Balancing Renewable Electricity Energy Storage, Demand Side Management, and Network Extension from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

A significant problem of integrating renewable energies into the electricity system is the temporally fluctuating energy production by wind and solar power plants. Thus, in order to meet the ambitious long-term targets on CO2 emission reduction, long-term viable low-carbon options for balancing elec...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Droste-Franke, Bert, Paal, Boris P. (Author), Rehtanz, Christian (Author), Sauer, Dirk Uwe (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Future Perspectives of Electrical Energy Supply
  • Existing Energy System Studies
  • Demand for Balancing Electrical Energy and Power
  • Technologies for Balancing Electrical Energy and Power
  • Technology of Electricity Networks, Economical Impacts and Policy
  • Legal Analysis of Balancing Strategies
  • Analysis of Economic Impacts
  • Conclusions and Recommendations