Guerrero-Lemus, Ricardo, Martínez-Duart, José Manuel
2013, XXIII, 373 p. 214 illus., 210 illus. in color.
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Provides up-to-date numerical data related to efficiencies, energy capacities, lifetimes, production costs, energy payback ratios, carbon emissions, patents and literature statistics
Applies data to project future grid and fuel parity scenarios, and future technology tendencies in the different areas
Open to contibutions for annual updates
Providing up-to-date numerical data across a range of topics related to renewable energy technologies, Renewable Energies and CO2 offers a one-stop source of key information to engineers, economists and all other professionals working in the energy and climate change sectors. The most relevant up-to-date numerical data are exposed in 201 tables and graphs, integrated in terms of units and methodology, and covering topics such as energy system capacities and lifetimes, production costs, energy payback ratios, carbon emissions, external costs, patents and literature statistics.
The data are first presented and then analyzed to project potential future grid, heat and fuel parity scenarios, as well as future technology tendencies in different energy technological areas. Innovative highlights and descriptions of preproduction energy systems and components from the past four years have been gathered from selected journals and international energy departments from G20 countries.
As the field develops, readers are invited and encouraged to contact the authors for feedback and comments. The ongoing data collection and analysis will be used – after proper acknowledgment of contributors - to develop new editions. In this way, it is ensured that Renewable Energies and CO2 will remain an up-to-date resource for all those working with or involved in renewable energy, climate change, energy storage, carbon capture and smart grids.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Carbon capture and storage - Carbon emissions - Energy costs - Renewable energy technologies - Smart grids