Sustainable Energy: Opportunities and Limitationsby D. Elliott
Pub. Date: 01/05/2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
In this timely book, leading authors explore the technologies that might help us to develop a sustainable energy future, emphasising renewable energy and the political and economic context needed for them to prosper. This collection makes hard-headed assessments of what is possible and what is not.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Sustainable Energy: The Options; D.Elliott PART ONE: THE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY OPTIONS Sustainable Energy: Nuclear Power and Renewables; D.Elliott Wind Power and Similar Renewable Sources: Why Intermittency Doesn't Matter; D.Milborrow Biomass: Greening the Transport System; J.Scurlock Sea Power: How We Can Tap Wave and Tidal Power; D.Elliott Solar Power: Energy From The Sun; S.Roaf & R.Gupta Saving Energy: How to Cut Energy Wastage; B.Everett The Limits to Energy Efficiency: Time to Beat The Rebound Effect; H.Herring PART TWO: MAKING IT HAPPEN Supporting Renewables: Local Ownership, Wind Power and Sustainable Finance; D.Toke How to Support Renewables: Feed in Tariffs and Quota/Trading Systems; D.Elliott Carbon Trading: Opportunities and Issues; S.Peake PART THREE: THE FUTURE Long-term, Renewables-Intensive World Energy Scenarios; G.Boyle Sustainable Lifestyles of the Future; P.Harper A Sustainable Future for Energy?; D.Elliott
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