337 pages , Earthscan , 2009 Faced with the twin threats of peak oil and climate change, many governments have turned for an answer to the apparent panacea of biofuels. Yet, increasingly, the progressive implementation of this solution demonstrates that the promise of biofuels as a replacement to fossil fuels is in fact a mirage that, if followed, risks leaving us short ...[Read More]
320 pages , Chelsea Green Publishing , 2015-07-22 Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. And nowhere are those remedies more needed and desired than in our cities.The Permaculture City provides practical guidance and plenty of examples for creating abundant food,...[Read More]
48 pages , Heinemann-Raintree Library , 2004 Examines the difference between renewable and nonrenewable energy sources, and whether there is an energy crisis; and discusses the sun, biomass, wind, and moving water as sources of energy.
471 pages , Nova Publishers , 2007 Presents state of the art applications of artificial intelligence in energy and renewable energy systems design and modelling. This title covers such topics as solar energy, wind energy, biomass and hydrogen as well as building services systems, power generation systems, combustion processes and refrigeration.
251 pages , New Age International , 2007-01-01 This Book Can Be Used As A Text Book For The Under Graduate As Well As Post Graduate Curriculum Of Different Universities And Engineering Institutions. Working Personnel, Engaged In Designing, Installing And Analyzing Of Different Renewable Energy Systems, Can Make Good Use Of This Book In Course Of Their Scheduled Activitie...[Read More]
Renewable Energy and the National Energy Strategy Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session, April 30, 1992
584 pages , 2017-11 The provision of sustainable energy supplies for an expanding and increasingly productive world is one of the major issues facing civilisation today. Renewable Energy examines both the practical and economic potential of the renewable energy sources to meet this challenge. The underlyingphysical and technological principles behind deriving power from direct s...[Read More]
210 pages , Springer , 2017-02-20 The book analyzes the problems and potential of renewable energy development for the Coachella Valley of California and provides a useful case study for renewable energy feasibility assessments for other areas. A conceptual model, Integrated Policy Assessment Theory for Renewable Energy, is given and justified for renewable energy develo...[Read More]
168 pages , World Bank Publications , 2012-07-06 Scaling-up renewals requires expanding electricity grids. Policy makers, regulators, and utilities, are working together to ensure renewable energy goals are not held back by the lack of transmission.
362 pages , 2014 In this new edition of Renewable Energy Systems, globally recognized renewable energy researcher and professor, Henrik Lund, sets forth a straightforward, comprehensive methodology for comparing different energy systems' abilities to integrate fluctuating and intermittent renewable energy sources. The book does this by presenting an energy system analysis method...[Read More]