Solar Revolution (Google eBook)

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MIT Press
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Great coverage of the economic forces surrounding the international growth of solar energy sources. Some things are becoming slightly outdated, but it is still very informative and interesting.

Contents

1 A New Path on the Horizon
3
II Past to the Present
21
2 A Brief History of Energy
23
3 An Unsustainable Status Quo
45
4 The Field of Alternatives
67
5 Solar Energy
89
III Future Transformations
113
6 Modern Electric Utility Economics
115
IV A Promising Destination
169
9 Tools for Acceleration
171
10 Facing the Inevitable
185
Energy and Electricity Measurements
199
Notes
201
Suggested Readings
221
Credits
223
Index
227

7 The Emergence of Distributed Economics
135
8 Solar Electricity in the Real World
153

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Page 215 - Assessment of the World Bank ( GEF Strategy for the Market Development of Concentrating Solar Thermal Power (Washington, DC: Global Environment Facility, 2005). Available at <http://thegef.org/Documents/Council_Documents/GEF_C25/C.25.Inf.11_ World_Bank_Assessment.pdf>, p. iv. 20. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, "Springerville's WorldClass Solar Site,

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