Economic Factors affecting the Development of Alternative Energy Sources

  • Giorgio P. Szegö
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


The main theoretical controversy in the economic analysis of ‘energy’ is the dualism between the notions of scarcity and substitutability.


Alternative Energy Source Backup System Primary Energy Source Solar Pond Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giorgio P. Szegö
    • 1
  1. 1.University of RomeItaly

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