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  • Lignocellulosic Biomass-Energized Fuel Cellsby Xuebing Zhao; Wei Liu; Yulin Deng; J. Y. Zhu

    Momentum Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Fuel cell technology has attracted great interest in recent decades. However, progress in lignocellulosic biomass-energized fuel cells has been slow. This is because that lignocellulosic biomass generally cannot be directly used for electricity generation in a fuel cell with high efficiency. As a renewable resource is available in large quantities... more...

  • Oil Informationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 120.00

    A comprehensive reference book on current developments in oil supply and demand. The first part of this publication contains key data on world production, trade, prices and consumption of major oil product groups, with time series back to the early 1970s. more...

  • Biofuels for Transportby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 94.00

    In the absence of strong government policies, the IEA projects that the worldwide use of oil in transport will nearly double between 2000 and 2030, leading to a similar increase in greenhouse gas emissions.  Biofuels, such as ethanol, biodiesel, and other liquid and gaseous fuels, could offer an important alternative to petroleum over this timeframe... more...

  • Netherlandsby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 94.00

    In pursuing its energy policy targets, namely energy security, environmental protection and economic efficiency, the Netherlands has shown great pragmatism, giving due attention to cost-effectiveness. The country is also to be commended for its sense of innovation, notably in creating and testing methodologies for the use of Kyoto flexible mechanisms,... more...

  • Proceedings of ISES World Congress 2007 (Vol.1-Vol.5)by D. Yogi Goswami; Yuwen Zhao

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 782.79

    ISES Solar World Congress is the most important conference in the solar energy field around the world. The subject of ISES SWC 2007 is Solar Energy and Human Settlement; it is the first time that it is held in China. This book consists of 619 papers and 23 invited papers, whose authors are top scientists and experts in the world. ISES... more...

  • Wind Energy Generationby Olimpo Anaya-Lara; Nick Jenkins; Janaka Ekanayake; Phill Cartwright; Michael Hughes

    Wiley 2011; US$ 86.00 US$ 74.53

    With increasing concern over climate change and the security of energy supplies, wind power is emerging as an important source of electrical energy throughout the world. Modern wind turbines use advanced power electronics to provide efficient generator control and to ensure compatible operation with the power system. Wind Energy Generation describes... more...

  • Power System Relayingby Stanley H. Horowitz; Arun G. Phadke

    Wiley 2008; US$ 140.00 US$ 121.33

    The previous two editions of Power System Relaying offer comprehensive and accessible coverage of the theory and fundamentals of relaying and have been widely adopted on university and industry courses worldwide. With the third edition, the authors have added new and detailed descriptions of power system phenomena such as stability, system-wide protection... more...

  • Insulators for Icing and Polluted Environmentsby Masoud Farzaneh; William A. Chisholm

    Wiley 2009; US$ 191.00 US$ 165.53

    Learn to correct icing and pollution problems in electrical line insulation Written by prominent experts in the field, this book takes an in-depth look at the issues of electrical insulators for icing and polluted environments. It shows: Engineers and environmental specialists how to carry out appropriate insulator contamination measurements,... more...

  • Electrical Power System Essentialsby Pieter Schavemaker; Lou van der Sluis

    Wiley 2008; US$ 86.00 US$ 74.53

    Much of the basic hardware that generates, transmits and distributes electricity has changed little over the past century. However, the techniques applied in the power system have advanced, leading to greater transformer efficiency and more economic transmission and distribution. As the demand for electricity in both the developed and developing world... more...

  • Flexible Solar Cellsby Mario Pagliaro; Giovanni Palmisano; Rosaria Ciriminna

    Wiley 2008; US$ 123.00 US$ 106.60

    With the decline in the world's natural resources, the need for new and cheaper energy sources is evolving. One such source is the sun which generates heat and light which can be harnessed and used to our advantage. This reference book introduces the topic of photovoltaics in the form of flexible solar cells. There are explanations of the principles... more...