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Renewable Energy in Europe: Building Markets and Capacity


176 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #149751 | ISBN: 1844071243
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Hardback | Apr 2010 | Edition: 2 | #181614 | ISBN-13: 9781844078752
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Prepared by the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC), this work examines the current status, potential and trends associated with renewable energy technologies, covering biomass, geothermal energy, solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, small hydro and wind. Individual chapters are dedicated to each technology, with subsections that focus on the technology itself, costs, industry characteristics and market development. The final chapter focuses on the integration of renewable energy sources, describing the challenges, benefits and opportunities presented by a large deployment of renewable energy.


Executive Summary; Biomass; Geothermal Energy and Geothermal Heat Pumps; Small Hydropower; Solar Photovoltaic; Solar Thermal; Wind; Integration of Renewable Energy Sources; Appendices, Bibliography, Index

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The European Renewable Energy Council is an umbrella organization of the leading European renewable energy industry and research associations This book forms part of a project funded by the European Commission's Altener programme

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