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

Hardcover | February 23, 2002

byRobert Y. Redlinger

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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.

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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 exp...

Robert Y. Redlinger is Manager of New Business Development at CMS Viron Energy Services, Oakland, California. Per Dannemand Andersen is Head of the Technology Scenarios Programme at Risoe National Laboratory's Systems Analysis Department, Roskilde, Denmark. Poul Erik Morthorst is M.Econ. from the University of Århus, and Senior Resear...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:265 pages, 8.86 × 5.66 × 0.9 inPublished:February 23, 2002Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333792483

ISBN - 13:9780333792483

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Table of Contents

Wind Energy Resource Potential * Wind Turbine Technology and Industry * Economics of Wind Energy * Finance, Competition, and Power Markets * Environmental Considerations * Wind Energy Policy * Summary and Conclusions