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- Wiley 2013; US$ 80.00
The acute energy problems facing China today are characterized by their own histories and realities. Some have come about because of China's energy endowment and stage of development, while others have been created by a combination of domestic and global factors. Some are the results of an accumulation of longstanding contradictions, while others... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.00
Handbook of Energy, Volume II: Chronologies, Top Ten Lists, and Word Clouds draws together a comprehensive account of the energy field from the prestigious and award-winning authors of the Encyclopedia of Energy (2004), The Dictionary of Energy, Expanded Edition (2009), and the Handbook of Energy, Volume I (2013). Handbook of Energy, Volume... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95
As the demand for global energy increases, fact-based evaluations of alternative energy sources are needed in order to address the growing interest in how energy is produced, provided, and transported in sustainable ways. Future Energy, Second Edition provides scientists and decision makers with the knowledge they need to understand the relative... more...
- Spon Press 1980; US$ 210.00
The importance of energy for transport was recognised in Report No. 1 published by The Watt Committee on Energy in 1977. Two features of transport energy use are its magnitude (approximately 22% of the UK total) and its vulnerability to oil supplies (nearly 50% of our oil supply). There have been several excellent conferences elsewhere since then... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report documents an initiative by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to identify and assess a range of emerging issues that may affect future energy use and supply. It summarizes the issues raised and suggestions made for future research by the participants in and attendees of a conference... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 157.95
As a result of deregulation, the US electric utility industry is undergoing a dramatic transformation with far-reaching technical and social consequences. At the heart of this transformation lies Distributed Generation (DG)-the substitution of centralized electricity production with smaller-scale technologies located in or near facilities and powered... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 77.00
Innovation in energy technology is becoming increasingly important to meet growing demand for energy amidst concern about the security of energy supplies and calls for greater environmental protection. Governments across the OECD are investing considerable sums in R&D on new energy technologies, such as fuel cells, and seeking ways to speed their deployment... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 119.95
A solution to the climate and energy crisis The reversible fuel cell (RFC) described in this volume stores solar energy and thereby makes it continuously available. This can make the building of energy-free homes and all electric transportation a reality. The foldout drawing at the back of this book also describes the detailed design of the world?s... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 50.00
The manner in which we produce and consume energy is of crucial importance to sustainable development, as energy has deep relationships with each of its three dimensions -- the economy, the environment and social welfare. These relationships develop in a fast-moving and complex situation characterised by increasing globalisation, growing market liberalisation... more...