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Alternative Energy For Dummies

Alternative Energy For Dummies by Rik DeGunther
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Get the truth about alternative energy and make it part of yourlife

Want to utilize cleaner, greener types of energy? Thisplain-English guide clearly explains the popular forms ofalternative energy that you can use in your home, your car, andmore. Separating myth from fact, this resource explores the currentfossil fuel conundrum, the benefits of alternatives, and the energyof the future, such as hydrogen and fuel cell technology.

  • The ABCs of alternative energy — what it is, how it works,and what the real costs are
  • Where we are now — learn where our current energy comesfrom and how much longer it will last

  • Take the first step — see how energy efficiency andconservation can reduce your reliance on fossil fuels

  • Grasp the alternatives — from nuclear power to geothermalenergy to wood burning, understand the benefits that alternativeenergy can have on the nation

  • Apply alternative fuels to transportation — from biofuelsto exotic propulsion to electricity, see how they are best used andhow hybrid, all-electric, and fuel cell–powered vehicleswork

  • Get a peek into the future — see what the outlook holds foreach form of alternative energy discussed

Open the book and find:

  • The pros and cons of alternative energy
  • A review of the current world energy economy

  • The problems with fossil fuels, from smog to global warming

  • Advantages of alternative energy

  • Practical results of alternatives you can use in daily life

  • Guidelines for investing in alternative energy vehicles

  • Ten ways you can bring about change right now

  • Insight into the future of energy production — and how youcan invest in it

Wiley; April 2009
384 pages; ISBN 9780470537060
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Title: Alternative Energy For Dummies
Author: Rik DeGunther
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