Energy Resources

  • Fabio Orecchini
  • Vincenzo Naso
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


A general assessment of the availability of energy resources is essential for whichever long-term energy policy. As concerns renewable energy sources, the difference vis-à-vis the most widespread fossil sources (RES are regularly-renewed energy flows), whereas fossils can be considered as “fixed” resources) induces to make some preliminary remarks about the definition of RES potential.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sapienza Università di Roma, Centro Interuniversitario di, Ricerca Per Sviluppo, Sostenibile (CIRPS)RomeItaly

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