Renewable energy innovations

Technological innovation is critical to the reshaping of energy systems in ways that encourage sustainable development (Johansson et al, 1993a). However, the development and diffusion of sustainable and affordable renewable energy technologies is not occurring fast enough or widely enough (Turkenburg, 2002). The challenge of stimulating novel technologies is primarily one for industrialized countries, which have the technical and economic resources for sustained research and development, and for the dissemination of renewable energy technologies. Without effective policy it is unlikely that new technologies can overcome barriers and penetrate the market to any significant extent (see Table 2.9).

Solar Panel Basics

Solar Panel Basics

Global warming is a huge problem which will significantly affect every country in the world. Many people all over the world are trying to do whatever they can to help combat the effects of global warming. One of the ways that people can fight global warming is to reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources like oil and petroleum based products.

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