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Renewable energies and storage in small insular systems: Potential, perspectives and a case study

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Insular electricity systems are of importance, as the security of supply, the competitiveness and the sustainability of the islands’ populations depend on non- or weakly interconnected electrical systems. For this reason, they have until now been treated with a good degree of conservatism in relation to both the power generation technologies used and the regulatory framework applied. This, however, results in power generation costs significantly higher than those of the interconnected systems, whilst it is also linked with high local environmental burdens.

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  • Papadopoulos, Agis M., 2020. "Renewable energies and storage in small insular systems: Potential, perspectives and a case study," Renewable Energy, Elsevier, vol. 149(C), pages 103-114.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:renene:v:149:y:2020:i:c:p:103-114
    DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.12.045
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