Energy Research Books

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Polymer Membranes for Fuel Cells

    This book offers one of the most comprehensive reviews written by a large number of experts in the field of development of polymeric membranes for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (PEMFC). Readers of the book will feel tremendous enthusiasm that is caused when social necessity for alternative energy sources is combined with intellectual ...

  • Hydrogen-based Autonomous Power Systems

    “Hydrogen-based Autonomous Power Systems” analyses the introduction of hydrogen energy technologies in autonomous power systems based on renewable energy sources (RES). The book contains a review of hydrogen technologies suitable for RES-based autonomous power systems, presents already-existing demonstration hydrogen-based power systems, and ...

  • Innovation and Technology - Strategies and Policies

    Innovation and Technology - Strategies and Policies contains a selection of outstanding contributions by world experts on how a culture of innovation is able to produce a response to fast global changes affecting society. The book describes major evolutionary directions and foreseen trends in: environment versus industry; technology ...

  • Proceedings of ISES World Congress 2007 (Vol.1-Vol.5)

    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 SWC 2007 ...

  • Socio-Economic Impacts of Bioenergy Production

    Around the world, many countries are increasing efforts to promote biomass production for industrial uses including biofuels and bio-products such as chemicals and bio-plastic. Against a backdrop of lively public debate on sustainability, bioenergy wields both positive and negative impacts upon a variety of environmental and socio-economic issues. ...

  • Underground Coal Gasification and Combustion

    Underground Coal Gasification and Combustion provides a comprehensive overview of the development of UCG, its current situation, and likely future directions. After an introductory part reviewing the history of UCG, following sections focus on UCG technology and modern UCG projects. Final chapters address prospective technologies. Underground coal ...

  • Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption

    This volume is a result of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop that took place in Naples, Italy on July 4 through 7 of 2007. The workshop brought together the top researchers in energy technology, energy analysis, energy economics, and environmental economics from NATO countries, partner countries and Mediterranean Action countries. The book, like ...

  • Client Strategies for Alternative Energy and Efficiency: Leading Lawyers on Utilizing New Resources, Building Relationships with Environmental Agencies, and Monitoring Trends for Clients (Inside the Minds)

    This product provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on assisting clients in implementing green energy processes into their current operations. It guides the reader through the stages of researching, investing in, and developing a program for energy efficiency and energy production in order to meet new regulatory standards and take ...

  • Biofuels, Solar and Wind as Renewable Energy Systems

    With shortages of fossil energy, especially oil and natural gas, and heavy biomass energy use occurring in both developed and developing countries, a major focus has developed worldwide on renewable energy systems. Renewable energy systems include wind power, biomass, photovoltaics, hydropower, solar thermal, thermal ponds, and biogas. Currently, ...

  • Coal Combustion Byproducts and Environmental Issues

    Coal Combustion Byproducts and Environmental Issues addresses the major implications and critical issues surrounding coal combustion products and their impact upon the environment. It provides essential information for scientists conducting research on coal and coal combustion products, but also serves as a valuable reference for a wide variety of ...

  • Biofuels

    With the dwindling supplies of fossil fuels and growing concerns regarding climate changes due to green house gasses from these fuels, public opinion has swung dramatically towards favoring the development of renewable energy sources. In Biofuels: Methods and Protocols, career-long experts explore a full range of methods for bioenergy covering ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption

    This volume is a result of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop that took place in Naples, Italy on July 4 through 7 of 2007. The workshop brought together the top researchers in energy technology, energy analysis, energy economics, and environmental economics from NATO countries, partner countries and Mediterranean Action countries. The book, like ...

  • International Workshop on Advanced Material for New and Renewable Energy

    The International Workshop on Advanced Material for New and Renewable Energy is organized by the Research Center for Physics, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), in co-operation with ASEAN Sub Committee on Material Science and Technology (SCMST) and Sub Committee on Non-Conventional Energy Research (SCNCER). Its primary objective is to ...

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