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Pages: 992
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Language: en
Pages: 25
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-15 - Publisher: Cuvillier Verlag

With the start of the Industrial Revolution in the early 18th century, the value of the term ‘energy’ became more important than ever before. Thus, energy development was considered an integral part of economic development, especially in the industrialised countries and has since then been playing a role as a
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Language: en
Pages: 246
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Categories: Business & Economics
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The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) has been at the epicenter of global energy markets because of its substantial endowment of hydrocarbons. Yet countries in the region have also stated their intent to be global leaders in renewable energy. This collection explores the drivers for
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Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Geoffrey Heal
Categories: Renewable energy sources
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Greater use of renewable energy is seen as a key component of any move to combat climate change, and is being aggressively promoted as such by the new U.S. administration and by other governments. Yet there is little economic analysis of renewable energy. This paper surveys what is written and
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