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  • Solar Energy, Technology Policy, and Institutional Valuesby Frank N. Laird

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 29.00 US$ 23.78

    Analyses US renewable energy policy from World War II through 1970s energy crisis. more...

  • Nonimaging Opticsby Roland Winston; Juan C. Minano; Pablo G. Benitez; With contributions by Narkis Shatz and John C. Bortz

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 125.00

    From its inception nearly 30 years ago, the optical subdiscipline now referred to as nonimaging optics, has experienced dramatic growth. The term nonimaging optics is concerned with applications where imaging formation is not important but where effective and efficient collection , concentration, transport and distribution of light energy is - i.e.... more...

  • Renewable Energyby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 125.00

    Renewable energy has received high levels of attention in recent years as an alternative to traditional hydrocarbons.  Governments, industry and consumers have adopted and promoted renewable technologies in response to concerns about energy security and the environment, and as a solution to electricity access problems in developing countries. more...

  • Power Electronics for Modern Wind Turbinesby Frede Blaabjerg; Zhe Chen

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2006; US$ 35.00

    Wind energy is now the world's fastest growing energy source. In the past 10 years, the global wind energy capacity has increased rapidly. The installed global wind power capacity has grown to 47.317 GW from about 3.5 GW in 1994. The global wind power industry installed 7976 MW in 2004, an increase in total installed generating capacity of 20%. The... more...

  • Feeding the Fireby Mark Eberhart

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 24.00

    From the first spark created by human hands thousands of years ago, mankind has grown dependent on nature?s vast stores of energy to build, explore, and experiment. Our expanding knowledge and technologies have come from the felling of forests to the harnessing of wind and water, from the burning of coal and oil to tapping the energy of the atom. Energy... more...

  • Integrated Renewable Energy for Rural Communitiesby Nasir El Bassam; Preben Maegaard

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 185.00

    More than two billion people worldwide have currently no access to grid electricity or other efficient energy supply. This is one third of humanity and the majority live in rural areas. The productivity and health of these people are diminished by reliance on traditional fuels and technologies, with women and children suffering most. Energy is the... more...

  • World Energy Outlook 2006by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 188.00

    Two visions of the energy future: . ·       under-invested, vulnerable and dirty , or.          clean, clever and competitive. Both are explored in this new edition of the authoritative World Energy Outlook .  . In it, the International Energy Agency responds to the remit... more...

  • Wind Turbine Control Systemsby Fernando D. Bianchi; Hernán de Battista; Ricardo J. Mantz

    Springer London 2006; US$ 119.75

    This book emphasizes the application of Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) gain scheduling techniques to the control of wind energy conversion systems. This reformulation of the classical problem of gain scheduling allows straightforward design procedure and simple controller implementation. From an overview of basic wind energy conversion, to analysis... more...

  • Wind Turbinesby Erich Hau; Horst von Renouard

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 260.21

    Wind Turbines addresses all those professionally involved in research, development, manufacture and operation of wind turbines. It provides a cross-disciplinary overview of modern wind turbine technology and an orientation in the associated technical, economic and environmental fields. It is based on the author's experience gained over decades designing... more...

  • World Renewable Energy Congress VIby A. A. M. Sayigh

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 650.00

    The World Renewable Energy Congress is a key event at the start of the 21 st century. It is a vital forum for researchers with an interest in helping renewables to reach their full potential. The effects of global warming and pollution are becoming more apparent for all to see - and the development of renewable solutions to these problems is increasingly... more...