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  • Chasing the Windby Rody Johnson

    University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Over the past few decades, the vexing problems of climate change and finite resources have ignited contentious global debates about alternative energy technologies. In this lucid, balanced book, Rody Johnson investigates the development and deployment of one such technology?wind power?and, in particular, the ways in which a heated battle over that... more...

  • Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilersby Prabir Basu

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 139.00

    ·          Explains operation and scientific fundamentals of circulating fluidized bed (CFB) boilers ·          Outlines practical issues in industrial use ·          Teaches how to optimize design for maximum reliability and efficiency ·          Discusses operating and maintenance issues and how to troubleshoot them This book provides practicing... more...

  • Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessmentby A. Shibli

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    Due to their continuing role in electricity generation, it is important that coal power plants operate as efficiently and cleanly as possible. Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment reviews the materials used in coal plants, and how they can be assessed and managed to optimize plant operation. Part I considers the structural alloys used... more...

  • Combustionby Maximilian Lackner; Árpád Palotás; Franz Winter

    Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95

    Combustion, the process of burning, is defined as a chemical reaction between a combustible reactant (the fuel) and an oxidizing agent (such as air) in order to produce heat and in most cases light while new chemical species (e.g., flue gas components) are formed. This book covers a gap on the market by providing a concise introduction to combustion.... more...

  • Concentrating Solar Power Technologyby K Lovegrove; W Stein

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 315.00

    Concentrating solar power (CSP) technology is poised to take its place as one of the major contributors to the future clean energy mix. Using straightforward manufacturing processes, CSP technology capitalises on conventional power generation cycles, whilst cost effectively matching supply and demand though the integration of thermal energy storage.... more...

  • Concrete Structures for Wind Turbinesby Jürgen Grünberg; Joachim Göhlmann; Konrad Bergmeister; Frank Fingerloos; Johann-Dietrich Wörner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 75.00

    The wind energy industry in Germany has an excellent global standing when it comes to the development and construction of wind turbines. Germany currently represents the world's largest market for wind energy. The ongoing development of ever more powerful wind turbines plus additional requirements for the design and construction of their offshore foundation... more...

  • Das Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz als Steuerungsinstrument der Energiewendeby Stephan Zitzler

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Die Energiewende war eines der großen Regierungsprojekte der 17. Legislaturperiode. Diese energiepolitische Zäsur wird die deutsche Politik noch lange beschäftigen und in Atem halten. Auch wenn die Entscheidung durch einen breiten Konsens getragen wurde, finden sich doch viele kritische Stimmen, die deren Gestaltung als Missmanagement geißeln. Im Fokus... more...

  • Das neue Solar- & Windenergie Werkbuch in Haus und Gartenby Bo Hanus

    Franzis Verlag 2009; US$ 9.53

    Dieses Buch ermöglicht einen Einstieg in die Solartechnik ohne unnötiges Kopfzerbrechen über Grafiken und graue Theorien. Durch die Auswahl zahlreicher praktischer Bauanleitungen und Montagehinweise ist dieses Buch ein wertvoller Praxisratgeber, bei dem jeder Leser auf seine Kosten kommt. Anhand vieler konkreter Installationsbeispiele erfahren Sie,... 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...

  • Deploying Renewablesby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 140.00

    The global energy system faces urgent challenges. Concerns about energy security are growing, as highlighted by the recent political turmoil in Northern Africa and the nuclear incident in Fukushima. At the same time, the need to respond to climate change is more critical than ever. Against this background, many governments have increased efforts to... more...