Profit and loss in the renewables boom

Francis, Robin; Webster, Philip; Gillodo, Laurie
November 2013
Modern Power Systems;Nov2013, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p34
The article discusses profits and losses of using renewable energy in the electrical power production industry. It mentions various facts related to the industry which include Portugal producing 72 percent of its electrical power from renewable sources, 82 percent of the U.S electric generation through renewable and increase in China's wind power production than coal power production in 2012. It also discusses Losses and consolidation in the wind energy value chain. INSETS: Solar power and the end of the current utilities business model;Innovate to optimise: GE & Siemens.


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