Books

  • Our Renewable Future - Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy

    The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world. By the end of the century (and perhaps sooner), we will shift from fossil fuel dependence to rely primarily on renewable sources like solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal power. Driven by the need to avert catastrophic climate change and by the depletion of easily ...

  • Introduction to Renewable Energy, Second Edition

    This book integrates economic, social, environmental, policy and engineering issues related to renewable energy. It covers fundamentals, including the transfer of energy, as well as the limitations of natural resources. Starting with solar power, the text illustrates how energy from the sun is transferred and stored; used for heating, cooling and ...

  • Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    All energy sources affect the environment in which we live. While fossil fuels may essentially do more harm, renewable energy sources can also pose a threat to the environment. Allowing for the various renewable energy sources: solar, wind, hydro, biomass, and geothermal, Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy examines the environmental effects ...

  • Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition

    Geothermal Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment, Second Edition expounds on the geothermal industry, exploring the expansion, growth, and development of geothermal systems. This text covers every area of geothermal energy, including environmental and economic issues, and technological advancements.Considers the Vast Technological ...

  • World Energy Outlook 2013

    In a world where big differences in regional energy prices impact competitiveness, who are the potential winners and losers? Huge volumes of oil are needed to meet growing demand and offset declines in existing fields. Where will it all come from? What could trigger a rapid convergence in natural gas prices between Asia, Europe and North America, ...

  • The Smart Grid Business 2012 to 2017

    The definitive resource for Smart Grid Research, combining clearly defined Market Sizing Statistics with Financial Analysis of Merger, Acquisition and Investment.Why Buy this Report?Get valuable information about the size and structure of the Smart Grid business. What is the forecast demand for Smart Grid products to ...

  • Bioenergy - the Swedish experience

    Bioenergy is the leading energy source in Sweden today. The Swedish energy system has gone through a major transformation. In the 1970s oil was totally dominating. Today, oil is almost entirely a transport fuel, whereas bioenergy has taken over in district heating, and plays a major role in indutry and in electricity production. People from around ...

  • Renewable Energy Applications for Freshwater Production

    Worldwide, many regions have a great potential to cover part of their pressing water needs by renewable energy powered water treatment processes using either thermal or membrane based technologies. Not only arid and semiarid regions are increasingly exposed to water shortage but also many other regions face a limitation of freshwater resources ...

  • Catalysts for Alcohol-Fuelled Direct Oxidation Fuel Cells

    Energy and environment issues are of paramount importance to achieve the sustainable development of our society. Alcohol-fuelled direct oxidation fuel cells (DOFCs), as a clean and highly-efficient energy harvesting engine, have attracted intensive research activity over recent decades. Electrocatalysts are the material at the very heart of the ...

  • Chemical and Biochemical Catalysis for Next Generation Biofuels

    The development of renewable and sustainable lignocellulosic biofuels is currently receiving worldwide attention and investment. Despite decades of research, there remain significant challenges to be overcome before these biofuels can be produced in large volumes at competitive prices. One obstacle is the lack of efficient and affordable catalytic ...

  • Biofuels Handbook

    Petroleum-based fuels are well-established products that have served industry and consumers for more than one hundred years. However petroleum, once considered inexhaustible, is now being depleted at a rapid rate. As the amount of available petroleum decreases, the need for alternative technologies to produce liquid fuels that could potentially ...

  • Wind Energy M&A Report 2010: Value Drivers and Acquisition Multiples for European & North American Wind Transactions

    This report focuses on analyzing transaction multiples, based on public & proprietary databases. Unlike classic market research or general reports on M&A activity in the wind market, it aims to:· Provide Wind Players with reliable benchmarks for valuing wind farms and portfolios, in tandem with other valuation methodologies (DCF, etc.).· Segment ...

  • Energy Efficiency in Wastewater Treatment in North America: A Compendium of Best Practices and Case Studies of Novel Approaches

    After manpower, energy is the highest operating cost item for most the wastewater utilities. Over the last decade, the implementation of new technologies to meet new effluent limits and water quality standards has considerably increased energy consumption by the sector. The price of energy has also substantially increased in the same period. In ...

  • Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    These two volumes feature over 325 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.02 covers: Nuclear Technology and Applications—standards cover behavior and use of nuclear structural materials, dosimetry for radiation processing, food irradiation processing and packaging, nuclear radiation metrology, and decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear ...

  • Gaseous Fuels; Coal and Coke

    Under the heading of gaseous fuels, this volume provides tables and practices for sampling and calculating thermophysical properties. In addition, several tests define methods for analyzing the properties of gaseous fuels. Other tests and practices evaluate properties of coal and coke. ...

  • Gaseous Fuels; Coal and Coke

    Under the heading of gaseous fuels, this volume provides tables and practices for sampling and calculating thermophysical properties. In addition, several tests define methods for analyzing the properties of gaseous fuels. Other tests and practices evaluate properties of coal and coke. ...

  • Nuclear (II), Solar, and Geothermal Energy

    These two volumes feature over 325 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.02 covers: Nuclear Technology and Applications—standards cover behavior and use of nuclear structural materials, dosimetry for radiation processing, food irradiation processing and packaging, nuclear radiation metrology, and decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear ...

  • Nuclear Energy (I)

    These two volumes feature over 325 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.01 focuses on materials for nuclear reactor applications and covers: Fuel and Fertile Materials—property requirements for fuel and other related subjects. Nuclear Grade Materials—standard procedures for chemical, mass spectrometric, spectrochemical, nuclear, and ...

  • Nuclear Energy (I)

    These two volumes feature over 325 nuclear-related standards.Volume 12.01 focuses on materials for nuclear reactor applications and covers: Fuel and Fertile Materials—property requirements for fuel and other related subjects. Nuclear Grade Materials—standard procedures for chemical, mass spectrometric, spectrochemical, nuclear, and ...

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