Energy Primer. Online Textbook based on Chapter 1 of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA)

Grubler A, Nakicenovic N, Pachauri S, Rogner H-H, & Smith KR (2014). Energy Primer. Online Textbook based on Chapter 1 of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA). IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria (September 2014)

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Abstract

This Energy Primer aims at a basic-level introduction to fundamental concepts and data that help to understand energy systems holistically and to provide a common conceptual and terminological framework before examining in greater detail the various aspects of energy systems be them technological, economic, or environmental.
As such the text aims to provide a basic introductory reader suitable for the core content of any introductory-level energy class or as framing complement to more specialized energy classes. Customary energy texts usually focus on describing current energy industries through a supply side perspective, which this Energy Primer does not intend to duplicate. (In depth treatments of energy supply and industry aspects of energy systems are provided in Chapters 11 to 15 of the Global Energy Assessment, all available online.

Item Type: Other
Research Programs: Energy (ENE)
Transitions to New Technologies (TNT)
Bibliographic Reference: IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria (September 2014)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 08:51
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2016 09:21
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/11190

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