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  • 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$ 123.11

    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 Renouard

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 267.52

    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...

  • Introduction to Nonimaging Opticsby Julio Chaves

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 188.95

    The world’s insatiable consumption of energy must be met with new technologies that offer alternative, environmentally conscious sources of light and power. The relatively young field of nonimaging optics is an ideal tool for designing optimized solar energy collectors and illumination optics and holds great promise in the development of solid state... more...

  • Renewables Information 2008by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 124.00

    Renewables Information provides a comprehensive review of historical and current market trends in renewable and waste energy sources in OECD countries. Part I of the publication provides an overview of the development of renewables and waste in the world over the 1990 to 2006 period. A greater focus is given to OECD countries with a review of electricity... more...

  • Wind Power Integrationby Brendan Fox; Damian Flynn; Leslie Bryans; Nick Jenkins; David Milborrow; Mark O'Malley; Richard Watson; Olimpo Anaya-Lara

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 144.00

    This essential book examines the main problems of wind power integration and guides the reader through a number of the most recent solutions based on current research and operational experience of wind power integration. more...

  • Switching to Renewable Powerby Volkmar Lauber

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Renewable energy has enjoyed relatively good - and sometimes extraordinary - growth in recent years, in particular photovoltaics and wind; but it will be difficult to sustain such rates of diffusion on a global basis. A more complete transition to renewable energy is required on a demanding timescale set by climate change and fossil fuel depletion.... more...

  • The Grand Energy Transitionby Robert A. Hefner

    Wiley 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.50

    A groundbreaking book on solving our growing energy problems In this visionary book, leading energy industry executive Robert Hefner puts forth a convincing case about how the world can move beyond its current dependence on oil and toward a new era of clean, renewable energy. Written with the knowledge and authority of a major player in this industry,... more...