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  • 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...

  • Renewables Informationby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Renewables Information 2007by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Energieanwendungstechnikby Manfred Rudolph; Ulrich Wagner

    Springer 2008; US$ 89.99

    Die spektakuläre Entwicklung der Energiepreise macht den gedankenlosen Verbrauch von Energie für die Bürger und die Unternehmen auch in den reichen Industrieländern zunehmend zum teuren Luxus. Dabei sind der Bezug von Heizöl oder Erdgas, das Tanken von Benzin oder auch der Strom aus der Steckdose nur vordergründig das Ziel unserer Wünsche. Was aber... more...

  • Biofuels, Solar and Wind as Renewable Energy Systemsby David Pimentel

    Springer 2008; US$ 99.00

    With shortages of fossil energy, especially oil and natural gas, and heavy biomass energy use occurring in both developed and developing countries, a major focus has developed worldwide on renewable energy systems. Renewable energy systems include wind power, biomass, photovoltaics, hydropower, solar thermal, thermal ponds, and biogas. Currently, a... more...

  • Deploying Renewablesby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...