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Spain's Photovoltaic Revolution : the Energy Return on Investment.

Author: Pedro A Prieto
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2013.
Series: SpringerBriefs in energy. Energy analysis
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROI or EROEI) is the amount of energy acquired from a particular energy source divided by the energy expended, or invested, in obtaining that energy. EROI is an essential and seemingly simple measure of the usable energy or "energy profit" from the exploitation of an energy source, but it is not so easy to determine all of the energy expenditures that should be included in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro A Prieto
ISBN: 128394510X 9781283945103 9781441994363 144199436X 9781441994370 1441994378
OCLC Number: 843056563
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface --
Chapter 1. Solar Energy and Human Civilization --
Chapter 2. The Evolution of the Demand for Primary Energy and Electricity in Spain --
Chapter 3. The historical, Legal, Political, Social and Economic Context of Solar Photovoltaics in Spain --
Chapter 4. Calculating the Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROI) for Spain's Solar Photovoltaic Energy in 2008 --
Chapter 5. Methods: Calculating the Energy Output. The Energy Returned (ER or Eout) --
Chapter 6. Methods: Calculating the Energy Input. The energy invested (EI or Ein) --
Chapter 7. Results, Sensitivity Analysis and Conclusions --
References --
Index.
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in energy. Energy analysis

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This book offers the first bulk analysis of a large-scale, real-world deployment of 3.5 GW of installed, grid-connected solar plants in Spain, including all of the factors that limited and adjusted  Read more...

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