13. Electricity

  1. Dr. Nicola Armaroli1 and
  2. Prof. Vincenzo Balzani2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633593.ch13

Energy for a Sustainable World: From the Oil Age to a Sun-Powered Future

Energy for a Sustainable World: From the Oil Age to a Sun-Powered Future

How to Cite

Armaroli, N. and Balzani, V. (2010) Electricity, in Energy for a Sustainable World: From the Oil Age to a Sun-Powered Future, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633593.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ist. ISOF/CNR, Molecular Photoscience Group, Via Gobetti 101, 40129 Bologna, Italy

  2. 2

    Dept. of Chemistry G. Ciamician, University of Bologna, Via Selmi 2, 40126 Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325405

Online ISBN: 9783527633593

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Keywords:

  • electricity;
  • illumination;
  • power generation;
  • electricity grid;
  • energy storage;
  • electric transportation;
  • batteries;
  • smart grid;
  • renewable energies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Concepts

  • Illumination

  • Traditional Power Generation

  • Traditional Electricity Grid

  • Power Generation from New Renewables

  • Energy Storage for Electricity Supply Networks

  • Plugging-in Transportation

  • Smart Grid

  • Towards an Electricity Powered World