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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
The greatest challenge of our time is to build a world based on the sustainable use of renewable power. Our massive dependence on fossil fuels has upset the very climatic system that made human evolution possible. The global economy and its financial system are in jeopardy, running hot on overtly cheap yet increasingly costly and fast depleting oil.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 290.00
These volumes of Proceedings are the record of the 1999 ISES Solar World Congress, held in Jerusalem, Israel on the 45th Anniversary of the International Solar Energy Society. The Congress was held under the theme Solar is Renewable , adequately representing a meeting on the threshold of the 21st Century. The event also marks the 20th anniversary... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 157.00 US$ 128.74
New and renewable energy systems will play an important role in the sustainable development of a future energy strategy. Recent development in this field has proved that the virtual energy system including new and renewable energy sources is feasible. The promotion of renewable sources of energy is a high priority, for security and diversification... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 239.99 US$ 206.39
Provides a survey of solar geometry and meteorological data, the optics of various kinds of solar collectors, the mechanics of heat transfer, and private elements of system deign, optimization, and economic analysis. Also discussed are testing, methods and materials, and tracking and nontracking collectors. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 101.08
This book describes methods for adaptive control of distributed-collector solar fields: plants that collect solar energy and deliver it in thermal form. Controller design methods are presented that can overcome difficulties found in these type of plants: they are distributed-parameter systems, i.e., systems with dynamics that depend on space as... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 206.95 US$ 179.36
An essential resource for scientists designing new energy materials for the vast landscape of solar energy conversion as well as materials processing and characterization Based on the new and fundamental research on novel energy materials with tailor-made photonic properties, the role of materials engineering has been to provide much needed support... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 48.29
Offering a key resource and research tool for all those involved in improving the energy efficiency of industrial processes, this book assesses conventional approaches, and explains and outlines new methods to achieve even greater energy saving potential. more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 59.00
This book is an ideal reference text for teaching renewable energy to engineering and science students, as well as a reference book for scientists and professionals doing self study on the subject. The book has twelve chapters and starts with the definition and classification of renewable and non renewable energy and their status at global level. This... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 209.00
This book examines diverse aspects of energy harvesting, based on research in broadband energy harvesting, electronics/circuitry, and materials. It illustrates recent advances in low-power circuitry as well as recent advances in materials aspects. more...