44 pages , 2005 According to the Federal Government, while renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power would play a part in meeting growing demands, for the foreseeable future, coal and gas will meet the bulk of Australia's energy needs. What role has renewable energy resources to play in powering the economy and sparing the environment?
72 pages , United Nations Publications , 2003 This study examines efforts by countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to promote sustainable energy development in the region. It reveals some of the cultural and institutional challenges that have held back progress. Also included are proposals to mainstream policies on efficient use and renewable energy sources.
391 pages , 1994-01-01 Renewable energy is seen by some as the only hope for the survival of the planet, yet by others it is viewed as a marginal resource with limited potential. All too often, however, the facts behind the role that renewable energy can and will play in the future global energy scene are disguised or ignored as rival camps distort the evidence to suit their own...[Read More]
450 pages , 2014-01-01 The book is a complete treatise on renewable energy sources and also includes issues relating to biofuels. It aims to serve as a text for the undergraduate and postgraduate students in relevant disciplines and a reference for all the professionals in related fields.
24 pages , 2015 In order to combat global warming, Italy has committed to clear environmental goals by reducing its CO2 emissions. To this purpose, it has notably encouraged renewable energy development through a variety of support schemes, ranging from green certificates to feed-in and premium tariffs. As a result, during the last years, the production of electricity from renew...[Read More]
[Varennes, Québec] : CANMET Energy Diversification Research Laboratory , 1998 "Currently, the tool can be used to evaluate wind energy, small hydro, photovoltaic, solar ventilation air heating (VAH) and biomass heating projects."--Prelim. p. ix.
96 pages , Green Books , 2003 In this Briefing, Dave Elliott establishes the basic sustainable energy options. However his main aim is to look at potential problems ahead in the short, medium and long term, and deal with the counter-arguments. No technology is entirely benign. Renewable energy technologies such as wind farms may have far less impacts than the global impa...[Read More]
35 pages , INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND , 2007 This paper discusses structure, impact, costs, and efficiency of renewable energy supply in the eight largest advanced economies (the G-7 plus Spain), with focus on Germany. Renewables production costs are compared to benefits, defined as reductions in net carbon emissions; technological innovation, and increased energy secur...[Read More]
75 pages , 2010 Today, the world has been relying on fossil fuels as its primary source of energy. This unsustainable energy source is not going to last long. Thus, the green renewable energy should be practice from now on. Malaysia is gifted with many natural renewable energy resources. It is because it has a long coast line, good rainfall with rivers flowing for greater part o...[Read More]