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  • Wind Powerby Stephanie Fitzgerald

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00

    From windmills used in the past to giant wind turbines that dot the landscape today, wind power has always been a prevalent, if intermittent, source of energy. Wind Power discusses the benefits of harnessing the wind for everyday use and its future as a renewable source of energy. more...

  • Solar Powerby Richard Hantula

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00

    The Sun is essential to life on Earth. It helps plants grow and creates wind. Scientists have learned how to capture the Sun's energy to make electricity. Read about this great star at the center of our Solar System and how it powers our world. Book jacket. more...

  • Renewables Information 2010by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 154.00

    Renewables Information provides a comprehensive review of historical and current market trends in OECD countries. This reference document brings together essential statistics on renewable and waste energy sources. It therefore provides a strong foundation for policy and market analysis, which in turn can better inform the policy decision process to... more...

  • Doable Renewablesby Mike Rigsby

    Chicago Review Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Kids will learn valuable hands-on lessons from this guide by constructing working models that generate renewable, alternative energy. Budding scientists learn how to build their own Kelvin water-drop generator out of six recycled cans and alligator-clip jumpers; a solar-powered seesaw from a large dial thermometer and a magnifying glass; and a windmill... more...

  • Renewables Information 2011by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Wind Energy Handbookby Tony Burton; Nick Jenkins; David Sharpe; Ervin Bossanyi

    Wiley 2011; US$ 149.95

    Named as one of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles of 2012 Every year, Choice subject editors recognise the most significant print and electronic works reviewed in Choice during the previous calendar year. Appearing annually in Choice 's January issue, this prestigious list of publications reflects the best in scholarly titles and attracts... more...

  • Renewable Energyby Roland Wengenmayr; ; Thomas hrke

    Wiley 2011; US$ 41.99

    This translation of a German title, which was enthusiastically received by a wide audience, collects contributions by leading and well-known scientists in the area explaining the technical basics of photovoltaic, solar thermal energy, wind and water power as well as geothermal energy. In an easily accessible yet sober way, the book offers a solid overview... more...

  • Nonimaging Optics in Solar Energyby Joseph O'Gallagher

    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...

  • Deploying Renewablesby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    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...

  • Time to Shineby Michael Grupp

    Wiley 2012; US$ 73.95

    As solar energy becomes increasingly more important in all of our lives, it is more important to learn how it works and how it can be implemented. This book is the perfect primer for the engineer, scientist, and layperson alike, for learning about the practical applications of solar energy technology and how it is being used today to heat... more...