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

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by Steven Ferrey and Anil Cabraal

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 worldΑ_ primarily in Asia Α_significantly and successfully deploy renewable energy sources.

In their book, authors Steven Ferrey and Anil Cabraal document 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.
Table of Contents
  • Critical Developments in Asia
  • Renewable Energy as the Global Warming Solution
  • Overview: What Works for Renewable Power Implementation in Developing Nations
  • Thailand: Creating Competitive Markets in the Heart of the Tiger
  • Indonesia: Carrots Rather Than Clubs--Incentives for Peak Performance
  • India: State Power in a Federalist System
  • Sri Lanka: 21st-Century Conversion of Ancient Renewable Technologies
  • Vietnam: Capital Markets and Renewable Energy in a People's Republic
  • Lessons Learned in Asia for a Successful SPP Program: Template and Techniques
  • Financing the Transition
  • Key Provisions in Power Purchase Agreements
  • The Law and Principles Governing International Power
  • The Eye of the Needle: International Environmental Assessments and Reviews for Power Projects


363 pages/Hardcover/2005
ISBN10 1-59370-050-4

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