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Prospects and achievement of renewable energy
Author(s): A. A. M. Sayigh
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The paper deals with climate change and global warning and concentrates on the various forms of renewable energy, mainly Photovoltaics, Solar Thermal, Biomass, Geothermal, Wave, Hydro and Wind Energy. Specific examples will be placed on Photovoltaic applications and the future prospects of this discipline to meet 20% of the electricity generated on a global scale by the year 2020. The paper discusses the various fundings and programs available around the world in renewable energy and concludes that renewable energy is the best energy strategy for any country.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 2255, Optical Materials Technology for Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Conversion XIII, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185357
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A. A. M. Sayigh, Univ. of Reading (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2255:
Optical Materials Technology for Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Conversion XIII
Volker Wittwer; Claes G. Granqvist; Carl M. Lampert, Editor(s)

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