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100 1  Fogarty, Tom,|d1963- 
245 10 Investing in the renewable power market :|bhow to profit 
       from energy transformation /|cTom Fogarty and Robert Lamb.
260    Hoboken, N.J. :|bJohn Wiley & Sons,|cc2012. 
300    xvii, 205 p. 
490 1  Wiley finance ;|v614 
505 0  Acknowledgments xiii Introduction xv CHAPTER 1 An Overview
       of Renewable Power 1 It s All About Natural Gas 2 Control 
       of CO2 Emissions Is Not Currently Possible 3 Reality of 
       Demand-Side Management 6 Summary 7 CHAPTER 2 Analyzing 
       Power Project Economics 9 Regulated Utilities 9 Evaluating
       a Power Plant 12 Financing a Power Plant 15 Hedge 
       Providers 17 Opportunities with Distressed Renewables 19 
       Summary 21 CHAPTER 3 The Challenges of Renewable Power 
       Projects 23 Tax Issues 23 Special Exemptions 25 Summary 28
       CHAPTER 4 Risk Assessment for Power Projects 31 Project 
       Risk Assessment and Risk Mitigations 32 Precompletion 
       Risks/Mitigants 32 Postcompletion Risks/Mitigants 39 
       Summary 39 CHAPTER 5 Exploiting Profitability of 
       Distressed and Abandoned Municipal Power Plants 41 Waste-
       Fuel Projects Have Key Financial Advantages for Investors 
       42 Duties of Professionals in a Municipal Power Plant 42 
       The Professional Feasibility Study Engineer 44 Disclosures
       of Risks in the Bond Offering Materials 45 Calculation of 
       Debt Service Coverage 50 Investment Opportunities at 
       Troubled Municipal Power Plants 53 Summary 54 CHAPTER 6 
       Energy Storage 55 Cheap Energy Storage TheMost Vital Game 
       Changer in the World 56 Opening theMarket for Historic 
       Energy Storage Financing 58 Categories of Energy Storage 
       Technologies 60 U.S. Regional Multi-Energy Storage 
       Collaborations 63 Flywheel Technology Energy Storage Has 
       the Lowest Cycle-Life-Cost 65 Summary 67 CHAPTER 7 Shale 
       Natural Gas and Its Effect on Renewable Power 69 Fracking 
       69 New Attitudes in Natural Gas 70 Cost of Production 72 
       Summary 76 CHAPTER 8 Solar PV and Solar Thermal Power 
       Plants 77 The Economics of Solar Power 77 Financing 
       Techniques 78 The Technology 80 Summary 82 CHAPTER 9 Wind 
       Power Plants 83 Projects Overview 83 Wind Project 
       Economics 85 Wind Project Power Contracting 87 Wind Energy
       Prediction 90 Summary 92 CHAPTER 10 Electric Power 
       Transmission 93 Overview 93 Grid Input, Losses, and Exit 
       98 High-Voltage Direct Current 99 Controlling the 
       Components of the Transmission System 99 Electricity 
       Market Reform: Costs and Merchant Transmission 
       Arrangements 100 Additional Concerns 102 Summary 104 
       CHAPTER 11 Natural Gas Power Plants 107 Gas Turbine 
       Engines 107 Benefits of Gas Turbine Engines 109 Gas 
       Turbines and CO2 109 Gas Turbine Operations 110 Summary 
       111 CHAPTER 12 Coal-Fired Power Plants 113 Coal s High 
       Output Capacity 113 Life of a Coal Plant 115 Extending 
       Coal Plant Operations 116 Coal Technologies 118 Summary 
       120 CHAPTER 13 Biomass Energy and Biomass Power Plants 123
       Wood Waste 123 Economics of Biomass 125 Summary 126 
       CHAPTER 14 Nuclear Power Energy Plants 127 Global Impact 
       of Japan s Three Nuclear Plant Meltdowns 128 Comparative 
       Costs of Energy 130 Key to the EIA Cost Estimates 130 
       Nuclear Power Plants 50 Years of Electricity Globally 135 
       Required Up-Front Payment for Nuclear Waste Disposal 
       before a New Plant s Approval 136 Asia Will Lead the Next 
       Shift to Nuclear Power Plant Development 137 China s New 
       Nuclear Reprocessing Is a Vast Expansion of Atomic Fuel 
       139 Summary: Nuclear Power Faces a Capital Cost and 
       Ongoing Local Approval Challenge 141 CHAPTER 15 Hydropower
       Plants 143 A Unique Renewable Technology 143 Hydropower 
       and RECs 145 Hydropower Economics 149 Summary 151 CHAPTER 
       16 Geothermal Power Plants 153 Steam Technology 153 
       Geothermal Project Costs 155 Hydrothermal Power Systems 
       156 Ground-Source Heat Pumps 156 Standing Column Wells 158
       Enhanced Geothermal Systems 158 Direct Use of Geothermal 
       Energy 159 Summary 161 CHAPTER 17 Energy Efficiency and 
       Smart Grid 163 Demand-Side Management 163 Advanced Meter 
       Infrastructure 166 Increasing Energy Needs 167 Summary 169
       Conclusion 171 Where Do We Stand Today in Terms of 
       Renewable Energy? 175 Appendix A 177 Appendix B: DTC s 
       Coal vs. Natgas Displacement Model Methodology, January 6,
       2009 183 DTC s Coal/Natgas Displacement Model Methodology 
       183 How Much Natgas Is Needed to Displace Coal? 190 About 
       the Authors 193 Index 195 
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650  0 Renewable energy resources|zUnited States|xFinance. 
650  0 Investments|zUnited States. 
700 1  Lamb, Robert,|d1941- 
830  0 Wiley finance series ;|v614. 
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