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Economic Factors affecting the Development of Alternative Energy Sources

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

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  • Alternative Energy Source
  • Backup System
  • Primary Energy Source
  • Solar Pond
  • Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell

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This paper was written during the author’s visit to the Energy Laboratory of MIT in the capacity of visiting scientist. The views expressed do not necessarily coincide with those of the Energy Laboratory.

The research was partially supported by CNR, Comitato Scienze Economiche, Sociologiche e Statistiche.

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Szegö, G.P. (1987). Economic Factors affecting the Development of Alternative Energy Sources. In: Maillet, P., Hague, D., Rowland, C. (eds) The Economics of Choice between Energy Sources. International Economic Association Series. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-18624-2_8

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