Assessment of wind and solar power in global low-carbon energy scenarios: An introduction

Luderer G, Pietzcker RC, Carrara S, de Boer H-S, Fujimori S, Johnson N, Mima S, & Arent D (2017). Assessment of wind and solar power in global low-carbon energy scenarios: An introduction. Energy Economics DOI:10.1016/j.eneco.2017.03.027. (In Press)

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Abstract

This preface introduces the special section on the assessment of wind and solar in global low-carbon energy scenarios. The special section documents the results of a coordinated research effort to improve the representation of variable renewable energies (VRE), including wind and solar power, in Integrated Assessment Models (IAM) and presents an overview of the results obtained in the underlying coordinated model inter-comparison exercise.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Variable Renewable Energy; Wind and Solar Power; Electricity Supply; Climate Change Mitigation; Integrated Assessment Modeling; System Integration Challenges
Research Programs: Energy (ENE)
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2017 05:35
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2017 05:35
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/14529

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