Improving Energy Decisions Towards Better Scientific Policy Advice for a Safe and Secure Future Energy System

Managing a successful transition of the current energy supply system to less carbon emitting options, ensuring a safe and secure supply during the whole process and in the long term, is one of the largest challenges of our time. Various approaches and first implementations show that it is not only t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Droste-Franke, Bert, Carrier, M. (Author), Kaiser, M. (Author), Schreurs, Miranda (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:Ethics of Science and Technology Assessment
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Framework for Developing Long-Term Viable Energy Systems
  • Prospects and Limits of Scientific Policy Advice for Future Energy Systems
  • Characterisation of Recent Analyses of the Energy System
  • Specific Economic Problems and Uncertainties in the Context of Energy Systems
  • Energy System 2050 – Impacts of Uncertainties on the Optimal Electricity Generation Mix
  • Political Challenges in Managing Transitions of Energy Systems
  • Conclusions and Recommendations