Renewable Energies in a Historical Context

Marchetti C (1985). Renewable Energies in a Historical Context. IIASA Professional Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: PP-85-002


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The question of renewable energy is first re-defined in the appropriate physical context. The question of primary energies use and substitution is re-defined in the appropriate socio-economic (cultural) context. The conclusion is that for the next future (50 years), the most likely use of renewable energies is in special niches, where they can provide unique services and are not in an all-out conquest of the global energy market.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Professional Paper)
Research Programs: New Feasibility Studies (NFS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:56
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2016 02:07

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