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Transforming Electricity

The Coming Generation of Change

By Walt Patterson

© 1998 – Routledge

218 pages

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About the Book

This text reassesses the basic premises that have guided electricity development for more than a century in the light of new understanding, pressures and opportunities. It investigates the changes already in progress and those that may yet follow; their interactions and their implications for policy. As the world pursues sustainable development, what might sustainable electricity mean, and how can it be achieved?

Table of Contents

Introduction: Electrifying Changes * Turmoil in the Foreground * Historical Reasons * Changing the Ground Rules * Untangling the Issues * Bumpy Transitions * Electric Futures * Getting There * Appendix A: Electric Jargon * Appendix B: Electricity Generating Technologies * Appendix C: Electric Reading * Appendix D: Electricity on the Internet * Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC031010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable