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Renewable energy sources

  • Wind Turbine Technologyby Muyiwa Adaramola

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    This important book presents a selection of new research on wind turbine technology, including aerodynamics, generators and gear systems, towers and foundations, control systems, and environmental issues. This informative book: ? Introduces the principles of wind turbine design ? Presents methods for analysis of wind turbine performance... more...

  • The Future for Renewable Energy 2by EUREC Agency

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    The ability of renewable energy sources to supply global energy needs - if not completely then to a significant degree - has been amply demonstrated. What needs to happen now in order to make large-scale implementation possible? Leading researchers and specialists in the various fields of renewable energy have once again been commissioned by EUREC... more...

  • Airborne Wind Energyby Uwe Ahrens; Moritz Diehl; Roland Schmehl

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    This reference offers an overview of the field of airborne wind energy. As the first book of its kind, it provides a consistent compilation of the fundamental theories, a compendium of current research and development activities as well as economic and regulatory aspects. In five parts, the book demonstrates the relevance of Airborne Wind Energy and... more...

  • Smart Gridsby A B M Shawkat Ali

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    A Smart Grid delivers renewable energy as a main source of electricity from producers to consumers using two-way monitoring through Smart Meter technology that can remotely control consumer electricity use. This can help to storage excess energy; reduce costs, increase reliability and transparency, and make processes more efficiently. Smart Grids:... more...

  • Energietechnikby Hans-Josef Allelein; Elmar Bollin; Helmut Oehler; Udo Schelling; Harald Schwarz; Richard Zahoransky

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.95

    Das Buch umfasst die gesamte Palette der Energietechnik, angefangen bei den Grundlagen der Energie-Verfahrenstechnik über die Beschreibung ausgeführter aktueller Anlagen (alle Kraftwerkstypen) bis zur Energieverteilung und -speicherung. Schwerpunkte sind regenerative/nachhaltige Energietechniken, Kombianlagen (z. B. Gas- und Dampfturbinen-Kraftwerke)... more...

  • Solar Installationsby Lars Andren

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 94.95

    Solar energy will play an important role in our future energy supply, to the advantage of both the environment and the economy. This book focuses on water-based solar heating technology, presenting basic principles on solar radiation and the solar heating system, including details on orientation and output, sizing, the solar collector, the solar circuit,... more...

  • Renewable Energyby Dirk Assmann

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 160.00

    'offers knowledge and inspiration to promote renewable energy in developing and industrialized countries' Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of UNEP From technology to financing issues, Renewable Energy offers a comprehensive and authoritative review of the determining factors that drive worldwide dissemination of renewable energy technologies. With... more...

  • Accelerating Clean Energy Technology Research, Development, and Deploymentby Patrick Avato

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    Balancing climate change mitigation and increased energy needs in developing countries poses a serious dilemma that can only be reconciled with new and improved clean energy technologies. Factors, such as relatively low levels of research, development and deployment (RD&D) funding and significant barriers to advancement, must be overcome to accelerate... more...

  • Erneuerbare Energieby ; Thomas hrke; Roland Wengenmayr

    Wiley 2012; US$ 30.50

    Seit Erscheinen der erfolgreichen ersten zwei Auflagen hat sich viel getan, weshalb das Buch von 15 auf 24 Kapitel angewachsen ist. Neu sind: Gezeitenströmungs- und Osmosekraftwerke, Anschluss riesiger Nordsee-Windparks ans Stromnetz, solare Klimatechnik, energieeffizient klimatisierte Großbauten, Elektroautos, der Weg zu echt "grünem"... more...

  • Environmental Wind Engineering and Design of Wind Energy Structuresby Charalambos C. Baniotopoulos; Claudio Borri; Theodore Stathopoulos

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    The book presents a state-of-the-art in environmental aerodynamics and the structural design of wind energy support structures, particularly from a modern computational perspective. Examples include real-life applications dealing with pollutant dispersion in the building environment, pedestrian-level winds, comfort levels, relevant legislation and... more...