Solar Energy Markets Book

Solar Energy Markets


  • Author : Philip G. Jordan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123977687

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Solar Energy Markets Excerpt :

This groundbreaking new book features holistic coverage of technological breakthroughs, financing trends, workforce development issues, and comparative regional case studies in solar energy. It provides a global bird's-eye view of the industry for scientists, engineers, business leaders, and policymakers — anyone seriously engaged in the rapidly evolving field of solar energy. The expert author's analysis includes primary data from the first comprehensive solar industry survey conducted in the United States, insights from key thought leaders in the energy sector, and case studies from international leaders in solar development. Solar Energy Markets examines six key drivers of the solar industry: 1) a new culture of environmentalism; 2) policy and markets; 3) financing and venture capital; 4) economics and cost-competitiveness; 5) innovation; and 6) labor. In a field too often marked by divisive over-specialization, this resource provides invaluable context, demonstrating how the solar field’s innovative triumphs and inherent challenges play out in the real global marketplace. Analyzes key drivers of the solar industry at international, national and local levels Synthesizes the first comprehensive surveys of the U.S. solar industry Uniquely ties together technological innovation with market implications for engineers, business leaders and policymakers alike Examines the evolving role of China in global solar markets

Renewable Energy in India Book

Renewable Energy in India


  • Author : Pramod Deo
  • Publisher : SAGE Publishing India
  • Release Date : 2021-05-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789353887827

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Renewable Energy in India Excerpt :

The scope of renewable energy generation technologies has far exceeded that of a laboratory, as they now require large-scale commercial generation. With them relying heavily on policy support, contemporary debates in energy are grappling with how exactly renewable energy should be priced and integrated into market. This book, written from an economics perspective, critically examines the aspects of pricing, regulatory oversight and rules governing the market for electricity generation from intermittent renewable energy sources and associated green product. This book discusses various policy and regulatory initiatives for renewable power generation technologies in India by comparing them with similar measures in some leading countries of the world. It contextualizes the pricing of renewable energy and looks at market-determined renewable energy certificate (REC) mechanism. Finally, it seeks to advance scholarship on green energy and introspects on policy dilemma facing the renewable segment in India and explores the possibility of achieving a level playing field for renewable energy vis-à-vis traditional methods of power generation, through appropriate market mechanism.

Integrating Renewables in Electricity Markets Book

Integrating Renewables in Electricity Markets


  • Author : Juan M. Morales
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-12-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 429
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461494119

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Integrating Renewables in Electricity Markets Excerpt :

This addition to the ISOR series addresses the analytics of the operations of electric energy systems with increasing penetration of stochastic renewable production facilities, such as wind- and solar-based generation units. As stochastic renewable production units become ubiquitous throughout electric energy systems, an increasing level of flexible backup provided by non-stochastic units and other system agents is needed if supply security and quality are to be maintained. Within the context above, this book provides up-to-date analytical tools to address challenging operational problems such as: • The modeling and forecasting of stochastic renewable power production. • The characterization of the impact of renewable production on market outcomes. • The clearing of electricity markets with high penetration of stochastic renewable units. • The development of mechanisms to counteract the variability and unpredictability of stochastic renewable units so that supply security is not at risk. • The trading of the electric energy produced by stochastic renewable producers. • The association of a number of electricity production facilities, stochastic and others, to increase their competitive edge in the electricity market. • The development of procedures to enable demand response and to facilitate the integration of stochastic renewable units. This book is written in a modular and tutorial manner and includes many illustrative examples to facilitate its comprehension. It is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of electric energy systems, applied mathematics and economics. Practitioners in the electric energy sector will benefit as well from the concepts and techniques explained in this book.

Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market Book

Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market


  • Author : Philip Wolfe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-27
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136201646

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Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market Excerpt :

This is the first and probably the only book devoted to utility-scale solar power – perhaps the fastest-growing sector of the global energy market. Philip Wolfe’s book describes the development and operation of large-scale solar power stations, and will interest all those who want to understand how these multi-million dollar projects are designed, structured, financed, constructed and maintained. It contains case studies of the Waldpolenz Energy Park, Germany, Lopburi Solar Plant in Thailand and the Topaz Solar Farm in California. Also included are interviews from leading figures in the PV industry. It shows the state of the world market and links to an online resource that continues to track the explosive growth of the sector. The book is arranged in three sections: A description of solar projects in context, and how they are undertaken. Chapters on developing and structuring projects; siting, consenting and connection issues; building and operating solar plants; design and technology basics; economies of solar photovoltaics. The second section reviews individual aspects of the project development and operational process in more detail. In particular it advises on strategies to manage technology, commercial, regulatory and implementation risks. These are supported by a comprehensive reference section, including case studies and overviews of key parameters applicable in different parts of the world. Supported by figures and photographs, this book is for anyone wanting to master the commercial, professional, financial, engineering or political aspects of developing multi-mega-watt solar PV projects in a mainstream power market. It is a ‘user manual’ to accompany a sector which by 2015 had surpassed a value of $100 billion.

