Wind Energy in the 21st Century : Economics, Policy, Technology and the Changing Electricity Industry

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 gener...

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Main Authors: Redlinger, Robert Y., Andersen, Per Dannemand (Author), Morthorst, Poul Erik (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2002, 2002
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
Physical Description:XVIII, 245 p online resource
ISBN:9780230524279