Sustainability Indicators for the Performance Evaluation of Renewable Energy Technologies

  • João Fernando Gomes de Oliveira
  • Tatiana Costa Guimarães Trindade
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter is focused in the selection of sustainability indicators for renewable energy evaluation. It compares the most used indicators found in the literature and defines a classification. Finally, a smaller collection of indicators is chosen to be used in the case study presented in Chap.  6. A detailed definition is described for each indicator.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • João Fernando Gomes de Oliveira
    • 1
  • Tatiana Costa Guimarães Trindade
    • 1
  1. 1.São Carlos School of EngineeringUniversity of São PauloSão CarlosBrazil

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