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Renewable Energy Systems

The Choice and Modeling of 100% Renewable Solutions

How can society quickly convert to renewable energy? Can worldwide energy needs ever be met through 100% renewable sources? The answers to these questions rest largely on the perception of choice in the energy arena. It is of pivotal importance that engineers, researchers and policymakers understand what choices are available, and reasonable, when considering the design and deployment of new energy systems. The mission of this new book, written by one of the world's foremost experts in renewable power, is to arm these professionals with the tools and methodologies necessary to make smart choices when implementing renewable energy systems.

Research scientists, engineers, project managers, policy makers, consultants and graduate students involved in Renewable Energy development and implementation.

Paperback, 296 Pages

Published: September 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-375028-0


  • Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Renewable Energy Choices; Strategies for Defining and Analyzing Choices; The EnergyPLAN Energy System Analysis Model; Large-scale Integration of Renewable Energy; 100% Renewable Energy Systems; Empirical Examples and Case Studies; Conclusions and Recommendations; References


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