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  • Wind Energy: A Reference Handbookby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 58.00

    The use of wind power for the generation of electricity holds vast potential for solving the world's energy problems, but numerous technical and social issues must be addressed before that potential can be realized. This handbook will both educate students about current issues related to wind energy and introduce the ways in which mankind has harnessed... more...

  • Origins: A Sustainable Concept in Educationby Fred Dervin; Hanna Ragnarsdóttir

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    Although we live in an era of multiple identities and belongings, origins still seem to matter. For most people origins are obvious and transparent. We all come from somewhere. Yet talking about one?s origins can be highly sensitive and problematic depending on our roles, emotions, interlocutors and contexts. This volume problematizes the relativity,... more...

  • Jahrhundertaufgabe Energiewendeby Felix Ekardt

    Ch. Links Verlag 2015; US$ 9.53

    Die Energiewende ist eine Jahrhundertaufgabe. Doch die bisherige Energie- und Klimapolitik greift viel zu kurz. Entgegen der öffentlichen Wahrnehmung sind Deutschland und Europa beispielsweise von ihren Klimazielen meilenweit entfernt. Unbequeme Wahrheiten, wie die Notwendigkeit zur konsequenten Verteuerung der fossilen Brennstoffe, werden nicht diskutiert.... more...

  • Renewables Informationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00

    This is a comprehensive book of data on the use of renewables and waste. The first part of the publication features an analysis of renewable and waste energy in OECD and non-OECD countries. The second part covers principles and definitions, and includes general notes, notes on energy sources, country notes, geographical coverage, as well as conversion... more...

  • Active Solar Collectors and Their Applicationsby Ari Rabl

    Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 239.99

    Provides a survey of solar geometry and meteorological data, the optics of various kinds of solar collectors, the mechanics of heat transfer, and private elements of system deign, optimization, and economic analysis. Also discussed are testing, methods and materials, and tracking and nontracking collectors. 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...

  • Renewable Energy RD&D Prioritiesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 94.00

    Research, development and demonstration (RD&D) investment in renewable energy technologies has declined over the past 18 years. At the same time, market deployment funding has increased, but the market share of renewables has decreased. Energy supply from technologies that were close to being competitive in the early 70s, such as hydropower, biomass... more...

  • Renewables Informationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 100.00

    Renewables Information provides a comprehensive. review of historical and current market trends in the OECD. This reference document brings together in one volume essential statistics on renewables and waste energy sources. It therefore provides a strong foundation for policy and market analysis, which in turn can better inform the policy decision... more...

  • Renewables Information 2007by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 104.00

    Renewables Information brings together in one volume essential statistics on renewables and waste energy sources. Part I of the publication provides a statistical overview of 2005 developments in the markets for renewables and waste in the OECD member countries. It also provides selected renewables indicators for non-OECD countries. Part II... more...

  • Deploying Renewablesby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 140.00

    Deploying Renewables: Principles for Effective Policies examines the key factors that will determine the success of renewable energy policies and how current policies can be improved to encourage greater deployment of renewables. Responding to the Gleneagles G8 call for a clean and secure energy future, it highlights key policy tools to fast-track... more...