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Name: Renewable Energy: Solar, Wind, Hydro and Biomass
ID: m41731
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the societal motivations for renewable energy, 2) the ultimate sources of renewable energy, 3) the geographical distribution of renewable energy, 4) cost and public opinion as two key barriers to the widespread deployment of renewable energy.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Betz’s Law, Economic Potential, Geographical Potential, Oil Shocks, Scenario, Technical Potential
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: George Crabtree (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Copyright Holders: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Maintainers: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Dec 6, 2011 5:42 pm -0600
Last revision to module: Jul 19, 2012 5:22 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 1.3 Jul 19, 2012 5:22 pm -0500 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
1) Fix capitalization of glossary terms, 2) replace Figure Renewable Electricity Opportunities, 3) Fix bold for figures, 4) Fixed links to figures (MWL)

Version: 1.2 Jan 18, 2012 9:43 am -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
Added Google Analytics tracking code

Version: 1.1 Dec 13, 2011 6:17 pm -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
Created module (MWL)

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