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- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 159.95
An accessible reference for both scientists and non-scientists, this book examines the development of bio-based feedstocks, biodegradable plastics, hydrogen energy, fuel cells, and other aspects related to sustainable energy production. Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy offers valuable insight into the chemical processes and practical considerations... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 138.95
A one-stop Desk Reference, for engineers involved in renewable energies; this is a book that will not gather dust on the shelf. It brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the field. Material ranges from basic to advanced topics * A fully searchable Mega Reference Ebook, providing all... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
From windmills used in the past to giant wind turbines that dot the landscape today, wind power has always been a prevalent, if intermittent, source of energy. Wind Power discusses the benefits of harnessing the wind for everyday use and its future as a renewable source of energy. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00
The Sun is essential to life on Earth. It helps plants grow and creates wind. Scientists have learned how to capture the Sun's energy to make electricity. Read about this great star at the center of our Solar System and how it powers our world. Book jacket. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2010; US$ 13.99
Kids will learn valuable hands-on lessons from this guide by constructing working models that generate renewable, alternative energy. Budding scientists learn how to build their own Kelvin water-drop generator out of six recycled cans and alligator-clip jumpers; a solar-powered seesaw from a large dial thermometer and a magnifying glass; and a windmill... more...