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  • Energyby Kelly Kagamas Tomkies

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 34.95

    The energy industry offers some of today's most exciting career opportunities. From creating safer, more efficient means of using traditional energy sources to inventing effective, alternative energy sources, professionals in this field have a major impact on how the world works. Few industries are as much in the global spotlight as this one.Energy... more...

  • The Security of Energy Supply and the Contribution of Nuclear Energyby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 70.00

    What contribution can nuclear energy make to improve the security of energy supply? This study, which examines a selection of OECD member countries, qualitatively and quantitatively validates the often intuitive assumption that, as a largely domestic source of electricity with stable costs and no greenhouse gas emissions during production, nuclear... more...

  • Electric Power and Energy in Chinaby Zhenya Liu

    Wiley 2013; US$ 86.00 US$ 77.40

    The acute energy problems facing China today are characterized by their own histories and realities. Some have come about because of China's energy endowment and stage of development, while others have been created by a combination of domestic and global factors. Some are the results of an accumulation of longstanding contradictions, while others... more...

  • Innovation in Energy Technologyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 77.00

    Innovation in energy technology is becoming increasingly important to meet growing demand for energy amidst concern about the security of energy supplies and calls for greater environmental protection. Governments across the OECD are investing considerable sums in R&D on new energy technologies, such as fuel cells, and seeking ways to speed their deployment... more...

  • Energyby Julie Kerr Casper

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 39.50

    Focuses on Earth energy resources, such as renewable power from water, ocean energy, solar energy, wind energy, and biofuels, as well as non-renewable sources. more...

  • Towards a Sustainable Energy Futureby OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 50.00

    The manner in which we produce and consume energy is of crucial importance to sustainable development, as energy has deep relationships with each of its three dimensions -- the economy, the environment and social welfare. These relationships develop in a fast-moving and complex situation characterised by increasing globalisation, growing market liberalisation... more...

  • Energyby Christian Ngô; Bernard Bigot; Jeremy Hamand

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2010; US$ 43.00

    Energy: Resources, technologies and the environment is aimed at students and professionals as well as anyone interested in having a global vision and perspective on energy. more...

  • Energy Balances of OECD Countries 2011by OECD Publishing; International Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 168.00

    This volume contains data on the supply and consumption of coal, oil, natural gas, electricity, heat, renewables and waste presented as comprehensive energy balances expressed in million tonnes of oil equivalent. Complete data are available for 2008 and 2009 and supply estimates are available for the most recent year (i.e.2010). Historical tables summarise... more...

  • A Student Guide to Energy [5 volumes]by John Mongillo

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 281.00

    With energy issues so much in the news, it is important that students get a clear understanding of how energy is produced and how it affects virtually every aspect of our lives. The multivolume set A Student Guide to Energy does just that, with an accessible introduction to the basic concepts and key topics concerning nonrenewable energy sources,... more...

  • Fuels and Energy From Renewable Resourcesby David A. Tillman

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Fuels and Energy from Renewable Resources is a result of the proceedings of a symposium of the same name, held at the 1977 Fall Meeting of the American Chemical Society. The book addresses the issue of energy planning and includes the incorporation of crop and conifer residues into the development of energy supply. The text covers the different papers... more...