Green Power

Green Power

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Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the experiences and best practices of various countries on this topic of critical importance. The booka€™s case studies provide readers with policy, business, and societal perspectives. They examine the differences in each countrya€™s natural endowments, cultural make-up, technological development, public-policy concerns, and institutional incentive structures relative to the advancement of green and sustainable energy. Considers Chinaa€™s energy profile and what is being done to reduce the countrya€™s reliance on coal Describes the cultural foundations and institutional environment that gave birth to Germanya€™s energy revolution Supplies an overview of the renewable energy sector in Spain and analyzes its future prospects in light of recent economic difficulties Reports on French Polynesiaa€™s progress in its quest to generate half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 Investigates the feasibility of biomass as a large-scale electricity generation option Explores the vision of power generation in space that could solve mankinda€™s energy needs permanently By illustrating the experiences of other nations, the book outlines valuable lessons learned and best practices that can be extremely helpful to other countries as they seek a greener energy profile. Supplying a timely overview of renewable and non-renewable electric power sources, it provides in-depth analysis of the key factors that affect success. It also identifies practices that have been precursors to failure so you can avoid making the same mistakes in your quest to contribute to the long-overdue advancement of green energy.See under Battery electric vehicles (BEV) adoption Chernobyl nuclear accident ( 1986), 66, 85, 87a€“88 Chevy Volt, 527 China ... 213 construction and maintenance, 215 costs, 225a€“226 development restriction, factors, 226a€“227 future prospects, anbsp;...

Title:Green Power
Author: Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén
Publisher:CRC Press - 2014-02-05

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