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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.00
Solar electricity ? or photovoltaics (PV) ? is the world's fastest growing energy technology. It can be used on a wide variety of scales, from single dwellings to utility-scale solar farms providing power for whole communities. It can be integrated into existing electricity grids with relative simplicity, meaning that in times of low solar energy... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 145.95
This book covers innovative technologies and approaches for improvement of technical and economic parameters of functional geotechnical systems. The focus is on mathematical modelling of objects and processes, as well as the development of techniques and their control algorithms. The book comprises schemata of practical tasks solving related to mine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
Energy demand reduction is fast becoming a business activity for all companies and organisations because it can increase profits regardless of the nature of their core activity. The International Energy Agency believes that industry could improve its energy efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by almost a third using the best available practices... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95
A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or ?fracking? Across the country, fracking?the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing?is being touted as the nation?s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure us... more...
- World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 24.99
Bangladesh has the world's fastest growing, off-grid solar home system (SHS) coverage. In the past decade, the number of SHS installations has risen phenomenally--from a five-year target of 50,000 in 2003 to 50,000 a month in 2013, with support from the World Bank and other development partners. Even so, only 10 percent of off-grid households have... more...
- Marcel Dekker Inc 2002; US$ 109.95
Professional engineer Hordeski examines the role of new technologies in developing more innovative and cost-effective approaches to energy management. He explores energy usage trends and applications of energy audits; energy sources including heat pumps, solar energy and wind power; the integration more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
Most IEA countries are liberalising their electricity markets, shifting the responsibility for financing new investment in power generation to private investors. No longer able to automatically pass on costs to consumers, and with future prices of electricity uncertain, investors face a much riskier environment for investment in electricity infrastructure. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95
Managing the consumption and conservation of energy in buildings is the concern of both building managers and occupants and this use accounts for about half of UK energy consumption. The need to manage this has been given new emphasis by the introduction of the Climate Change Levy. Energy Management in Buildings introduces students and energy managers... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 159.95
While researchers work overtime to create new technologies and methods of providing energy, it is critical that modern industry makes the most efficient use of the energy that is currently available. The Energy Management and Conservation Handbook offers expert guidance on the planning and design of ?green? technologies. It focuses on management... more...