Energy Storage in Energy Markets Book

Energy Storage in Energy Markets


  • Author : Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 452
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128203835

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Energy Storage in Energy Markets Excerpt :

Energy Storage in Energy Markets reviews the modeling, design, analysis, optimization and impact of energy storage systems in energy markets in a way that is ideal for an audience of researchers and practitioners. The book provides deep insights on potential benefits and revenues, economic evaluation, investment challenges, risk analysis, technical requirements, and the impacts of energy storage integration. Heavily referenced and easily accessible to policymakers, developers, engineer, researchers and students alike, this comprehensive resource aims to fill the gap in the role of energy storage in pool/local energy/ancillary service markets and other multi-market commerce. Chapters elaborate on energy market fundamentals, operations, energy storage fundamentals, components, and the role and impact of storage systems on energy systems from different aspects, such as environmental, technical and economics, the role of storage devices in uncertainty handling in energy systems and their contributions in resiliency and reliability improvement. Provides integrated techno-economic analysis of energy storage systems and the energy markets Reviews impacts of electric vehicles as moving energy storage and loads on the electricity market Analyzes the role and impact of energy storage systems in the energy, ancillary, reserve and regulatory multi-market business Applies advanced methods to the economic integration of large-scale energy storage systems Develops an evaluation framework for energy market storage systems

Solar Trillions Book

Solar Trillions


  • Author : Tony Seba
  • Publisher : Tony Seba
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Clean energy industries
  • Pages : 281
  • ISBN 10 : 9780615335612

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Solar Trillions reveals market opportunities worth $35+ trillion of the $382 Trillion we'll spend in energy by 2050. The author shows why solar is the only clean energy source that can scale and why disruptive tech make it inevitable. Here are the seven amazing opportunities. 1: Desert Power: $9 trillion To provide all of America's electricity today, we would need just 100-by-100-mile square of desert. 2: Powering Industry: $7.1 trillion 24/7 solar power is here-and can reliably run factories & industry. 3. Island/Village Power: $2.6 trillion Two billion people around the world pay up to 10 times today's PV cost. 4: Power to the People: $8.7 trillion With Solar BIPV, walls, windows, and bricks will make money for building owners. 5: Bottled Electricity: $1.5 trillion We will hit peak water before we hit peak oil. 6: Energy in a Box: $5 trillion The race for electricity batteries is on. Solar thermal is ahead. 7: Internet Times Ten: $6.5 trillion The eBay of electricity is coming.

Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets Book

Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets


  • Author : Stefania Paladini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-11-25
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000709056

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Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets provides a snapshot of the different dimensions of sustainability and analyses how they interact and configure themselves, case by case, in selected emerging economies. The parameters of economic growth in developing economies are explored in the context of systems, climate change, and environmental challenges. With contributions from a range of business academics, economists, and practitioners, this book conveys a picture of the complex nature of the new global business environment, especially the geopolitical dynamics of emerging countries, and breaks down the challenges across geographic fault lines, offering insights into current business practice. By adopting an in-depth case study approach, this edited book offers and discusses examples from several emerging markets and elucidates how these organisations have modelled business based on sustainable development in its various forms. This book will prove valuable reading for students and scholars of international business, international trade, sustainability, and development.

Selling Solar Book

Selling Solar


  • Author : Damian Miller
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849772518

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First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Introduction to Project Finance in Renewable Energy Infrastructure Book

Introduction to Project Finance in Renewable Energy Infrastructure


  • Author : Farid Mohamadi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-04-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 262
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030687403

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Introduction to Project Finance in Renewable Energy Infrastructure Excerpt :

What is project finance? What makes project or structured finance so relevant for large renewable energy infrastructure? Which vocabulary do I need to know in order to speak the same language during meetings with lawyers, investors, bankers and engineers? These questions and many more are answered throughout this book, offering real world examples to bridge the gap between theory and practice. The book details the role of each stakeholder in the development of renewable energy projects, the interconnection between all the agreements, the financial process from fundraising to financial close, the processes of due diligence, risk analysis, project investment valuation and much more. It also provides with an introduction to Portfolio Management using renewable energy assets and an explanation of the role of Climate Finance in green energy investments. The commented glossary enables readers to unpick the jargon used in project finance for renewable energy, and the numerous creative figures and comprehensive tables aid with understanding. Offering a complete picture of the discipline, Introduction to Project Finance in Renewable Energy Infrastructure will be of value to professionals, engineers and academics alike interested in understanding the process and components of project finance in renewable energy infrastructures, in both private and public-private contexts.

Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electricity Markets Book

Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electricity Markets


  • Author : Sophia B. Taylor
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN 10 : 162808572X

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Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electricity Markets Excerpt :

Many countries, reflecting very different geographies, markets, and power systems, are successfully managing high levels of variable renewable energy on the electric grid, including that from wind and solar energy. This book documents the diverse approaches to effective integration of variable renewable energy among six countries: Australia (South Australia), Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Spain, and the United States (Colorado and Texas), and summarises policy best practices that energy ministers and other stakeholders can pursue to ensure that electricity markets and power systems can effectively co-evolve with increasing penetrations of variable renewable energy. There is no one-size fits all approach; each country has crafted its own combination of policies, market designs, and system operations to achieve the system reliability and flexibility needed to successfully integrate renewables. Notwithstanding this diversity, the approaches all coalesce around five strategic areas: lead public engagement, particularly for new transmission; co-ordinate and integrate planning; develop rules for market evolution that enable system flexibility; expand access to diverse resources and geographic footprint of operations; and improve system operations. This book also underscores the value of countries sharing their experiences. The more diverse and robust the experience base from which a country can draw, the more likely that it will be able to implement an appropriate, optimised, and system-wide approach.

Renewable Energy Policy and Politics Book

Renewable Energy Policy and Politics


  • Author : Karl Mallon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-06-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136558603

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Renewable Energy Policy and Politics Excerpt :

Understanding why renewable energy policies succeed and fail is essential for a range of stakeholders in the energy and environmental sectors. Clear information on why and how to secure successful renewable energy markets is much needed. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics meets that need, bringing together the experience of world leaders in this field. The book addresses the politics of renewable energy, the key players required to drive energy reform and those likely to resist change. The interplay between government, industry and society is discussed and explained with a balanced hand, offering a rare insight into political campaigning on energy. International case studies are included, complemented by a step-by-step breakdown of the elements required to achieve legislation. This book sets out the rules of the game, the stakes and the strategies for success. It will be an invaluable tool for policy makers, energy consultants, non-governmental organizations and other professionals working in the fields of energy policy, climate change and environmental policy. Students and researchers keen to enhance their knowledge of renewable energy markets and policy development will also find this essential reading.

Taming the Sun Book

Taming the Sun


  • Author : Varun Sivaram
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 391
  • ISBN 10 : 9780262537070

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How solar could spark a clean-energy transition through transformative innovation—creative financing, revolutionary technologies, and flexible energy systems. Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. What's more, its potential is nearly limitless—every hour the sun beams down more energy than the world uses in a year. But in Taming the Sun, energy expert Varun Sivaram warns that the world is not yet equipped to harness erratic sunshine to meet most of its energy needs. And if solar's current surge peters out, prospects for replacing fossil fuels and averting catastrophic climate change will dim. Innovation can brighten those prospects, Sivaram explains, drawing on firsthand experience and original research spanning science, business, and government. Financial innovation is already enticing deep-pocketed investors to fund solar projects around the world, from the sunniest deserts to the poorest villages. Technological innovation could replace today's solar panels with coatings as cheap as paint and employ artificial photosynthesis to store intermittent sunshine as convenient fuels. And systemic innovation could add flexibility to the world's power grids and other energy systems so they can dependably channel the sun's unreliable energy. Unleashing all this innovation will require visionary public policy: funding researchers developing next-generation solar technologies, refashioning energy systems and economic markets, and putting together a diverse clean energy portfolio. Although solar can't power the planet by itself, it can be the centerpiece of a global clean energy revolution. A Council on Foreign Relations Book

Renewable energy market analysis  Southeast Europe Book

Renewable energy market analysis Southeast Europe


  • Author : International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA
  • Publisher : International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Release Date : 2019-12-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 9789292602123

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Renewable energy market analysis Southeast Europe Excerpt :

This report analyses the regional energy landscape, potential and costs, policy and investment needs, and expected socio-economic impact from a shift to renewables.

Energy Fact Book Book

Energy Fact Book


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Energy policy
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105211338129

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Energizing Energy Markets  Clean Coal  Shale  Oil  Wind  and Solar Book

Energizing Energy Markets Clean Coal Shale Oil Wind and Solar


  • Author : Connor Syrewicz
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-09-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9781422289303

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Energizing Energy Markets Clean Coal Shale Oil Wind and Solar Excerpt :

For many high school graduates, college is a way to get ahead, but going to college is not the only way for young adults to succeed. Many people choose to enter the workforce after high school to start earning money and gaining experience right away. These motivated young workers can have rewarding jobs without ever having to earn a 4-year college degree. If you're interested in green energy and don't know that you want to—or can—go to college, a career in new energy markets might be for you. Young people need only a high school diploma or equivalent to start work in many new energy fields, and they can eventually earn more than $50,000 a year. In Energizing Energy Markets: Clean Coal, Shale, Oil, Wind, Solar, you'll learn how to start a career in energy and what you need to succeed in the changing industry. Find out about the prospects for energy careers in the future, how much energy workers can make each year, and whether your path to success includes a career in new energy markets like wind, solar, and natural gas.