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The European Directive on the Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC 96/61/EG) calls for a cross media impact assessment of environmentally relevant installations. Thus, the concept of Integrated Technique Assessment, based on detailed mass and energy balances and a multi-criteria analysis, can be adapted to the determination of Best Available(More)
In this paper we present a bottom-up modelling approach of electric power and CO2-certificate markets including a detailed modelling of renewables using agent-based simulation: The PowerACE model. It has been developed at the Institute for Industrial Production, the Chair for Information Management and Systems (University of Karlsruhe) and the Fraunhofer(More)
The real-time online decision support system RODOS provides support throughout all phases of a nuclear or radiological emergency in Europe. The multicriteria decision support tool Web-HIPRE has been integrated into RODOS for a transparent evaluation of long-term measures, taking into account the preferences of a decision making team. However, a decision(More)
This paper gives a brief overview on new tendencies in environmental policy regarding electronic democracy, with two examples of environmental directives. The European Commission proposed Internet technology for the first time for the dissemination of the Solvent Directive (1999/13/EC), in order to display available information for the numerous affected(More)
The planning of production capacity for a company has been extensively discussed in literature. Seasonal demand of products or seasonal availability of input materials can make the problem even more challenging, as due to a constant need for capacity adjustments. For example, in contrast to conventional chemical processes, the use of biomass has several(More)