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Future Developments

  • Ayhan Demirbas
  • M. Fatih Demirbas
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Abstract

During the last 200 years, developed countries have shifted their energy consumption toward fossil fuels. Renewable energies have been the primary energy source in the history of the human race. Wood was used for cooking and water and space heating. The first renewable energy technologies were primarily simple mechanical applications and did not reach high energetic efficiencies. Industrialization changed the primary energy use from renewable resources to sources with a much higher energetic value such as coal and oil. The promise of unlimited fossil fuels was much more attractive, and rapid technical progress made the industrial use of oil and coal economical.

Keywords

Clean Development Mechanism Energy Crop Energy Security Carbon Credit Exergy Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayhan Demirbas
    • 1
  • M. Fatih Demirbas
    • 2
  1. 1.Sirnak UniversitySirnakTurkey
  2. 2.University Mah.Sila Science and Energy Unlimited CompanyTrabzonTurkey

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