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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
Producing electricity from renewable energy sources has undeniable appeal, both for environmental reasons and for reducing our dependence on fossil fuels. Renewable energy technologies are maturing at different rates. Some have already found their place in the market; others are just beginning to demonstrate their potential. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 186.00 US$ 161.20
A unique electrical engineering approach to alternative sources of energy Unlike other books that deal with alternative sources of energy from a mechanical point of view, Integration of Alternative Sources of Energy takes an electrical engineering perspective. Moreover, the authors examine the full spectrum of alternative and renewable energy with... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 172.95
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$ 130.00
How much can technology contribute to securing adequate and affordable energy supplies and lower CO 2 emissions? What energy technologies hold the most promise? How long will it take? . At their 2005 summit in Gleneagles, G-8 leaders confronted these questions and decided to act with resolve and urgency. They called upon the International... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 1,763.00
Using limited resources in sustainable ways, energy engineers and technologists have made people's lives comfortable and affordable with efficient and cost-effective technology, from air conditioners to waste fuels. But to accommodate the expanding world population, the global supply of energy has been increasingly strained. Energy efficiency, energy... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 134.00 US$ 116.13
This important new book presents a comprehensive review of practical alternative energy choices for the twenty-first century. It addresses three critical energy-related topics that are causing great confusion in public debate—global warming, the hydrogen economy, and nuclear power—and gives readers an opportunity to form a grounded, factually... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 155.00
The world needs ever increasing energy supplies to sustain economic growth and development. But energy resources are under pressure and CO2 emissions from todays energy use already threaten our climate. What options do we have for switching to a cleaner and more efficient energy future? How much will it cost? And what... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 49.50
Career profiles include electrical and electronics installer and repairer, geoscience technician, hazardous materials removal worker, hot-cell technician, natural gas processing plant operator, nuclear engineer, oil well driller, petroleum engineer, power distributor and dispatcher, solar engineer, and more. more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 132.95
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...