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  • Solar Energyby H. Messel; S. T. Butler

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Solar Energy is a collection of lecture from the 17th International Science School for High School Students. The book presents nine papers that tackle concerns in solar energy. The text first covers the world energy resource and consumption, and then proceeds to tackling energy conversion, the atmospheric environment, and climatic change. In the third... more...

  • Towards Sustainability of Biomass Importationby Andrea Schmeichel

    Europa Law Publishing 2014; US$ 92.00

    This book addresses the conflict between climate change, other environmental concerns such as biodiversity, and international trade, focussing on the relationship between climate change mitigation and biodiversity protection in the bioenergy sector, taking into account the specific situation for imports from developing countries. more...

  • Molecular Water Oxidation Catalysisby Antoni Llobet

    Wiley 2014; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    Photocatalytic water splitting is a promising strategy for capturing energy from the sun by coupling light harvesting and the oxidation of water, in order to create clean hydrogen fuel. Thus a deep knowledge of the water oxidation catalysis field is essential to be able to come up with useful energy conversion devices based on sunlight and water splitting.... more...

  • Understanding Wind Power Technologyby Alois Schaffarczyk

    Wiley 2014; US$ 102.95 US$ 89.22

    Wind energy technology has progressed enormously over the last decade. In coming years it will continue to develop in terms of power ratings, performance and installed capacity of large wind turbines worldwide, with exciting developments in offshore installations. Designed to meet the training needs of wind engineers, this introductory text puts... more...

  • The Economic Competitiveness of Renewable Energyby Winfried Hoffmann

    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...

  • Game Changersby George Pratt Shultz; Robert C. Armstrong

    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...

  • Windpower Ownership in Swedenby Tore Wizelius

    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...

  • Wind Power Integrationby Brendan Fox; Leslie Bryans; Damian Flynn; Nick Jenkins; David Milborrow; Mark O'Malley; Richard Watson; Olimpo Anaya-Lara

    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...

  • Power Systems and Renewable Energyby Gary D. Price

    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...

  • Solar Energyby Muyiwa Adaramola

    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...