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  • The Security of Energy Supply and the Contribution of Nuclear Energyby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 70.00

    What contribution can nuclear energy make to improve the security of energy supply? This study, which examines a selection of OECD member countries, qualitatively and quantitatively validates the often intuitive assumption that, as a largely domestic source of electricity with stable costs and no greenhouse gas emissions during production, nuclear... more...

  • Electric Power and Energy in Chinaby Zhenya Liu

    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...

  • Innovation in Energy Technologyby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Energyby Julie Kerr Casper

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 39.50

    Focuses on Earth energy resources, such as renewable power from water, ocean energy, solar energy, wind energy, and biofuels, as well as non-renewable sources. more...

  • Towards a Sustainable Energy Futureby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Energy (IET Renewable Energy Series)by Christian Ngo

    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...

  • Speicherbedarf bei einer Stromversorgung mit erneuerbaren Energien (German Edition)by Matthias Popp

    Springer 2010; US$ 59.99

    Ist die Energieversorgung in Europa allein auf der Basis von Sonnen- und Windenergie möglich? Der Autor zeigt, dass dies eine reale Option ist. Er ermittelt den Kapazitätsbedarf für Speicherkraftwerke und stellt neue Typen von Pumpspeicherkraftwerken vor, mit deren Hilfe die Lücke zwischen wetterabhängiger Stromgewinnung und Stromverbrauch geschlossen... more...

  • Energy Balances of OECD Countries 2011by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • A Student Guide to Energyby John F. Mongillo

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 255.00

    This multivolume resource is an excellent research tool for developing a working knowledge of basic energy concepts and topics. more...

  • Fuels and Energy From Renewable Resourcesby David A. Tillman

    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...