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- Wiley 2014; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02
The world is at the crossroads of either quickly changing the energy picture towards implementing efficient renewable energy sources or postponing this process by another generation. Based on the author's more than 30 years industrial experience, this book gives a set of assumptions by extrapolating known technology developments and shows that... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 9.99
It is becoming increasingly obvious that the United States needs reliable and inexpensive energy to propel our economy and protect our national security interests. Game Changers presents five research and development efforts from American universities that offer a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system. Drawing from the efforts... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Windpower is a modular technology, and compared to most other power plants also rather small scale. Wind turbines are installed to the distribution grid, which is called distributed generation. Ownership and revenues can be distributed as well, using the right ownership models. Several different ownership models, used in different countries, like... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 126.00
Wind Power Integration provides a wide-ranging discussion on all major aspects of wind power integration into electricity supply systems. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to take account of the significant growth in wind power deployment in the past few years. more...
- Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Solar and wind energy systems have flourished throughout theUnited States in the last few years as the public calls for reduceddependence on foreign oil. This has stimulated the growth of anindustry that provides wind and solar systems, and many small businesseshave sprung up to install these systems. Training programsand courses are now ubiquitous... more...
- 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...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95
Due to climate change, the rise in energy demand, and issues of energy security, more countries are being forced to reexamine their energy policies and consider more renewable sources of energy. Solar power is expected to play a significant role in the changing face of energy economies, due in a large part to the recent technological advances in the... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Renewable Energy normally refers to usable energy sources that are an alternative to fuel sources, but without the negatively evaluated consequences of the replaced fuels. Although energy issues have a long tradition in sociology and other social sciences, it may now be high time to conceptualize these in sociological terms as the lynchpin in our... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 154.00
Renewables Information provides a comprehensive review of historical and current market trends in OECD countries, including 2013 preliminary data. An Introduction, notes, definitions and auxiliary information are provided in Part I. Part II of the publication provides an overview of the development of renewables and waste in the world over the 1990... more...