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Key Concepts in Energy by Nuno Luis Madureira

By Nuno Luis Madureira

Organized round 8 primary principles, Key suggestions in strength heritage explores the discoveries, applied sciences and new paradigms within the box of strength, and the way they've got replaced the process history. Complex technical techniques corresponding to the “rebound effect”, “technological hybridization”, “marginal rate pricing” are defined in transparent phrases and a balanced and concise account of t strength assets within the XIX and XX century akin to wood, coal, oil, hydroelectricity and nuclear strength is provided.

Key strategies in energy considers the method of energy-substitutions and analyzes it as a technique of complementary usages, hybridization and technological mixes. The ex-post view has a tendency to target alternative from between replacement energy-technologies and is essentially innovation-centric. which means little awareness has been given to elements akin to the home windows of possibilities created through governments, inventors and entrepreneurs.

This ebook highlights how key power strategies surfaced, tracing their evolution all through history. It encompasses 4 fiscal recommendations (rebound impression, power depth, marginal rate pricing and levelized expense accounting) and 4 technological-engineering recommendations (primary/final strength, technological hybridization, final gasp and possible oil reserves). The major make the most of interpreting the ebook is a pass disciplinary evaluate of power basics in a brief and centred reading.

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