Renewable Energy Sources

  • João Fernando Gomes de Oliveira
  • Tatiana Costa Guimarães Trindade
Chapter

Abstract

The content describes the most growing renewable energy sources, i.e., hydropower, wind and photovoltaic. It shows the basic principles for each generation technology, its sustainability aspects, the world availability and presents their potential and generation in Brazil.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • João Fernando Gomes de Oliveira
    • 1
  • Tatiana Costa Guimarães Trindade
    • 1
  1. 1.São Carlos School of EngineeringUniversity of São PauloSão CarlosBrazil

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