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Renewable energy sources

  • Power Systems and Renewable Energyby Gary D. Price

    Momentum Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Solar and wind energy systems have flourished throughout the United States in the last few years as the public calls for reduced dependence on foreign oil. This has stimulated the growth of an industry that provides wind and solar systems, and many small businesses have sprung up to install these systems. Training programs and courses are now ubiquitous... more...

  • Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessmentby A. Shibli

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    Due to their continuing role in electricity generation, it is important that coal power plants operate as efficiently and cleanly as possible. Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment reviews the materials used in coal plants, and how they can be assessed and managed to optimize plant operation. Part I considers the structural alloys used... more...

  • Offshore Windby Kurt Thomsen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Offshore Wind is the first-ever roadmap to successful offshore wind installation. It provides a ready reference for wind project managers, teaching them how to deal with complications on-site, as well as for financers, who can utilize the text as an easy guide to asking the pivotal questions of petitioning wind project developers. These developers'... more...

  • Förderung Erneuerbarer Energien zur Stromerzeugung in Deutschland und im Vereinigten Königreichby Ulf Roßegger; Edmund Brandt; Ulrich Smeddinck

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2014; US$ 22.33

    Die Förderung Erneuerbarer Energien zur Stromerzeugung findet in einem dynamischen Marktumfeld statt. Vielfach wird über die unterschiedlichen Förderinstrumente kontrovers diskutiert und häufig stehen vor allem die Merkmale Effizienz und Effektivität im Blickpunkt. Genaue Wirkungszusammenhänge sind heutzutage nur noch unter erheblichen Einschränkungen... more...

  • Windpower Ownership in Swedenby Tore Wizelius

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    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...

  • Renewable Energy in the Countrysideby Peter Prag

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Climate change has become a major international issue and the British Government is committed to meeting ambitious targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the present decade and beyond. Much of this will rely on an increasing use of renewable energy. Within current technology this will depend almost exclusively upon the use of rural land,... 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...

  • Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countriesby Frauke Urban

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world?s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to climate change, are therefore an urgent priority for... more...

  • Renewable Energy Integrationby Lawrence E. Jones

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    Renewable Energy Integration is a ground-breaking new resource -  the first to offer a distilled examination of the intricacies of integrating renewables into the power grid and electricity markets. It offers informed perspectives from internationally renowned experts on the challenges to be met and solutions based on demonstrated best practices... more...

  • Wind Power Integrationby Brendan Fox

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2014; US$ 120.00

    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. New discussions have been added to describe developments in wind turbine... more...