This text book presents a comprehensive picture for the economic aspects, feasibility and adaptability as well as modelling of alternative energy sources and their interconnections. The economic analysis for each mode of energy source is preceded by the introduction of the sources basic structural components and operational as well as fuel characteristics.
1. Synthesis of Energy Systems Conventional and Renewable 2. Economic Feasibility of Fuel Cells and Storage Batteries Within Conventional Energy Systems 3. The Economics of the Redox Flow Cell Energy Conversion System RFEC 4. The Economics of Bioelectrochemical Energy Conversion Systems BEEC 5. Economics of Magnetohydrodynamic Power Generation MHD 6. The Economics of Bulk Solar Energy Conversion Systems SEC 7. The Economics of Wind Energy Conversion Systems WEC 8. The Economics of Tidal Wave Energy Conversion Systems TWEC 9. The Economics of Geothermal Energy Conversion Systems GTEC 10. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Systems OTEC