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Renewable Power in Developing Countries: Winning the War on Global Warming

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Title: Renewable Power in Developing Countries: Winning the War on Global Warming
Author: Steven Ferrey and Anil Cabraal
ISBN: 1593700504 / 9781593700508
Format: Hard Cover
Pages: 390
Publisher: PennWell
Year: 2006
Availability: In Stock
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Global warming due to fossil fuel consumption is recognized as the major environmental challenge of the 21st Century. Successfully reversing this global crisis requires that the fastest growing economies of the world – primarily in Asia – significantly and successfully deploy renewable energy sources. This book documents how six developing Asian countries are taking head-on electric power development and global warming issues with successful alternative energy programs. As the world looks to transition into new sources of fuel, this book should be a top-read for utility managers, energy professionals, independent power developers and university professors. Features & benefits: Provides a template for nations, policymakers, international investors, and developers to consult to to implement renewable energy in the economies where it is most essential.

Covers hot-button issues of global warming, renewable energy, and international development in an easy-to-read format.
Includes more than 20 comparative tables and a conclusion of the best practices for renewable energy programs.
List of acronyms, abbreviations, and definitions used in the text.

Chapter 1 : Critical Developments in Asia
Chapter 2 : Renewable Energy as the Global Warming Solution
Chapter 3 : Overview : What Works for Renewable Power Implementation in Developing Nations
Chapter 4 : Thailand : Creating Competitive Markets in the Heart of the Tiger
Chapter 5 : Indonesia : Carrots Rather Than Clubs--Incentives for Peak Performance
Chapter 6 : India : State Power in a Federalist System
Chapter 7 : Sri Lanka : 21st-Century Conversion of Ancient Renewable Technologies
Chapter 8 : Vietnam : Capital Markets and Renewable Energy in a People's Republic
Chapter 9 : Lessons Learned in Asia for a Successful SPP Program : Template and Techniques
Chapter 10 : Financing the Transition
Chapter 11 : Key Provisions in Power Purchase Agreements
Chapter 12 : The Law and Principles Governing International Power
Chapter 13 : The Eye of the NEedle : International Environmental Assessments and Reviews for Power Projects

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