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    Energy Management for Water Utilities

    Energy costs are a large portion of the operational budget for water and wastewater utilities, second only to staffing. This handbook provides information and insight into energy management strategies that can reduce operational costs, increase operational efficiencies, and develop a more sustainable infrastructure. Following the popular ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Next Generation Hydrogen Production

    Given the pricing volatility of petroleum-based fuels, geopolitical instability influencing their supply and public awareness of their effect on the environment, investors are increasingly supporting clean energy sources. Hydrogen's minimal impact on the environment makes it an excellent potential source for mobile, distributed and even ...

  • Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment

    Due to the mounting demand for energy and increasing population of the world, switching from nonrenewable fossil fuels to other energy sources is not an option—it is a necessity. Focusing on a cost-effective option for the generation of electricity, Wind Energy: Renewable Energy and the Environment covers all facets of wind energy and wind ...

  • Migration and small towns in Pakistan

    Migration has long played a key role in shaping the size and distribution of the population of Pakistan. Since the partition of the British Indian Empire in 1947 and up to recent and on-going conflicts within the region, Pakistan has been the destination for large numbers of cross-border migrants and refugees.These complex and substantial ...

  • Scientific Wet Process Technology for Innovative LSI/FPD Manufacturing

    As science pushes closer toward the atomic size scale, new challenges arise to slow the pace of the miniaturization that has transformed our society and fueled the information age. New technologies are necessary to surpass these obstacles and realize the tremendous growth predicted by Moore´s law. Assembled from the works of pioneering ...

  • Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems

    Power outages have considerable social and economic impacts, and effective protection schemes are crucial to avoiding them. While most textbooks focus on the transmission and distribution aspects of protective relays, Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems is the first to focus on protection of motors and generators from a power ...

  • Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems

    Power outages have considerable social and economic impacts, and effective protection schemes are crucial to avoiding them. While most textbooks focus on the transmission and distribution aspects of protective relays, Protective Relaying for Power Generation Systems is the first to focus on protection of motors and generators from a power ...

  • REN21 - Renewables 2007 Global Status Report

    The Renewables 2007 Global Status Report provides an integrated perspective on the global renewable energy situation. It gives testimony of the undeterred growth of electricity, heat, and fuel production capacities from renewable energy sources, including solar PV, wind power, solar hot water/heating, biofuels, hydropower, and ...

  • Power Distribution Planning Reference Book, Second Edition

    Providing more than twice the content of the original edition, this new edition is the premier source on the selection, development, and provision of safe, high-quality, and cost-effective electric utility distribution systems, and it promises vast improvements in system reliability and layout by spanning every aspect of system planning including ...

  • Power Distribution Planning Reference Book, Second Edition

    Providing more than twice the content of the original edition, this new edition is the premier source on the selection, development, and provision of safe, high-quality, and cost-effective electric utility distribution systems, and it promises vast improvements in system reliability and layout by spanning every aspect of system planning including ...

  • Participatory Governance; Vol 16, No 1 of the Journal Environment and Urbanization

    Are local governments able to give more power to poorer groups? And support their capacities for action and partnership? Are the urban poor able to make a creative contribution to the considerable challenges of urban management? The April 2004 issue of Environment and Urbanization describes how local governments, citizen groups and social ...

  • Electric Power Distribution Handbook

    Generation, transmission, distribution. Of the 'big three' components of the electricity infrastructure, distribution typically gets the least attention. Yet, its impact on reliability, quality of service, and society often make distribution the most critical element. Today, deregulation and the emergence of distributed power generation mean it is ...

  • Designing for Situation Awareness: An Approach to User-Centered Design

    Enhancing situational awareness (SA) is a major design goal for projects in many fields, including aviation, ground transportation, air traffic control, nuclear power, medicine, space and systems maintenance, but little information exists in an integral format to support this. Human factors practitioners can be helped to create designs to support ...

  • Electric Power Distribution Reliability

    Balancing theory, practical knowledge, and real-world applications, this reference consolidates all pertinent topics related to power distribution reliability into one comprehensive volume. Exploring pressing issues in creating and analyzing reliability models, the author highlights the most effective techniques to achieve maximum performance at ...

  • Hydrogen Futures: Toward a Sustainable Energy System

    Fueled by concerns about urban air pollution, energy security, and climate change, the notion of a “hydrogen economy” is moving beyond the realm of scientists and engineers and into the lexicon of political and business leaders. Interest in hydrogen, the simplest and most abundant element in the universe, is also rising due to ...

  • Analysis of Reactor Vessel Radiation Effects Surveillance Programs

    Many factors have combined to accelerate the programs of the members of the electric power industry for the erection of power stations using nuclear ...

  • Project Finance, 3d

    This title explains the basics of project financing and examines the issues involved in the tendering, negotiation, financial structuring, and management of infrastructure and energy projects. It discusses the application of the law to a variety of project types and offers practical advice on how the law works in commercial ...

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