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Social Costs and Benefits of Renewable Electricity Generation in Cyprus
Language: en
Pages: 49
Authors: Theodoros Zachariadis, Costas Hadjikyriakou
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-15 - Publisher: Springer

This book presents an economic cost-benefit assessment of the penetration of renewable power generation in Cyprus up to 2030. Unlike a purely financial appraisal, we employ a social cost-benefit analysis that is mainly relevant for policy makers, taking into account – apart from direct financial costs – external costs and
Renewable Electricity - Generation Technologies
Language: en
Pages: 77
Authors: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Innovation, Universities, Science and Skills Committee
Categories: Electric power production
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-19 - Publisher: The Stationery Office

The EU's common Energy Policy commits the EU to generating 20 per cent of total energy consumption from renewables by 2020. The European Commission proposed national renewable energy targets for each Member State, and it was suggested that 15 per cent of UK energy be derived from renewables by 2020.
Renewable Electricity Generation
Language: en
Pages: 65
Authors: Benjamin Zycher
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This volume examines the outlook for renewable energy in electricity generation-particularly wind and solar power-as a substitute for conventional fuels such as coal and natural gas. Economist Benjamin Zycher evaluates the central arguments in favor of policies that would make way for broader use of renewables and concludes that all
New Challenges and Solutions for Renewable Energy
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Paul Midford, Espen Moe
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-31 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book identifies second stage challenges and opportunities for expanding renewable energy into a mainstay of electricity generation that can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power, comparing Japan with several countries in East Asia and Northern Europe. Environmentally sustainable renewable energy technologies have now overtaken fossil fuel and nuclear technologies
Energy Transition with Variable and Intermittent Renewable Electricity Generation
Language: en
Authors: Aude Pommeret, Katheline Schubert
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

We propose one of the first dynamic models of the optimal transition from fossil fuels to renewables in electricity generation that takes into account the variability and intermittency of renewable energy as well as storage. This work sheds light on the extent to which variability and intermittency constitute a serious