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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 351.00
This book, consisting a series of papers written by experts in their respective fields of specialization, will provide a comprehensive coverage of renewable energy technologies, such as wind, wave and solar thermal energy. Other industrial terms like photovoltaic systems, biomass, distributed generations and small hydro power systems are also discussed... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 154.00
Renewables Information provides a comprehensive review of historical and current market trends in OECD countries, including 2010 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 86.99
Dr Paul A. Lynn, Consultant, UK Paul Lynn was Founding Managing Editor of the successful and highly prestigious Wiley journal, Progress in Photovoltaics , from 1993 until 2006. He was formally Assistant Lecturer at Imperial College London and Lecturer and Reader in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol from 1969... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 154.95
The authoritative reference on wind energy, now fully revised and updated to include offshore wind power A decade on from its first release, the Wind Energy Handbook , Second Edition, reflects the advances in technology underpinning the continued expansion of the global wind power sector. Harnessing their collective industrial and academic expertise,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 127.00
The use of the wind as an energy source is increasing and growing worldwide. Wind energy is an important non-fossil option to supplement fossil (coal, natural gas and oil) and nuclear fuels for the generation of electricity. Many parts of the world, particularly the coastlines of Western Europe, North Africa, North and South America, India, Eastern... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2008; US$ 40.00
Nonimaging optics is a subdiscipline of optics whose development over the last 35?40 years was led by scientists from the University of Chicago and other cooperating individuals and institutions. The approach provides a formalism that allows the design of optical devices that approach the maximum physically attainable geometric concentration for a... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 140.00
The global energy system faces urgent challenges. Concerns about energy security are growing, as highlighted by the recent political turmoil in Northern Africa and the nuclear incident in Fukushima. At the same time, the need to respond to climate change is more critical than ever. Against this background, many governments have increased efforts to... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 76.95
The perfect primer for the engineer, scientist, and layperson alike to learn about the practical applications of solar energy technology and how it is being used today, all over the world. Solar energy heats our homes, lights our city streets, and provides power worldwide. As solar energy becomes increasingly more important in all of our lives,... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00
Energy harvesting, also known as power harvesting or energy scavenging, is the process by which energy is derived from external sources, such as solar, wind, kinetic, and thermal and salinity gradients. This energy is captured and stored and is used for low-energy electronics. Energyharvesting, particularly from remote sources, is a striking alternative... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Although the solar energy industry has experienced rapid growth recently, high-level management of photovoltaic (PV) arrays has remained an open problem. As sensing and monitoring technology continues to improve, there is an opportunity to deploy sensors in PV arrays in order to improve their management. In this book, we examine the potential role... more...