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Evaluation of the Renewable Energy Application in Mediterranean Hotels. Case Study: the Balearic Islands` Hotels (2006)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on January 27, 2010

In the services sector, hotels are a high energy consumer, which offers a good opportunity to promote the use of renewable energy sources, including solar thermal, in the tourism sector, especially in the Mediterranean region, as this paper emphasizes.

This paper goes through the potential of the RES' use in the total energy consumption of hotels situated in the Spanish Balearic Islands, a very famous touristic destination, with about half a million beds available.

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