Wind Energy in the 21st Century: Economics, Policy, Technology, and the Changing Electricity Industryby R. Redlinger, P. Andersen, P. Morthorst
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, 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.
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Table of ContentsPreface 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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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.