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Energy industries. Energy policy. Fuel trade

  • Dezentrale Energiesystemeby

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2006; US$ 770.00

    Das Buch geht auf ein sehr breites Spektrum von verschiedenen Technologien ein und erörtert ausführlich deren thermodynamische, betriebliche, wirtschaftliche und ökologische Grundlagen. Neben konventionellen Energietechniken zur Wärme- und Stromerzeugung werden vor allem die Kraft-Wärme-Kopplung, innovative Technologien wie Brennstoffzellen und die... more...

  • Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuelsby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95

    Biofuels and food are dependent on the same resources for production: land, water, and energy. The conjuncture of food, energy, and climate crises demands a new direction in how to harness agriculture to the joint tasks of energy-saving, emissions reduction, and food security. Global Economic and Environmental Aspects of Biofuels focuses on the... more...

  • The EU-Russian Energy Dialogueby Pami Aalto

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    EU-Russian energy dialogue represents a policy issue that forces us to take a serious look at several crucial questions related to the present and future of Europe. This book not only outlines the overall characteristics of the energy dialogue, but also illustrates the involved policy implementation challenges by paying special attention to the regional... more...

  • Modelling Distributed Energy Resources in Energy Service Networksby Salvador Acha

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2013; US$ 75.00

    Focuses on modelling two key infrastructures (natural gas and electrical) in urban energy systems with embedded technologies (cogeneration and electric vehicles) to optimise the operation of natural gas and electrical infrastructures under the presence of distributed energy resources more...

  • Mit eigenen Augenby Roland Adrowitzer

    Styria Premium 2013; US$ 9.32

    Der im internationalen Maßstab kleine ORF unterhält ein Netz an Auslandskorrespondenten, um das ihn viel größere Rundfunkanstalten beneiden. Aus 16 Metropolen der Welt berichten 25 kompetente Journalistinnen und Journalisten des ORF Tag für Tag in Fernsehen, Radio und Internet. Sie erläutern komplexe Zusammenhänge, ordnen die aktuellen Ereignisse ein... more...

  • Oil and Gas in Africaby The African Development Bank

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    The book, a joint work of the African Development Bank and the African Union, presents a comprehensive analysis of the oil and gas resources in Africa. It uniquely highlights, through country examples, and with an African focus but a global perspective, the specific challenges and constraints facing the continent as a whole in the exploitation and... more...

  • Intellectual Property for Economic Developmentby S. Ahn; B. H. Hall; K. Lee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Protection of intellectual property rights (IPRs) serves a dual role in economic development. While it promotes innovation by providing legal protection of inventions, it may retard catch-up and learning by restricting the diffusion of innovations. Does stronger IPR protection in a developing country encourage technology development in or technology... more...

  • Smart Marketby Christian Aichele; Oliver D. Doleski

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 69.99

    Mehr Markt wagen! ? Die Ausgestaltung dieses Postulats liefert einen wichtigen Beitrag zum Gelingen der deutschen Energiewende. Die Bundesnetzagentur hat mit ihrem vielbeachteten Eckpunktepapier zu intelligenten Netzen und Märkten diesen Weg in Richtung mehr Markt in der Energiewirtschaft gewiesen. Die darin geforderte Differenzierung in eine Netz-... more...

  • The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvementsby Blake Alcott; Mario Giampietro; Kozo Mayumi; John Polimeni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00

    ?The Jevons Paradox?, which was first expressed in 1865 by William Stanley Jevons in relation to use of coal, states that an increase in efficiency in using a resource leads to increased use of that resource rather than to a reduction. This has subsequently been proved to apply not just to fossil fuels, but other resource use scenarios. For example,... more...