Energy technology roadmaps of Japan: Future energy systems based on feasible technologies beyond 2030

Yukitaka Kato, Michihisa Koyama, Yasuhiro Fukushima, Takao Nakagaki

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    Abstract

    This book, edited by members of the Committee of Future Energy and Social Systems, The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, describes energy technology roadmaps for Japan post-Fukushima. In this work, energy technology experts show quantitatively the advantages and disadvantages of major energy technologies with which they are involved, in a unified chapter structure with figures illustrating the technology development perspectives. The future energy vision for Japan together with the pathway is quantitatively discussed, explicitly considering the contributions of individual energy technology by referring to the technology roadmaps. The pathways for future energy vision thus derived will be useful not only for all energy researchers but also for graduate students in the field to grasp the potential of the technologies and future energy system of Japan.

    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSpringer Japan
    Number of pages573
    ISBN (Electronic)9784431559511
    ISBN (Print)9784431559498
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 1

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    • Engineering(all)
    • Social Sciences(all)
    • Energy(all)
    • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
    • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Chemical Engineering(all)

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