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E3S Web Conf.
Volume 119, 2019Science and the Future 2 “Contradictions and Challenges”
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||27 September 2019|
State of the Art of Electricity Generation (2007-2017)
Valahia University of Targoviste, Electronics, Telecommunications and Energy Department,
2 Politecnico di Torino, Dip. Energia, corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The statistics for world energy consumption and electricity production in the last decade are presented to highlight the increment of the electricity share, compared to thermal usages and transportation, in the energy sector. The main technologies for electricity production from fossil fuels and nuclear power are summarised, indicating their characteristics, current plants, and emerging trends. Finally, the state of the art, regarding the technical applications of photovoltaic (PV) generators and wind turbines (WT), is presented.
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