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The Politics of energy forecasting a comparative study of energy forecasting in Western Europe and North America by

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English


  • Energy industries -- Forecasting -- Case studies.,
  • Power resources -- Forecasting -- Case studies.,
  • Energy policy -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Thomas Baumgartner and Atle Midttun.
ContributionsBaumgartner, Thomas, Midttun, Atle, 1952-
LC ClassificationsHD9502.A2 P66 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2729852M
ISBN 100198285477
LC Control Number86023885

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The Politics of Energy Research and Development examines and evaluates U.S. research and development policies to promote nuclear, solar, conservation, and other technology options. This volume is the third in the series "Energy Policy Studies, "which explores fundamental, long-term social, political, and economic dimensions of energy technology, resources, and use. Energy forecasting in the context of low political steering ambitions Both the US and Canadian cases provide examples of energy forecasting in a political context of low central steering ambitions. In the USA, a ENERGY POLICY June Negotiating energy futures Cited by: 9. The politics of energy: an introduction describes and discusses several past and recent books and articles as well as interdisciplinary projects and conferences that are relevant to energy Author: Steve Vanderheiden. Energy Politics concludes with examinations of how politics and energy interact in six of the world's largest producers and consumers of energy: Russia, Europe, the United States, China, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Brenda Shaffer served as Research Director of the Caspian Studies Program at Harvard University from to She currently.

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After an introduction to the principles of meteorology and renewable energy generation, groups of chapters address forecasting models, very short-term forecasting, forecasting of extremes, and longer term forecasting. The final part of the book focuses on important applications of forecasting for power system management and in energy markets. The literature on wave forecasting falls into two major groups, physics-based and time series models. Physics models use the energy balance equation, which solves the wave action balance as a function of source and sink terms. In deep water, these include forcing by wind. The politics of energy is reemerging as a major area of inquiry for political science after two decades of relative quiet. We survey the theoretical and empirical literature on the politics of energy, as well as recent developments that have revived interest in the topic—renewed oil Cited by: It offers a novel analytical framework that moves from geography and technology to economics and politics to investigate the geopolitical implications of renewable energy and provides practical illustrations and policy recommendations related to specific countries and regions such as the US, EU, China, India, OPEC, and Russia.