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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...

  • 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...

  • Wind Power Integrationby Brendan Fox

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 120.00

    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. New discussions have been added to describe developments in wind turbine... more...

  • Understanding Renewable Energy Systemsby Volker Quaschning

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Beginning with an overview of renewable energy sources including biomass, hydroelectricity, geothermal, tidal, wind and solar power, this book explores the fundamentals of different renewable energy systems. The main focus is on technologies with high development potential such as solar thermal systems, photovoltaics and wind power. This text not only... more...

  • Transition to Renewable Energy Systemsby Detlef Stolten; Viktor Scherer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 340.00

    In this ready reference, top academic researchers, industry players and government officers join forces to develop commercial concepts for the transition from current nuclear or fossil fuel-based energy to renewable energy systems within a limited time span. They take into account the latest science and technology, including an analysis of the feasibility... more...

  • Natural and Artificial Photosynthesisby Reza Razeghifard

    Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00

    This technical book explores current and future applications of solar power as an unlimited source of energy that earth receives every day.  Photosynthetic organisms have learned to utilize this abundant source of energy by converting it into high-energy biochemical compounds.  Inspired by the efficient conversion of solar energy into an... 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...