Harnessing Renewable Energy in Electric Power Systems
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BeschreibungDrawing on both economic theory and the experiences of the United States and EU member states, this book addresses the key questions surrounding renewable energy policies. It is of interest to a range of policymakers, the electric power industry, and economists who study energy and environmental issues.
InhaltsverzeichnisChapter 1: Toward a Low-Carbon Future Part I: Technology Chapter 2: Renewable Technology Part II: Renewables, Climate Change and Energy Policy Chapter 3: Climate Change: Where are we and where are we heading? Chapter 4: Renewables and Security of Supply, a European Perspective Chapter 5: Market Failure and the Structure of Externalities Chapter 6: Renewable Energy, Emissions Trading and Energy Efficiency Part III: Renewables and Electric Power Markets Chapter 7: Electricity Wholesale Market Design in a Low Carbon Future Chapter 8: Electricity and Gas Regulation in a Low Carbon World Chapter 9: Investment Incentives In Renewable and Non- Renewable Technologies Chapter 10: Designing a Super Grid Part IV: National Experiences Chapter 11: USA Chapter 12: The European Union Chapter 13: United Kingdom Chapter 14: Germany Chapter 15: Spanish Renewable Strategy. Past Experience, Current Challenges and Future Opportunities Chapter 16: Conclusion
PortraitBoaz Moselle is a director and Jorge Padilla a managing director at LECG, an international consulting group focusing on 'economic and financial analyses to provide objective opinions and advice regarding complex disputes and inform legislative, judicial, regulatory, and business decision makers.' Richard Schmalensee is Dean Emeritus and professor of economics and management at MIT's Sloan School of Management, and director of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research.
Pressestimmen'A comprehensive and timely review of the international experience in fostering the use of renewable energy sources in the electricity industry.' Blas Pi? rez Henri? quez, University of California, Berkeley 'A comprehensive and timely review of the international experience in fostering the use of renewable energy sources in the electricity industry. Understanding the political, business, and technological drivers behind the clean energy revolution is important as many nations aim to enable low-carbon development paths that will bring economic prosperity to their citizens, while at the same time reducing human impacts on the environment.' Blas Pi? rez Henri? quez, University of California, Berkeley 'This book should be devoured by thoughtful policy makers considering how renewables will fit into decarbonized electric systems. Bringing varied perspectives on this fundamental question, these scholars make a provocative and informative contribution to a topic of critical importance to governments around the world.' Sue Tierney, Managing Principal, Analysis Group, Inc., USA
Untertitel: Theory, Practice, Policy. Line drawings. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Inc
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2010
Seitenanzahl: 368 Seiten