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Methods and tools to evaluate the availability of renewable energy sources

Angelis-Dimakis, Athanasios, Biberacher, Markus, Dominguez, Javier, Fiorese, Giulia, Gadocha, Sabine, Gnansounou, Edgard, Guariso, Giorgio, Kartalidis, Avraam, Panichelli, Luis, Pinedo, Irene and Robba, Michela (2010) Methods and tools to evaluate the availability of renewable energy sources. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15 (2). pp. 1182-1200. ISSN 1364-0321

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Abstract

The recent statements of both the European Union and the US Presidency pushed in the direction of using renewable forms of energy, in order to act against climate changes induced by the growing concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In this paper, a survey regarding methods and tools presently available to determine potential and exploitable energy in the most important renewable sectors (i.e., solar, wind, wave, biomass and geothermal energy) is presented. Moreover, challenges for each renewable resource are highlighted as well as the available tools that can help in evaluating the use of a mix of different sources.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Athanasios Angelis-Dimakis
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2016 09:55
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2016 10:28
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/28682

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