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The ‘main street’ in Kirkwall: a pilot research project; draft report.
In July 2010, researchers from Robert Gordon University, in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen, conducted a pilot research project which investigated the role of the ‘main street’ (i.e. Bridge Street, Albert ...
Public engagement and participation in sustainable transport issues.
Currently, emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland's total. While the Scottish Government has identified a number of transport policies, which would contribute to Scotland's ability to meet its targets, ...
(RiCORE Project, 2016-06-15)
This presentation gives an introduction to the context and purpose of the RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the successful development of offshore renewable energy in the European Union, by streamlining the processes ...
Accounting, accountability and governance in upstream petroleum contracts: the case of local content sustainability in the Nigerian oil and gas sector.
(Robert Gordon University, 2016-03)
Local Content is an oil sector governance and sustainability policy that aims at check-mating the dominance of the foreign oil companies in host countries, and encouraging the participation of the local oil firms in the ...
Delivering lower carbon urban transport choices: European ambition meets the reality of institutional (mis)alignment.
Reducing carbon emissions from the transport sector has become a critical imperative for public policy as our understanding of the impacts of the mobility system on the environment has developed. This paper contrasts policy ...
Electric Mobility: Point of Departure. 10 March 2011.
(North Sea Region Programme., 2011-03)
The organisations cooperating in e‐harbours investigate the potential of electric transport (both on land and on water) for the harbour regions of North West Europe. Current types of electric vehicles still have a short ...
Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives.
Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...
Assessing energy business cases implemented in the North Sea region and strategy recommentations.
e-harbours is a unique European project that was set out to identify viable energy business cases on the exploitation of energy flexibility, which optimise their operations to match energy demand and supply while taking ...
The e-harbours journey: Point of arrival; smart energy networks in the North Sea Region.
(North Sea Region Programme., 2014-02)
Background The European Union has agreed upon ambitious targets to address climate change, energy security and economic competitiveness. By 2020 primary energy consumption must be cut by 20% across Europe and the share ...
RiCORE project final report.
(RiCORE Project, 2016-08-25)
This report reviews the entire RiCORE project, which aimed to promote the successful development of offshore renewable energy in the European Union.