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Energy Systems, Environment and Development

A Reader

  • Author: UN
  • Publication date: January 1992
  • Page count: 496
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 91.II.A.4

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This Bulletin presents the experiences and acquired wisdom of international energy experts and describes through case studies the successes and failures of their energy technology. It also focuses on the importance of the use of technology assessment for decision makers to assess the financial and environmental costs and benefits of energy technology. Methods of energy technology assessment are described as well as energy supply, conversion and consumption technology in the developing countries and the associated environmental consequences.