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Author Bradford, Travis.

Title Solar revolution : the economic transformation of the global energy industry / Travis Bradford.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006.


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 Axe Books 24x7 Engineering E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 238 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 221) and index.
Contents The inevitability of solar energy. -- A new path on the horizon. -- Past to the present. -- A brief history of energy. -- An unsustainable status quo. -- The field of alternatives. -- Solar energy. -- Future transformations. -- Modern electric utility economics. -- The emergence of distributed economics. -- Solar electricity in the real world. -- A promising destination. -- Tools for acceleration. -- Facing the inevitable. -- Appendix: Energy and electricity measurements.
Summary "In Solar Revolution, fund manager and former corporate buyout specialist Travis Bradford argues - on the basis of standard business and economic forecasting models - that over the next two decades solar energy will increasingly become the best and cheapest choice for most electricity and energy applications. Solar Revolution outlines the path by which the transition to solar technology and sustainable energy practices will occur."--Jacket.
Subject Solar energy industries.
Solar energy -- Economic aspects.
Solar energy -- Social aspects.
Power resources.
Industrie solaire.
Énergie solaire -- Aspect économique.
Énergie solaire -- Aspect social.
Ressources énergétiques.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Power Resources -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Energy.
SCIENCE -- Energy.
Solar energy industries.
Solar energy -- Economic aspects.
Solar energy -- Social aspects.
Power resources.
Power resources. (OCoLC)fst01074275
Solar energy -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst01124995
Solar energy industries. (OCoLC)fst01125045
Solar energy -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01125031
Indexed Term ECONOMICS/Environmental Economics
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Other Form: Print version: Bradford, Travis. Solar revolution. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006 026202604X 9780262026048 (DLC) 2006044432 (OCoLC)65187412
ISBN 026202604X (electronic bk.)
9780262026048 (electronic bk.)
9780262269094 (electronic bk.)
0262269090 (electronic bk.)
9781429477222 (electronic bk.)
1429477229 (electronic bk.)
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