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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95
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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 54.99
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...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 100.00
Within the foreseeable future, refrigerators will be using 30% less electricity in some countries. Homes in the United States will be emitting 4% less carbon dioxide. Dozens of other common energy-using products will have become cleaner and more energy efficient. And all because of the growing use of energy labels and standards in industrialised countries.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00
Over the past four years, Danish energy policy has made good progress towards meeting its high standards of environmental protection while opening its gas and power industries to competition. The concurrent pursuit of economic efficiency, energy policy and environmental protection is an issue of prime importance in Denmark. The country has adopted... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00
As this book makes clear, civilization cannot long continue to ride on an oil slick. Worldwide, many people have come to see dependence on coal, and especially on oil, not only as unsustainable, but as profoundly destabilizing, both environmentally and politically. While ever-increasing demands continue to be placed on "mainstream" energy... more...
- PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 18.99
Everybody is talking about “energy independence.? But is it really achievable—or even desirable? In this controversial, meticulously researched book, Robert Bryce exposes the false promises and political posturing behind the rhetoric. Gusher of Lies explains why the idea of energy independence appeals to voters while also showing that renewable... more...
- WIT Press 2011; US$ 454.00
It has been clear for some time that the way in which our society exists, operates, and develops is strongly influenced by the way in which energy is produced and consumed. No industrial process can proceed without an adequate energy supply, and without industrial production, society lacks the commodities on which it depends.Our energy systems have... more...