202 pages , Earthscan , 2004 How can the European Union meet its commitment to provide a significant proportion of its energy needs from renewable sources by the year 2020? And which sources offer the best prospects for realising this goal? These key questions are answered in this book, which analyses the current situation of renewable energy technology in Europe, examin...[Read More]
288 pages , Routledge , 2012-06-25 Understanding why renewable energy policies succeed and fail is essential for a range of stakeholders in the energy and environmental sectors. Clear information on why and how to secure successful renewable energy markets is much needed. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics meets that need, bringing together the experience of world lead...[Read More]
Universal-Publishers , 2009-01-07 This dissertation demonstrates a breadth and depth of knowledge about its subject that can only come from a truly experienced businessman. Drawing upon his life experience as well as scholarly sources, Dr. Amaya clearly and precisely sheds a fresh light of insight upon such subjects as renewable energy, market conditions and operations, and the ...[Read More]
248 pages , Rocky Mountain Books Ltd , 2018-10-23 Follow the journey of a Canadian and Indian couple, Savannah and Sandeep, as they travel the world to capture the human side of one of the biggest energy transitions of our times - the global shift from fossil fuels to renewables. In this exciting and provocative new book, readers are taken into the homes of the coal mine...[Read More]
2715 pages , Pergamon Press , 2000 The World Renewable Energy Congress is a key event at the start of the 21st century. It is a vital forum for researchers with an interest in helping renewables to reach their full potential. The effects of global warming and pollution are becoming more apparent for all to see - and the development of renewable solutions to these problem...[Read More]
120 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2011-11-28 This translation of a German title, which was enthusiastically received by a wide audience, collects contributions by leading and well-known scientists in the area explaining the technical basics of photovoltaic, solar thermal energy, wind and water power as well as geothermal energy. In an easily accessible yet sober way, the b...[Read More]
286 pages , Routledge , 2016-08-19 Winner of the 2017 EDRA Great Places Award (Research Category) The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy...[Read More]
601 pages , Taylor & Francis , 2006 Retaining the successful format of the first edition and building on its solid grounding in the principles of renewable energy resources, this second edition has been revised in line with the latest advances in the field to include new technologies and an assessment of their impact. Considering each technology in depth from both scient...[Read More]
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.