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  • Repowering Communitiesby Prashant Vaze; Stephen Tindale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    Energy policy is at a crossroads. Attempts to meet targets for carbon emissions, energy security and affordable energy for vulnerable households are all on a trajectory to failure. Aggressive ambitions to roll out huge off-shore wind, nuclear and clean coal plants are proposed, but without any clear plans on how funds will be mobilized, or transmission... more...

  • Energy and Social Policy (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Bradshaw; Toby Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Energy price rises have been amongst the biggest change that has taken place in our society over the last few decades. Their impact, particularly when this book was first published in 1983, had a growing importance in social policy, practice and research, and fuel was, and still is, a major public issue. This collection of essays describes how any... more...

  • Power Sector Reform in SubSaharan Africaby John K. Turkson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 133.00

    As part of the wave of liberalisation sweeping most parts of the world, power sectors around the globe are coming under intense scrutiny, with some being restructured. This book presents six-country-case studies to examine the process and implementation experiences of power sector reform in Subsaharan Africa. more...

  • Governing the Energy Transitionby Geert Verbong; Derk Loorbach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.00

    The Energy Transition, the inevitable shift away from cheap, centralized, largely fossil-based energy systems, is one of the core challenges of our time. This book provides a coherent and novel insight into the nature of this challenge and possible strategies to accelerate and guide such transitions. It brings together prominent European scholars... more...

  • Petrostateby Marshall I. Goldman

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 10.99

    In the aftermath of the financial collapse of August 1998, it looked as if Russia's day as a superpower had come and gone. That it should recover and reassert itself after less than a decade is nothing short of an economic and political miracle. Based on extensive research, including several interviews with Vladimir Putin, this revealing book chronicles... more...

  • Energy Sector Management Issues in Chinaby Wenke Han

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    China has been successful in maintaining a high economic growth rate over the past three decades through industrialisation and by becoming the preferred global supplier of manufactured goods and services. As a consequence, the size of energy sector activities has tremendously increased. Poverty eradication and improvement of people's living standard... more...

  • Biokraftstoffe der ersten und zweiten Generationby Tobias Bühler

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 12.19

    Der Energiesektor befindet sich in einer Phase des Wandels. Die bestehenden Strukturen, basierend auf einer zentralistischen Energieversorgung mit fossilen Energieträgern, werden zunehmend in Frage gestellt. Der weltweit steigende Energiebedarf, ausgelöst durch Bevölkerungswachstum, Industrialisierung und Globalisierung, kann allein durch Mineralöl... more...

  • Wirtschaftlichkeit von Biogasanlagenby Steffen Philipp

    Diplomica Verlag 2006; US$ 30.04

    Mit der Novellierung des Gesetzes für den Vorrang Erneuerbarer Energien (EEG-Novelle) im August 2004 ist neue Dynamik in den Biogasbereich gebracht worden. Garantierte Preise für den eingespeisten Strom über 20 Jahre sorgen für Planungssicherheit. Mit dem Anbau von nachwachsenden Rohstoffen und deren Verstromung in Biogasanlagen werden sich viele Agrarbetriebe... more...

  • Political Economy of Energy in Europeby Gunnar Fermann

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 30.95

    Hauptbeschreibung The political economy of energy in Europe is defined by a large majority of states being heavily dependent upon the import of energy from a limited number of energy-producing countries located mainly outside Europe or the EU, and the relative failure of the EU to develop strong common energy policies capable of effectively counteracting... more...

  • Technische Methanolsynthese im Versuchsstand: Heterogene Katalyse bei der Herstellung von Methanolby Karsten Müller

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 18.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Methanol ist eine der wichtigsten Grundstoffe der chemischen Industrie und besitzt auch als Treibstoff und Treibstoffzusatz großes Potential. Alleine im Jahr 2008 wurden 44 Millionen Tonnen Methanol produziert. Angesichts dieser enormen Bedeutung besitzen selbst geringfügige Verbesserungen des Produktionsprozesses erhebliches Potential.... more...