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Recent Analyses and Current Proposals for Sustainable Global Power Production

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In this chapter the results of analyses by a number of authors are summarized, ranging from quite pessimistic assessments of the potential for rapid renewable power generation to a proposal for complete transition to emission-free power production by Jacobson and associates.

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  • Renewable energy
  • WWS (wind-water-solar) project
  • Grid reliability
  • Carbon capture
  • Carbon storage
  • Intermittent resources
  • Global Apollo Program

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Platzer, M.F., Sarigul-Klijn, N. (2021). Recent Analyses and Current Proposals for Sustainable Global Power Production. In: The Green Energy Ship Concept. SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58244-9_6

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