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  • 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...

  • Applied Energyby Mohammad Omar Abdullah

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 115.95

    Written in clear, concise language and designed for an introductory applied energy course, Applied Energy: An Introduction discusses energy applications in small-medium enterprises, solar energy, hydro and wind energy, nuclear energy, hybrid energy, and energy sustainability issues. Focusing on renewable energy technologies, energy conversion, and... more...

  • Current Issues in Energyby Chauncey Starr

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Current Issues in Energy is a collection of essays that explains the role of energy in the evolution of society and creation of insights into the consequent problems of energy utilization. The book discusses the relationships between energy and its method of production, between energy and its economic products, and between energy and national warfare.... more...

  • Distributed Generationby Anne-Marie Borbely; Jan F. Kreider

    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...

  • The Dynamics of Energyby Horacio Perez-Blanco

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 132.95

    As mankind searches for energy alternatives with minimal environmental consequences and acceptable cost, it is necessary to identify valid areas of endeavor that can activate favorable energy sources and technological developments. Toward that end, The Dynamics of Energy: Supply, Conversion, and Utilization develops competence in energy matters... more...

  • Electricity Economics: Production Functions with Electricityby Zhaoguang Hu; Zheng Hu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00

    Systematically analyzing for the first time the production output from electricity consumption for enterprises, sectors, and industries, this study uses the function of EAI (electricity as input), and includes national E-GDP figures for more than 20 countries. more...

  • Electricity Information 2009by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 202.00

    Electricity Information is the International Energy Agency's comprehensive annual review of historical and current market trends in the OECD electricity sector, including 2008 preliminary data. This volume brings together essential statistics on electricity and heat. Part I of the publication provides an overview of the world electricity developments... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology - 3 Volume Setby Sohail Anwar; Barney L. Capehart

    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...

  • Energizing Our Futureby John Wilson; Griffin Burgh

    Wiley 2007; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Energy... Beyond Oilby Fraser Armstrong; Katherine Blundell

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 67.99

    Both the forthcoming depletion of oil reserves and the urgent need to arrest global warming caused by the combustion of fossil fuels necessitates new thinking from individuals and governments alike. This book will consider a global, long-term matrix of solutions to the energy problem as a necessary condition for a sustainable future existence on this... more...