Solving economics, energy, carbon and climate in a single project

@article{Henson2014SolvingEE,
  title={Solving economics, energy, carbon and climate in a single project},
  author={K. Henson},
  journal={2014 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech)},
  year={2014},
  pages={203-208}
}
  • K. Henson
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering
  • 2014 IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (SusTech)
A vigorous economy needs cheap energy. A sustainable economy, if it is to grow and prosper, needs more: energy that is cheap, clean and abundant. Renewable electricity at 1-2 cents per kWh would enable synthetic oil at $30-50 per bbl. Three cents per kWh would displace coal. Current and projected renewable energy sources are several times too expensive. Space-based solar energy from power satellites is clean enough, but has to date been far too expensive. This paper is an analysis of an… Expand

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