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  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Windby William Kamkwamba; Bryan Mealer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99

    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story of his youth in Malawi, Africa?a   nation crippled by intense poverty, famine, and the AIDS... more...

  • Crossing the Energy Divideby Robert U. Ayres; Edward H. Ayres

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 29.99

    If we continue our highly inefficient, dangerous energy usage, we?re headed for both economic and environmental catastrophe. However, the hard truth is that alternative fuels can?t fully replace fossil fuels for decades. What?s more, new research indicates that energy inefficiencies are retarding economic growth even more than most experts ever realized.... more...

  • Plunkett's Renewable, Alt. & Hydro. Energy Industry Almanac 2011by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2010; US$ 299.99

    Market research guide to the business side of renewable, alternative & hydrogen energy?a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Contains trends, statistical tables and an industry glossary. Includes profiles of top 300 renewable and alternative energy companies, featuring addresses, phone numbers... more...

  • Fuel Cells: A Technology Forecastby John Vanston; Henry Elliott

    TSTC Publishing 2003; US$ 25.00

    The fuel cell industry is now beginning to acheive its promise and this report is designed to provide insights and data useful in identifying and initiating new technology-related programs in the field. more...

  • Alternative Energy Demystifiedby Stan Gibilisco

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 21.95

    Will appeal to engineering and science students, teachers, consumers, and energy-related corporations Covers the environment, transportation, efficiency, and cost more...

  • Assessment of Hydrogen Energy for Sustainable Developmentby John W. Sheffield; Cigdem Sheffield

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    Fossil fuels, particularly crude oil, are confined to a few regions of the world and the continuity of supply is governed by dynamic political, economic and ecological factors. A coherent energy strategy is required, addressing both energy supply and demand, taking account of the whole energy lifecycle. more...

  • Investing in Renewable Energyby Jeff Siegel; Chris Nelder

    Wiley 2008; US$ 27.95

    Investing in Renewable Energy puts the depletion of finite resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal in perspective, and discusses how renewable energy solutions–from solar and wind to geothermal and biofuels–will usher in a new generation of wealth for investors and a new way of life for everyone. With this book, you'll discover various... more...

  • Alternative Energy For Dummiesby Rik DeGunther

    Wiley 2009; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59

    Get the truth about alternative energy and make it part of your life Want to utilize cleaner, greener types of energy? This plain-English guide clearly explains the popular forms of alternative energy that you can use in your home, your car, and more. Separating myth from fact, this resource explores the current fossil fuel conundrum, the benefits... more...

  • Wind Power For Dummiesby Ian Woofenden

    Wiley 2009; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    The consumer guide to small-scale wind electricity production! Maybe you're not T. Boone Pickens, but you can build your own home-sized wind-power empire right in your back yard. Wind Power For Dummies supplies all the guidance you need to install and maintain a sustainable, cost-effective wind generator to power your home for decades to... more...

  • Power from the Sunby Dan Chiras

    New Society Publishers 2009; US$ 26.95

    Small-scale solar energy production from panel to plug. more...