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Energy industries. Energy policy. Fuel trade

  • Wind Powerby Ben Backwell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Wind Power ? The Struggle  for Control of a New Global Industry   looks at the nations, companies and people fighting for control of one of the world?s fastest growing new industries and how we can harness one of the planet?s most powerful energy resources ? wind power. The book also examines the challenges the sector faces as it competes for influence... more...

  • Asia's Energy Challengeby Minsoo Lee; Donghyun Park; Harry D. Saunders

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.00

    This book examines key issues and policy options of developing Asia?s energy security. Rapid growth has transformed Asia?s presence in the world economy. Past growth has dramatically improved Asia?s living standards, lifting millions out of poverty. Future growth will do the same. But, crucially, can Asia secure the energy it needs to fuel this dramatic... more...

  • The Strategic Implications of China's Energy Needsby Philip Andrews-Speed; Xuanli Liao; Roland Dannreuther

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    China is frequently described as a threat to regional and global stability and its rapidly rising demand for imported energy is seens as one cause of this threat.  This book shows that domestic politics and foreign policy have both played a part in China's recent major energy policy decisions. However, China's increasing involvement in the global energy... more...

  • Biorefineriesby Nasib Qureshi; David Hodge; Alain Vertes

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 180.00

    Biorefineries outlines the processes and steps to successfully scale up production of two types of biofuels, butanol and ethanol, from cellulosic residues for commercial purposes. It covers practical topics, including biomass availability, pretreatment, fermentation, and water recycling, as well as policy and economic factors. This reflects the... 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...

  • Energy Balances of OECD Countries 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 168.00

    This volume contains data on the supply and consumption of coal, oil, gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste presented as comprehensive energy balances expressed in million tonnes of oil equivalent. Complete data are available for 2011 and 2012 and supply estimates are available for the most recent year (i.e.2013). Historical tables summarise... more...

  • Energy Statistics of OECD Countries 2014by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 168.00

    This volume contains data on energy supply and consumption in original units for coal, oil, gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste. Complete data are available for 2011 and 2012 and supply estimates are available for the most recent year (i.e. 2013). Historical tables summarise data on production, trade and  final consumption. The book... more...

  • Reactor and Process Design in Sustainable Energy Technologyby Fan Shi

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 155.00

    Reactor Process Design in Sustainable Energy Technology compiles and explains current developments in reactor and process design in sustainable energy technologies, including optimization and scale-up methodologies and numerical methods. Sustainable energy technologies that require more efficient means of converting and utilizing energy can help... more...

  • Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practiceby Ian W.H. Parry; Dirk Heine; Eliza Lis; Shanjun Li

    International Monetary Fund 2014; US$ 14.00

    Energy taxes can produce substantial environmental and revenue benefits and are an important component of countries’ fiscal systems. Although the principle that these taxes should reflect global warming, air pollution, road congestion, and other adverse environmental impacts of energy use is well established, there has been little previous work providing... more...

  • Plunkett’s Education, EdTech & MOOCs Industry Almanac 2014by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2014; US$ 349.99

    Plunkett's Education, EdTech & MOOCs Industry Almanac presents a complete analysis of the business and technology side of education, including software, dedicated tablets designed for school room use, software as a service, online sites and services, textbooks, tests and testing, and all of the latest trends and business models in education, from... more...