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  • The Energy of Nationsby Jeremy Leggett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow?s world. Jeremy Leggett gives a personal testimony of the dangers often ignored and incompletely understood - a journey through the human mind, the institutionalization... more...

  • Handel mit Strom aus erneuerbaren Energienby Dietmar Richard Graeber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 54.99

    Der starke Anstieg der Stromerzeugung aus erneuerbaren Energien in Deutschland im Rahmen der Energiewende führt zu einer fundamentalen Veränderung des Strommarktes. Für die Marktakteure erfordert dies den Aufbau einer Vielzahl neuer Kompetenzen und Prozesse. Beim Handel mit Strom aus erneuerbaren Energien ist hierbei insbesondere die zur Vermarktung... more...

  • Opportunities Beyond Carbonby John O'Brien

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32

    Ever since a former Astronomer Royal announced that 'space travel is impossible' we have found ways to postpone the future. But there are much better things to do with carbon than setting it alight. This terrific book explores some of the most exciting alternatives-for a future replete with energy, sustainability and choice. Robyn Williams, host... more...

  • Wind Turbine Technologyby Muyiwa Adaramola

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 169.95

    This important book presents a selection of new research on wind turbine technology, including aerodynamics, generators and gear systems, towers and foundations, control systems, and environmental issues. This informative book: ? Introduces the principles of wind turbine design ? Presents methods for analysis of wind turbine performance ?... more...

  • Electrical Drives for Direct Drive Renewable Energy Systemsby Markus Mueller; Henk Polinder

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 215.00

    Wind turbine gearboxes present major reliability issues, leading to great interest in the current development of gearless direct-drive wind energy systems. Offering high reliability, high efficiency and low maintenance, developments in these direct-drive systems point the way to the next generation of wind power, and Electrical drives for direct drive... 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...

  • Stand-Alone and Hybrid Wind Energy Systemsby J K Kaldellis

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 290.00

    Wind power is fast becoming one of the leading renewable energy sources worldwide, not only from large scale wind farms but also from the increasing penetration of stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems. These systems are primarily of benefit in small-scale applications, especially where there is no connection to a central electricity network,... more...

  • Wind Energy Systemsby John Dalsgaard Sørensen; Jens N Sørensen

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 285.00

    Large-scale wind power generation is one of the fastest developing sources of renewable energy and already makes a substantial contribution to power grids in many countries worldwide. With technology maturing, the challenge is now to increase penetration, and optimise the design, construction and performance of wind energy systems. Fundamental issues... more...

  • Advanced Energy Materialsby Ashutosh Tiwari; Sergiy Valyukh

    Wiley 2014; US$ 206.95 US$ 179.36

    An essential resource for scientists designing new energy materials for the vast landscape of solar energy conversion as well as materials processing and characterization Based on the new and fundamental research on novel energy materials with tailor-made photonic properties, the role of materials engineering has been to provide much needed support... more...

  • Renewable Energy Technologiesby L. A. Kristoferson; V. Bokalders

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Renewable Energy Technologies: Their Applications in Developing Countries presents an overview and assessment of technologies for energy-related projects in the rural sector of developing countries. This book discusses the important, but not dominant, role that new and renewable sources of energy (NARSE) will have in the Third World. Bioenergy fuel... more...