energy production technology Books

  • Advanced Lighting Controls: Energy Savings, Productivity, Technology & Applications

    Written for engineers, architects, lighting designers, electrical contractors, distributors, and building owners and managers, this important guide to advanced lighting controls will bring you up to speed on the latest trends, technologies, codes and design techniques which are shaping the selection and implementation of lighting control systems ...

  • Hydrogen Materials Science and Chemistry of Carbon Nanomaterials

    The 2003 International Conference 'Hydrogen Materials Science and Chemistry of Carbon Nanomaterials' was held in September 2003. In the tradition of the earlier ICHMS conferences, this meeting served as an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of the most recent research on transition to hydrogen-based energy systems, ...

  • Hydrogen Energy System

    In the near future the world will need to convert to a suitable, clean energy supply: one that will meet the demands of an increasing population while giving few environmental problems. One such possible supply is hydrogen. Hydrogen Energy System describes the present status of hydrogen as an energy supply, as well as its prospect in the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Product Engineering

    This book contains an edited version of the lectures and selected contributions presented during the Advanced Summer Institute on 'Product Engineering: Eco-Design, Technologies and Green Energy' organized at the Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania, July 14-21, 2004.In the last few decades Product Engineering has become a multidisciplinary ...

  • Hydrogen Power: Theoretical and Engineering Solutions

    This volume contains selected contributions to the second Hydrogen Power, Theoretical and Engineering Solutions, International Symposium (HYPOTHESIS II), held in Grimstad, Norway, from 18 to 22 August, 1997. The more than one hundred papers submitted to this conference represent the efforts of research groups from all over the world. The ...

  • Energy Subsidies: Lessons Learned in Assessing their Impact and Designing Policy Reforms

    Published in Association with the United Nations Environment Programme. The need to reform energy subsidies was one of the pressing issues highlighted at the World Summit on Sustainable Development. Many types of subsidy, especially those that encourage the production and use of fossil fuel, and other non-renewable forms of energy, are harmful to ...

  • Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal Systems

    Solar photovoltaics is one of the most promising renewable energy technologies, producing electricity on site directly from the solar radiation without harming the environment and depletion of materials. The Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal (BIPVT) system is a technology which merges PV and thermal systems, simultaneously providing both ...

  • Sustainable Energy Technologies

    This book provides an up-to-date review of the status and prospects of different options in energy conversion and storage technologies, as seen by a panel of world leading experts. It offers a platform for readers engaged in planning and undertaking new energy solutions or retrofitting and redesigning the existing installations to confront and to ...

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