Optimal diversity of renewable energy alternatives under multiple criteria: An application to the UK

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Abstract

We propose a multi-criteria analysis of alternative combinations of renewable energy technologies to meet a sustainable energy supply. It takes into account a range of criteria to reflect relevant environmental, social and economic considerations, capture the value of diversity, and reflect innovative potential and learning capacity. The combination of these factors allows for solutions in which there is more balance between economic, environmental and social dimensions, unlike in previous studies. Scenarios that might have been preferred on the basis of, for example, minimal costs or low CO
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)679-691
Number of pages12
JournalRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Volume60
Issue numberJuly
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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