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    • The biomass based electricity generation potential of the Province of Cienfuegos, Cuba 

      Sagastume Gutierrez, Alexis; Cabello Eras, Juan Jose; Hens, Luc M.A; Vandecasteele A., Carlo H. (Waste and Biomass Valorization, 2017)
      By 2013, the province of Cienfuegos in Cuba consumed about 5165 GWh of primary energy, of which an estimated 60 % was used to produce 767 GWh of electricity. 29 % of the primary energy was obtained from renewable fuel, and ...
    • The current potential of low-carbon economy and biomass-based electricity in cuba. The case of sugarcane, energy cane and marabu (dichrostachys cinerea) as biomass sources 

      Sagastume Gutierrez, Alexis; Cabello Eras, Juan Jose; Huisingh, Donald; Vandecasteele, Carlo H.A.; Hens, Luc M.A (Journal Of Cleaner Production, 2018-06-20)
      The emissions of greenhouse gases stand as a major threat of today. Moving towards CO2 neutral or low-carbon economies is a need to achieve sustainable development. This study assesses the potentialities to move Cuba towards ...
    • Electricity management in the production of leadaAcid batteries: the industrial case of a production plant in Colombia 

      Sagastume Gutierrez, Alexis; Cabello Eras, Juan Jose; Sousa Santos, Vladimir; Hernández Herrera, Hernán; Hens, Luc M.A; Vandecasteele, Carlo H.A. (Journal Of Cleaner Production, 2018-07-06)
      Electricity stands as the main energy used for lead-acid battery (LAB) manufacturing. This study introduces an energy management methodology to address the electricity consumption in lead-acid battery plants, improving ...
    • On the evolution of “cleaner production” as a concept and a practice 

      Hens, Luc M.A; Block, Chantal; Cabello Eras, Juan Jose; Sagastume Gutierrez, Alexis; García Lorenzo, Dunia; Chamorro Gonzalez, Candy Lorena; Herrera Mendoza, Ketty; Haeseldonckx, Dries; Vandecasteele, Carlo H.A. (Journal Of Cleaner Production, 2018-06-20)
      “Cleaner Production“(CP) is about less and more efficient energy and materials use and the substitution of more harmful products (for the environment and health) by less dangerous ones. CP was the reply of the industry to ...
    • Water footprint from growing potato crops in Cuba 

      Cabello Eras, Juan José; Sagastume Gutierrez, Alexis; López Bastida, Eduardo; Vandecasteele, Carlo H.A.; Hens, Luc M.A (Tecnologia y Ciencias del Agua, 2016)
      This article determines the water footprint from the potato crop in Cuba between the years 2009 and 2012 using the CROPWAT model. Climate, yields and fertilization data are specific to each of the areas where the crops ...