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- Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00
This technical book explores current and future applications of solar power as an unlimited source of energy that earth receives every day. Photosynthetic organisms have learned to utilize this abundant source of energy by converting it into high-energy biochemical compounds. Inspired by the efficient conversion of solar energy into an... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Der starke Anstieg der Stromerzeugung aus erneuerbaren Energien in Deutschland im Rahmen der Energiewende fuhrt zu einer fundamentalen Veranderung des Strommarktes. Fur die Marktakteure erfordert dies den Aufbau einer Vielzahl neuer Kompetenzen und Prozesse. Beim Handel mit Strom aus erneuerbaren Energien ist hierbei insbesondere die zur Vermarktung... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 19.99
Deutschland wird seine bisher weitgehend auf fossilen Brennstoffen basierende Energieversorgung bis zum Jahr 2050 auf grosstenteils regenerative Energien umstellen. Die Burgerinnen und Burger dieses Landes kennen dieses weltweit einzigartige Projekt unter dem Namen Energiewende. Von ihren gesellschaftlichen Wurzeln, dem Beginn ihrer Umsetzung und ihrer... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00
An up-to-date and thorough treatment of the technologies, practical applications, and future of wind power, with the pros and cons and technical intricacies of various types of wind turbines and wind power prediction With the demand for energy outstripping availability from conventional sources such as fossil fuels, new sources of energy must be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
Beginning with an overview of renewable energy sources including biomass, hydroelectricity, geothermal, tidal, wind and solar power, this book explores the fundamentals of different renewable energy systems. The main focus is on technologies with high development potential such as solar thermal systems, photovoltaics and wind power. This text not only... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
This is a comprehensive book of data on the use of renewables and waste. The first part of the publication features an analysis of renewable and waste energy in OECD and non-OECD countries. The second part covers principles and definitions, and includes general notes, notes on energy sources, country notes, geographical coverage, as well as conversion... more...
- Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 209.99
1. Survey of Solar Equipment and Applications 2. Solar Geometry 3. Insolation Data and Models 4. Collector Efficiency and Collector Testing 5. Fundamentals of Optics for Solar Collectors 6. Optics of Nontracking Collectors 7. Tracking Concentrator Types 8. Optical Analysis and Optimization of Parabolic Reflectors 9. Heat Transfer in Solar Collectors 10.... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 159.95
An accessible reference for both scientists and non-scientists, this book examines the development of bio-based feedstocks, biodegradable plastics, hydrogen energy, fuel cells, and other aspects related to sustainable energy production. Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy offers valuable insight into the chemical processes and practical considerations... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 185.00
More than two billion people worldwide have currently no access to grid electricity or other efficient energy supply. This is one third of humanity and the majority live in rural areas. The productivity and health of these people are diminished by reliance on traditional fuels and technologies, with women and children suffering most. Energy is the... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 94.00
Research, development and demonstration (RD&D) investment in renewable energy technologies has declined over the past 18 years. At the same time, market deployment funding has increased, but the market share of renewables has decreased. Energy supply from technologies that were close to being competitive in the early 70s, such as hydropower, biomass... more...