Self Sufficiency Energy Villages, Korea

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region. Dongwang is the first self sufficient energy village in the world. It is located in the west of Jeju-do Island, the biggest southern island in South Korea (Figure 1). This semi-tropical village takes benefit from the solar energy to fulfill their electricity demand.   In…

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International Study of RE-Regions: Samsø, Denmark

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Samsoe, renewable energy in Samsø. Samsø is a Danish island[1] located in the North Sea bay of Kattegat (Figure 1), between the mainland of Jutland and the island of Zealand,[2] 15 km from the Jutland Peninsula.[1] Samsø is a small island and community.[2] The community…

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Republic of Cyprus (Cyprus Island)

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Cyprus Island, renewable energy in Cyprus Island.Cyprus is located in the eastern Mediterranean, at the geographical latitude of 350N (Figure 1). This island has an area 9,251 km2. The population in 1998 was 663,300 inhabitants. The economy is driven by tourist and services sectors. The…

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Renewable Energy Regions and Municipalities, Germany

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Germany, renewable energy self sufficiency region in Germany. Federal republic of Germany is a country in Central Europe (Figure 1). It is bordered by (Figure 2):[1] North: North Sea, Denmark, and Baltic Sea East: Poland, Czech Republic South: Austria, Switzerland West: France,Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherland  …

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Renewable Energy Park in the Corfu Island, Greece

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Corfu Island, renewable energy in Corfu Island.Corfu is located at the north-west borders of Greece, between Greece, Albania, and Italy (Figure 1). The municipality of Thinalli was formed in 1990 by merging of the 12 preexisting communities of the region. It covers an area of…

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International Study of RE-Regions: Regione of Abruzzo, Italy

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Regione of Abruzzo, renewable energy in Regione of Abruzzo. Until a few decades ago, Abruzzo was a region of poverty in Southern Italy; however, it has developed to become the ‘first’ region of the ‘Italian Mezzogiorno’. The structure of production in the region reflects the…

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Regional Council of Lapland, Finland

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Regional Council of Lapland, renewable energy in Lapland regional council. Lapland is one of the regions in Finland. The municipalities in the province cooperate in a Regional Council. It borders the Region of North Ostrobothnia in the south and also to the Gulf of Bothnia,…

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International Study of RE-Regions: Region of Valencia, Spain

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Region of Valencia, renewable energy in Region of Valencia. Valencia Community is Spain autonomous community which is located on the Mediterranean Coast (Figure 1). The capital is Valencia City. The region comprises of three Provinces; Valencia, Alacant, Castelló. It is bordered by:[1] north:Catalonia west: Aragon…

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Region of Upper Austria, Austria

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Upper Austria Region, renewable energy in Upper Austria Region. Upper Austria Region is located in the Northern part of Austria, the capital city is Linz. It is bordered by Bavaria and Czech Republic.[1] With area 12,000 km2 and number of inhabitants 1.4 Mio, it consists…

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Region of Provence–Alpes–Côte d’Azur, France

Keywords: renewable energy region, 100% renewable energy self sufficiency region, Region of Provence–Alpes–Côte d’Azur, renewable energy in Region of Provence–Alpes–Côte d’Azur. Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur is a region which is located on the Mediterranean Coast in the southeast of France (Figure 1). The capital is Marseille. This region comprises of six departments; Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alpes-Maritimes, Bouches-du-Rhône,…

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