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- Wiley 2013; US$ 83.00
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...
- Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 149.95
The practice of converting corn to ethanol is controversial, with debates currently being raged in both public policy and science. While biofuels from corn have important implications in alleviating some of the global energy crisis, critics argue that it takes away from vital agricultural products needed to feed the world?s growing population. The... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 199.00
Power and Energy contains 86 selected papers from the International Conference on Power and Energy (CPE 2014, Shanghai, China, 29-30 November 2014), and presents a wide range of topics: - Energy management, planning and policy-making - Energy technologies and environment - Energy prospects - Conventional and renewable power generation... 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...
- 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...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2010; US$ 38.00
This book is aimed at students and professionals as well as anyone interested in having a global vision and perspective on energy. Over the past two centuries the use of coal, and later oil and gas, to produce energy has allowed an unprecedented increase in the standard of living. Over the past fifty years the development of nuclear energy has given... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 168.00
This volume contains data on the supply and consumption of coal, oil, natural gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste presented as comprehensive energy balances expressed in million tonnes of oil equivalent. Complete data are available for 2008 and 2009 and supply estimates are available for the most recent year (i.e.2010). Historical tables summarise... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 281.00
? Includes interviews of teachers, students, and businesspeople in the renewable energy fields ? Provides energy timelines charting the historic development of different energy sources ? Offers 150 detailed Illustrations of electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cells plus 50 tables, and charts of data ? Presents a number of maps showing the global... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Fuels and Energy from Renewable Resources is a result of the proceedings of a symposium of the same name, held at the 1977 Fall Meeting of the American Chemical Society. The book addresses the issue of energy planning and includes the incorporation of crop and conifer residues into the development of energy supply. The text covers the different papers... more...