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Author: Tugrul Daim; Terry Oliver; Jisun Kim
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2013.
Series: Green energy and technology.
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Technologies such as renewable energy alternatives including wind, solar and biomass, storage technologies and electric engines are creating a different landscape for the electricity industry. Using sources and ideas from technologies such as renewable energy alternatives, Research and Technology Management in the Electricity Industry explores a different landscape for this industry and applies it to the electric  Read more...
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Daim, Tugrul.
Research and Technology Management in the Electricity Industry : Methods, Tools and Case Studies.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tugrul Daim; Terry Oliver; Jisun Kim
ISBN: 9781447150978 144715097X
OCLC Number: 854976063
Notes: 3 ... Quantitative Scenario Development Methods.
Description: 1 online resource (360 pages).
Contents: Introduction; 1 Methods and Tools Applied in Strategic Technology Planning; Abstract; 1 ... Introduction; 2 ... Defining Strategic Technology Planning; 3 ... Market Analysis Approach; 4 ... Technology Analysis Approach; 5 ... Combined Approaches of Market and Technology; 6 ... Analysis and Discussion; 6.1 Strategic Technology Planning Approaches Before and After the 1980s; 6.2 Focus of Strategic Technology Planning Approaches; 6.3 Challenges in Strategic Technology Planning approaches; 7 ... Conclusions, Limitations and Future Research; References. 2 Multi-Criteria Applications in Renewable Energy Analysis, a Literature ReviewAbstract; 1 ... Introduction; 2 ... Overview of Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Methods; 3 ... Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in Renewable Energy; 3.1 Renewable Energy Planning and Policy; 3.2 Renewable Energy Evaluation and Assessment; 3.3 Project Selection and Allocation; 3.4 Environmental; 3.5 Fuzzy Sets; 3.6 Comparison between MCDM Methods; 4 ... Conclusion; References; 3 Expert Judgment Quantification; Abstract; 1 ... Expert Judgment Methods; 2 ... Scenario Analysis; 3 ... The Delphi Method; 3.1 Advantages of the Delphi Method. 3.2 Disadvantages of the Delphi Method3.3 Application; 4 ... Multi Criteria Decision Analysis; 4.1 Application; 5 ... Other Expert Judgment Methods; 5.1 Nominal Group Technique; 5.2 Focus Groups; 5.3 Brainstorming; 5.4 Mindmapping; 6 ... Expert Judgment Methods used in Nuclear Studies; 7 ... Formation of Expert Panel and Selecting the Experts; 8 ... Inconsistencies in Expert Judgments; 8.1 Consistency of Expert Panel; 8.2 Consistency of Individual Expert; 8.3 Index of Individual Stability; 9 ... Disagreement Among Experts; 9.1 Levels of Agreement; 9.2 Measure of Disagreement. 9.3 Reducing Disagreement Among Delphi Participants9.4 Disagreement Among FCM Expert Panel; 10 ... Consistency, Reliability and Validity of the Delphi Method; 11 ... Selection of Appropriate Research Method; References; 4 Technology Forecasting Methods; Abstract; 1 ... Introduction; 2 ... Literature Review; 3 ... Analysis of the Relationship Among TF Methods; 4 ... Conclusions; References; 5 Use of Multiple Perspectives and Decision Modeling for Solar Photovoltaic Technology Assessment; Abstract; 1 ... Introduction; 2 ... Multiple Perspectives and Decision Making; 3 ... Solar Photovoltaics: Trends; 4 ... Problem Statement. 5 ... Methodology5.1 Decision Modeling Process; 5.1.1 Defining the Hierarchical Decision Model; 6 ... Results and Analysis; 7 ... Conclusion; 8 ... Future Research; A.x(118). Appendix A: Multiple Criteria and Factors for STEEP Perspectives; A.x(118).1 Technical Perspective; A.x(118).2 Social Perspective; A.x(118).3 Economic Perspective; A.x(118).4 Environmental Perspective; A.x(118).5 Political Perspective; References; 6 Application of Fuzzy Cognitive Map for the Development of Scenarios: A Case Study of Wind Energy Deployment; Abstract; 1 ... Introduction; 2 ... Scenario Planning.
Series Title: Green energy and technology.

Abstract:

Technologies such as renewable energy alternatives including wind, solar and biomass, storage technologies and electric engines are creating a different landscape for the electricity industry. Using sources and ideas from technologies such as renewable energy alternatives, Research and Technology Management in the Electricity Industry explores a different landscape for this industry and applies it to the electric industry supported by real industry cases. Divided into three sections, Research and Technology Management in the Electricity Industry introduces a range of methods and tools includ.
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