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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
Price: £170.00

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Renewables: A Practical Handbook

Edited by: Matt Bonass, Michael Rudd

ISBN13: 9781905783397
Published: November 2010
Publisher: Globe Law and Business
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £135.00

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This new title addresses one of the most talked-about sectors of recent times. Undoubtedly, there are political, technical, economic, commercial and legal challenges to meeting global, regional and domestic renewable, carbon and energy-efficiency targets. However, tremendous opportunities are open to those who understand the industry and its drivers.

Featuring contributions by thought leaders in their fields from both the public and private sectors, this forthcoming book guides readers through key policy matters, broader challenges and future trends, all of which underpin the current and future direction of this sector. There is analysis of issues for financiers, risk identification, allocation and management and project structuring, with in-depth guidance on each.

Given the diversity of technologies, specific chapters are dedicated to providing technical, commercial and legal guidance on wind, solar, hydro, embedded generation, biofuels/biomass, tidal, wave and renewable gas. Finally, the book considers clean coal technologies and carbon capture and storage which, although not renewable projects, have an important role to play in reducing global emissions and preserving a diversified fuel source mix.

This book is aimed at those among the business community who want to understand how this sector will impact on their business, whether they be corporates, project developers, financiers or economists.

Energy and Natural Resources Law
Part 1: Introduction
Why renewable energy?
Part 2: Regulation and policy
Renewable energy at a growing age
Renewable energy support mechanisms: an overview
Part 3: Financing and structuring issues
Issues for financiers
Risk allocation in renewables projects
Structuring the project vehicle
Part 4: Different types of renewable energy and issues arising from them
Onshore wind projects: technical issues
Onshore wind projects: commercial issues
Legal framework for wind projects: a US perspective
Increasing local support for wind turbines: a Danish perspective
Solar energy: technical and commercial issues
Solar energy: legal issues
Small-scale hydropower
Small-scale hydropower in Europe: legal issues
Energy efficiency and renewables
Energy efficiency: the other side of the coin
Combined cooling, heat and power generation: technical, commercial and legal issues
Embedded generation: a UK perspective
Part 5: A broader perspective
Emerging renewable technologies
Carbon capture and storage: a path to climate change mitigation.