TITLE

Sustainable Energy Systems: Linking the Local to the Global

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, David
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Emergence: Complexity & Organization;2010, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The new sustainable energy paradigm emerging around the world, in response to climate change and energy resource concerns, will require a rethink of many aspects of the system we have inherited for energy production and use, from the local to the global. Many of the technologies exist, but we have yet to decide on how best to develop optimal systems. Focussing on renewable energy, this paper looks at the sustainable energy options available at local, national and global levels, for the UK and more widely, and argues that we must develop and introduce new ways of designing and managing the system, and make use of new tools for analyzing the complex interactions involved.
ACCESSION #
60434916

 

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