Technological options for power generation

Hansen, Ulf
March 1998
Energy Journal;1998, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p63
Academic Journal
Discusses the impressive improvements in efficiency and cost suppression, being accomplished by electricity producers worldwide using fossil fuels and other modes for electricity production. Technical solutions to efficiently tackle most of the environmental problems caused by fossil burning; Economic considerations showing the relative competitiveness of small scale electricity productions.


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