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Agile Energy Systems Global Distributed On-Site and Central Grid Power

Author: Woodrow W Clark; Grant Cooke
Publisher: Saint Louis Elsevier Science 2017
Series: Elsevier Global Energy Policy and Economics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Front Cover -- Agile Energy Systems: Global Distributed On-Site and Central Grid Power -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Overview -- References -- About the Author -- Woodrow W. Clark II MA3, PhD -- Introduction -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 1: The End of the Fossil Fuel Industrial Revolutions: The Case of California in the United States -- The Vertically Integrated Utility -- Nuclear Power
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Woodrow W Clark; Grant Cooke
ISBN: 9780081017616 0081017618 9780081017609 008101760X
OCLC Number: 1021206234
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (330 Seiten)
Contents: 1. The End of the Fossil Fuel Industrial Revolution: the case of California in the USA 2. The Green Industrial Revolution (GIR) is here today 3. The Global Context for Changes in the Energy System 4. BRIC and other developed nations 5. Developing Nations: Africa, Latin America and Island Nations 6. Technologies, Changes and Impacts: From a vertically integrated to dispersed energy systems 7. Agile Energy Systems: integrated GIR technologies into infrastructures 8. The Next Economics: Civic Capitalism 9. Complex Infrastructures: the role of government in planning for agile energy systems 10. Conclusions: implementing the smart green development revolution through agile energy systems Appendices: Agile Energy System Cases: Green technologies for power on-site and central grid The Case of China
Series Title: Elsevier Global Energy Policy and Economics

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Front Cover -- Agile Energy Systems: Global Distributed On-Site and Central Grid Power -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Overview -- References -- About the Author -- Woodrow W. Clark II MA3, PhD -- Introduction -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 1: The End of the Fossil Fuel Industrial Revolutions: The Case of California in the United States -- The Vertically Integrated Utility -- Nuclear Power Energy Plants -- Energy Growth Issues -- Revised Electricity Demand Estimates -- PURPA History and Contracts -- Conservation and Efficiency -- The Emergence of the Transition Phase -- The Political Economic Tensions That Led to California's Energy Crisis -- Self-Generation and Nonutility Supplier Pressure From Large Consumers -- Out-of-State Surplus -- Fuel Costs Fall -- Nuclear Plant Issues: Diablo Canyon -- Dispersed System Solutions Abandoned -- Deregulation Debacle -- End of Out-of-State Energy Surplus by 2000 -- The US Energy Crisis at the Turn of the 21st Century -- Sustainability is the Future to Stop a California Electrical Crisis -- Conclusion and Lessons From California -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 2: The Green Industrial Revolution (GIR) Is Here Today -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 3: The Global Context for Changes in the Energy System -- Introduction -- Perspectives on Energy System Changes -- On-Site Distributed Power and Liberalization -- Consolidation and Global Electric Companies -- Competitiveness in the Energy System -- The Transmission System in a Competitive System -- Sustainable Technologies and Environmental Issues -- Energy Corporate-Civic Governance -- Policies and Economics for the Future of Agile Energy Systems -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 4: Global Changes in Energy Systems: Central Power and On-Site Distributed

Regional and Nation-State Experiences -- Overview of European Electricity System -- Northern European Grid System -- Norway -- Sweden -- Denmark -- Finland -- NordPool Spot Market -- Denmark -- Decentralization and Operation of the Energy System -- Danish Policy Measures -- Danish Wind Development -- Danish Biomass Development -- Germany -- The Electricity Sector for Renewable Energy -- Nuclear Energy in Germany -- Solar Development -- Wind Development -- German Biomass -- CHP Utilization/German Heating/Renewable Heating Sector -- German Electricity Grid -- German Electricity Market -- German RE Policy -- Offshore Wind Policy -- Summary of Nordic Countries (Denmark) and Germany -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 5: Developing Nations: Africa, Latin America, and Island Nations -- Electrification of Africa -- South Africa -- Botswana -- Latin America -- Electrification in Chile: A Success Story -- Electrification in Brazil -- Electrification of Island Nations -- Electrification in Cuba -- Electrification in the Philippines -- Electrification in Indonesia -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 6: Technologies, Changes, and Impacts: From a Vertically Integrated to Dispersed Energy Systems -- Historical Overview -- Theoretical Underpinnings of Dispersed Systems -- Concentrated or Central Grid Energy System Challenge -- Transitions in Key Technologies Created Alternatives to the Old Model -- Large and Centralized Generators and Utilities Became Less Competitive -- Renewable and "Alternative" Technologies Became Cost Competitive -- The Old Utility Model Was Unable to Deal With Externalities Such as Nuclear Waste, Air Pollution, or Global Warming -- Diversification-The Uneven Commitment to Diverse Supply -- Shaping Demand and Flexibility in Meeting Supply -- Integrated Planning and Demand-Side Management

Transmission Issues: Grid Expanded to Include Wheeling -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 7: Agile Energy System: Integrated GIR Technologies Into Infrastructures -- Integrated Hybrid for Infrastructure Systems -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 8: The Next Economic Model -- Introduction -- Economic Models and Premises of Restructuring -- Neoclassical Premises and Assumptions -- Conclusion: The failure of Neoclassical Economics in Energy Planning in Complex Systems -- References -- Further Reading -- Chapter 9: Complex Infrastructures: The Role of Government in Planning for Agile Energy Systems -- Introduction -- Planning for Uncertainty and Risk Aversion -- Meeting the Energy Infrastructure Challenge -- Role of Government in Planning -- Short Term Energy Trends and Issues -- Long-Term Plans: Renewable Portfolio Standards -- Framework for Energy Infrastructure Planning -- Case Study: On-site Distributed Renewable Energy Systems -- Return on Investment Public Finance Model: The Potential for Renewable and On-site Power -- Proposed Strategies for State Government -- Technology Transfer and Commercialization -- Planning and Implementation -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: Conclusions: Implementing the Smart Green Development Revolution Through Agile Energy Systems -- Introduction -- The Transition in Energy From Chaos to What Works -- The Challenge of the Localization Model -- Toward Worldwide Agile Energy Infrastructure Systems -- Technological Benefits -- Civic and Social Benefits -- Economic Benefits -- Planning Benefits -- Economic Development Benefits -- Toward an Agile Energy System -- References -- Further Reading -- Appendix: Agile Energy System Cases: Green Technologies for Distributed On-site Power and Central Grid -- Overview -- Background -- Global Energy Technologies Today

Smart Green Technologies: Integrated "Agile" Energy Infrastructures -- Fuel Cell Technologies-Status and Future-for Vehicles and Buildings -- Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles (HFCEV) -- The Economics for Smart Green Cities and Communities -- Smart Green Communities: The Case of a City: Berlin -- California State Renewable Investment Plan -- The Green (Renewable Sources for) Hydrogen Paradigm -- Fuel Cell for Energy Storage -- Hybrid Energy Technologies -- Consider the Case of Zinc Air and Iodine-Sulfur (IS) Fuel Cells -- Zero Emission Cars: The Cases of H2, Electric and Solar Cars -- Agile Energy Systems-Infrastructures -- Integrated Hybrid for Infrastructure Systems -- Conclusion -- References -- Further Reading -- Index -- Back Cover

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