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Distributed energy generation and sustainable development. / Alanne, Kari; Saari, Arto.

In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 10, No. 6, 12.2006, p. 539-558.

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Alanne, K & Saari, A 2006, 'Distributed energy generation and sustainable development', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 539-558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2004.11.004

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Alanne, K., & Saari, A. (2006). Distributed energy generation and sustainable development. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 10(6), 539-558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2004.11.004

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Alanne K, Saari A. Distributed energy generation and sustainable development. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2006 Dec;10(6):539-558. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2004.11.004

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Alanne, Kari ; Saari, Arto. / Distributed energy generation and sustainable development. In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2006 ; Vol. 10, No. 6. pp. 539-558.

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abstract = "Conventionally. power plants have been large. centralized units. A new trend is developing toward distributed energy generation, which means that energy conversion units are situated close to energy consumers, and large units are substituted by smaller ones. A distributed energy system is an efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly alternative to the traditional energy system. In this article, we will first discuss the definitions of a distributed energy system. Then we will evaluate political, economic, social, and technological dimensions associated with regional energy systems on the basis of the degree of decentralization. Finally, we will deal with the characteristics of a distributed energy system in the context of sustainability. This article concludes that a distributed energy system is a good option with respect to sustainable development. (c) 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.",
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