| Renewable energy technologies |
A Review of the Status and Costs of Selected Technologies
with an overview by Dennis Anderson and Kulsum Ahmed
WORLD BANK TECHNICAL PAPER NUMBER 240
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Cover photos (clockwise from top right-hand corner): (1) Central receiver tower and heliostat field at Solar One, a 10-MW solar-thermal plant in the Mojave Desert, California, now under conversion to Solar Two, a central receiver plant with storage capabilities. (2) Solar-thermal parabolic trough collectors at a Solar Electric Generating Systems (SEGS) plant in Kramer Junction , California. Nine SEGS plants, with a total capacity of 354 MW, are operating in Southern California (3) A prototype 75 kW solar-thermal parabolic dish-Stirling engine near Barstow, California (4) Photovoltaic arrays at the PVUSA site in Davis, California
Credits: Kulsum Ahmed (1,3, and 4); Said R Mikhail (2).
Kulsum Ahmed is a consultant with the Global Environmental Facility.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Ahmed, Kulsum, 1964
Renewable energy technologies : a review of the status and costs of selected Technologies / Kulsum Ahmed ; with an overview by Dennis Anderson and Kulsum Ahmed p. cm—(World Bank technical paper, ISSN 0253 7494; no. 240. Energy series)
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Renewable energy sources - Costs.
I. Anderson, Dennis, 1942 -
III. Series World Bank technical paper: no. 240.
IV. Series: World Bank technical paper. Energy series.