Tar Sands Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent, Revised and Updated Edition


Published in: Google Books > Political Science > renewable energy | Published on 20/May/2018 00:46

240 pages , Greystone Books Ltd , 2010-08-01
Tar Sands critically examines the frenzied development in the Canadian tar sands and the far-reaching implications for all of North America. Bitumen, the sticky stuff that ancients used to glue the Tower of Babel together, is the world’s most expensive hydrocarbon. This difficult-to-find resource has made Canada the number-o...[Read More]



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Sustainable Home Refurbishment The Earthscan Expert Guide to Retrofitting Homes for Efficiency


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > renewable energy | Published on 19/May/2018 17:33

192 pages , Earthscan , 2010
A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at: draught-proofing, insulation and damp ventilation, heating and cooling electrical efficiency and renewable ene...[Read More]



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Finance Policy for Renewable Energy and a Sustainable Environment


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > renewable energy | Published on 19/May/2018 06:52

258 pages , CRC Press , 2014-03-18
Environmental finance is about creating the greatest environmental benefit for the largest number of people at the lowest possible cost. That is the first and most important principle listed in Finance Policy for Renewable Energy and a Sustainable Environment. Focusing on what the author considers to be the 23 principles of environmenta...[Read More]



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Renewable Energy Strategies for Europe: Electricity systems and primary electricity sources


Published in: Google Books > Technology & Engineering > renewable energy | Published on 18/May/2018 19:53

128 pages , Earthscan , 1995
Published in association with The Royal Institute of International AffairsTechnologies for generating electricity from primary renewable sources hydro, wind, solar cells, wave and tidal power - are developing rapidly. So too are Europes electricity systems, which are undergoing momentous change as governments and the European Commission move ...[Read More]



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The Renaissance of Renewable Energy


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > renewable energy | Published on 18/May/2018 15:16

304 pages , Cambridge University Press , 2015-03-16
This is a book that tackles the most important issue of our age in a highly informative, accessible and engaging way.



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Benefits, Barriers, and Opportunities for Renewable Energy Outreach in Extension A Mixed-Methods Needs Assessment


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2016
A large-scale transition to renewable energy sources will become increasingly appealing as the issues of federal regulation, climate change, and decreased fossil fuel energy return on energy investment become more prevalent. Although renewable resources remain a small portion of the nation0́9s and Utah0́9s energy portfolio mix, current power purchase agreements indicate an impend...[Read More]



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Renewable Energy in Iceland


Published in: Google Books > > renewable energy | Published on 17/May/2018 21:41

156 pages , Book on Demand Limited , 2012-07
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! About 81 percent of total primary energy supply in Iceland is derived from domestically produced renewable energy sources. In 2007, geothermal energy provided about 66 percent of primary energy, the share of hydropower was 15 percent, and fossil fuels (mainly oil) 19 percent. The mai...[Read More]



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The Renewable Energy Handbook The Updated Comprehensive Guide to Renewable Energy and Independent Living


Published in: Google Books > House & Home > renewable energy | Published on 17/May/2018 04:30

496 pages , 2009
Provides background information, purchasing data, and step-by-step instructions for operating boats, RVs, or homes and creating energy for hot water and heating with renewable energy sources.



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Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database (Fact Sheet).


Published in: Google Books > > renewable energy | Published on 17/May/2018 01:32

2 pages , 2013
This fact sheet provides an overview of the Indian Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy Database (IREEED) developed in collaboration by the United States Department of Energy and India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. IREEED provides succinct summaries of India's central and state government policies and incentives related to renewable energy and e...[Read More]



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Power Electronic Converters Dynamics and Control in Conventional and Renewable Energy Applications


Published in: Google Books > Science > renewable energy | Published on 15/May/2018 09:28

720 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2018-01-04
Filling the need for a reference that explains the behavior of power electronic converters, this book provides information currently unavailable in similar texts on power electronics. Clearly organized into four parts, the first treats the dynamics and control of conventional converters, while the second part covers the dynamics...[Read More]



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Renewable Energy for Your Home Using Off-grid Energy to Reduce Your Footprint, Lower Your Bills and be More Self-sufficient


Published in: Google Books > House & Home > renewable energy | Published on 14/May/2018 14:55

192 pages , Ulysses Press , 2009
Offers recommendations for green-conscious homeowners on alternative home-energy options such as solar and wind that best suit a house, lifestyle, and budget.



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Renewable Energy Technologies A Review of the Status and Costs of Selected Technologies


Published in: Google Books > Business & Economics > renewable energy | Published on 13/May/2018 16:36

169 pages , World Bank Publications , 1994
World Bank Technical Paper 240. Uses the findings of more than 50 studies on the historic and projected costs of renewable energy technologies to develop a common basis for comparing the costs of photovoltaics, solar-thermal, and biomass technologi



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