Wind Energy in the 21st Century: Economics, Policy, Technology, and the Changing Electricity Industry

Wind Energy in the 21st Century: Economics, Policy, Technology, and the Changing Electricity Industry

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by R. Redlinger, P. Andersen, P. Morthorst
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333792483

ISBN-13: 9780333792483

Pub. Date: 12/14/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

Wind energy is the great success story of modern renewable energy. Since the industry's rebirth following the energy crisis of the 1970s, thousands of wind energy projects have been installed around the world. The technology today is competitive with traditional fossil-fuelled electricity generation. Wind Energy in the 21st Century explores the current economic,

Overview

Wind energy is the great success story of modern renewable energy. Since the industry's rebirth following the energy crisis of the 1970s, thousands of wind energy projects have been installed around the world. The technology today is competitive with traditional fossil-fuelled electricity generation. Wind Energy in the 21st Century explores the current economic, financial, technical, environmental, competitive, and policy considerations facing the wind energy industry. With discussions of the latest electricity industry trends including deregulation, green markets, and tradable renewable credits, this book is a must-read for energy policymakers, researchers, and energy industry professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333792483
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/14/2001
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
245
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction Wind Energy Resource Potential Wind Turbine Technology and Industry Economics of Wind Energy Finance, Competition, and Power Markets Environmental Considerations Wind Energy Policy Summary and Conclusions End Notes References Index

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Wind Energy in the 21st Century: Economics, Policy, Technology, and the Changing Electricity Industry 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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An important view of new directions in energy. The authors are really knowledgeable. This book is a 'must read' for people interested in alternatives to petroleum based energy.