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  • Energiewendeby Klaus-Dieter Maubach

    Springer 2013; US$ 19.99

    Deutschland wird seine bisher weitgehend auf fossilen Brennstoffen basierende Energieversorgung bis zum Jahr 2050 auf grosstenteils regenerative Energien umstellen. Die Burgerinnen und Burger dieses Landes kennen dieses weltweit einzigartige Projekt unter dem Namen Energiewende. Von ihren gesellschaftlichen Wurzeln, dem Beginn ihrer Umsetzung und ihrer... more...

  • Wind Powerby Victor Lyatkher

    Wiley 2013; US$ 195.00

    An up-to-date and thorough treatment of the technologies, practical applications, and future of wind power, with the pros and cons and technical intricacies of various types of wind turbines and wind power prediction With the demand for energy outstripping availability from conventional sources such as fossil fuels, new sources of energy must be... more...

  • Understanding Renewable Energy Systemsby Volker Quaschning

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Critical Reflections on Nuclear and Renewable Energyby Way Kuo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Fukushima nuclear incident made people ponder and question nuclear safety again, resulting in decisions by certain countries to phase out nuclear power completely. Is this the right decision? Are there better ways to deal with this important issue of the 21th century?   The book analyses the pros and cons of a spectrum of energies, ranging... 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$ 209.99

    1. Survey of Solar Equipment and Applications 2. Solar Geometry 3. Insolation Data and Models 4. Collector Efficiency and Collector Testing 5. Fundamentals of Optics for Solar Collectors 6. Optics of Nontracking Collectors 7. Tracking Concentrator Types 8. Optical Analysis and Optimization of Parabolic Reflectors 9. Heat Transfer in Solar Collectors 10.... more...

  • Renewable Resources and Renewable Energyby Mauro Graziani

    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...

  • 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...

  • Wind Turbine Control Systemsby Fernando D. Bianchi; Hernán De Battista; Ricardo J. Mantz

    Springer 2006; US$ 159.00

    Because of the impact of control on the cost of wind energy, reliable high-performance controllers are essential in making wind technology competitive. This monograph emphasises the application of linear parameter varying (LPV) gain scheduling techniques to the control of wind energy conversion systems. 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...