (GHL) Distance from historic/cultural features
  Distance from flooding areas