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CLOSE THIS BOOKRenewable Energy Technologies: A Review of the Status and Costs of Selected Technologies (WB, 1994, 184 p.)
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTForeword
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAbstract
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAcknowledgments
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAbbreviations and acronyms
1. Overview
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction
Findings
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe costs of ethanol from biomass
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe costs of electricity from biomass
VIEW THE DOCUMENTSolar-thermal technologies for power generation
VIEW THE DOCUMENTPhotovoltaics
VIEW THE DOCUMENTWind
VIEW THE DOCUMENTConclusions and implications
Biomass Energy
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction
VIEW THE DOCUMENTFormation of biomass
Energy from biomass
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTLiquid fuels from biomass
VIEW THE DOCUMENTElectricity from biomass
VIEW THE DOCUMENTEnvironmental effects
The cost of biomass energy
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTCost of liquid fuel production from biomass
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCost of electricity from biomass
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe future of biomass energy
3. Solar-thermal
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction
Solar-thermal electric technologies
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTParabolic trough
VIEW THE DOCUMENTParabolic dish
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCentral receiver
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCost of electricity generation from solar-thermal electric technologies
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCost of electricity generation from parabolic trough solar-thermal technology
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCost of electricity from parabolic dish solar-thermal technology
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCost of electricity generation from central receiver solar-thermal technology
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe future of solar-thermal electric energy
4 Photovoltaics
VIEW THE DOCUMENTIntroduction
Photovoltaic manufacturing and technology
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTEfficiency
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCrystalline sillicon solar cells (''Thick'' Film)
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThin-film solar cells
VIEW THE DOCUMENTConcentrator solar cells
VIEW THE DOCUMENTEnvironmental effects
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe cost of photovoltaic power
Costs in detail
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VIEW THE DOCUMENTModules costs
VIEW THE DOCUMENTBalance-of-system costs
VIEW THE DOCUMENTCost of photovoltaic electricity
VIEW THE DOCUMENTThe future of photovoltaics
VIEW THE DOCUMENTBibliography
Annexes
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 1. Cost calculations and currency adjustments
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 2. Costs of ethanol production
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 3. Costs of electricity from biomass
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 4. Land requirements for power stations
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 5. The Luz experience
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 6. Calculated cost of electricity from solar-thermal technologies
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 7. The photovoltaic effect
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 8. Cost of electricity from photovoltaic systems
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 9. Photovoltaic efficiencies
VIEW THE DOCUMENTAnnex 10. Photovoltaic module costs
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