Domestic Energy Books

  • Wind Energy Report – Market Research

    This global wind energy market research report contains a full wind energy analysis of wind power developments, – worldwide and by country. The Wind energy research looks at on and offshore wind power, the advantages and disadvantages of wind energy and wind energy forecasts through to 2020. This combined with a wind energy analysis of the ...

  • Solar Cell Technology and Applications

    Solar cell technology will not realize its full potential until mass scale photovoltaic conversion for domestic, commercial, and industrial applications become economically feasible. This volume brings active researchers and potential manufacturers and investors up to date on the newest advances in the field, covering the latest in materials ...

  • Worldwatch Report: Renewable Revolution: Low-Carbon Energy by 2030

    SummaryHumanity can prevent catastrophic climate change if we act now and adopt policies that reduce energy usage by unleashing the full potential of energy efficiency in concert with renewable energy resources. However, this goal is not likely to be achieved if our only measure of success is emissions reductions; climate change is fundamentally a ...

  • Powering China’s Development: The Role of Renewable Energy

    SummaryChina’s need for secure, affordable, and environmentally sustainable energy for its 1.3 billion people is palpable. In 2006, China’s energy use was already the second highest in the world, having nearly doubled in the last decade, and its electricity use is growing even faster, having doubled since 2000. With both ...

  • Process Matters : Sustainable Development and Domestic Trade Transparency

    Process Matters contributes to a growing literature on the national trade policy process. Does an open and transparent process alter the way a government perceives the public interest? Or is trade policy still dominated by whoever has the ear of government? These questions are addressed in case studies of Canada, Norway, the Netherlands, Brazil, ...

  • Sustainable Development for the Second World: Ukraine and the Nations in Transition

    The 27 nations of the Second World—the former Soviet Union and its Central and Eastern European satellites—are undergoing a wrenching transition following the collapse of communism. The process is complicated by the history and legacy of communist rule, including severe economic, governance, and environmental problems. In some of these ...

  • American Energy - The Renewable Path to Energy Security

    America is a nation blessed with bountiful natural resources and boundless entrepreneurial spirit.We have always prospered by facing daunting challenges and transforming them into opportunities for innovation, industry, and growth. From the opening of the transcontinental railway to the development of the microchip and the Internet revolution, ...

  • Energy Resources and Systems

    This is a comprehensive book that addresses renewable, non-renewable, and future energy sources and their utilization. All current and potential future energy sources are discussed in great details including the type of energy, methods of converting the energy to useful forms, the engineering design issues associated with the energy conversion ...

  • Energy Resources in East Africa

    East African states have historically shared several resources including energy and common heritage of its people. This book provides information on available sources of energy in the region and how the energy suppliers can exploit them in an integrated form to produce the right blend of energy for various applications e.g., industrial, domestic ...

  • Sustainability in Energy and Buildings

    This volume represents the proceedings of the First International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings, SEB’09, held in the City of Brighton and Hove in the United Kingdom, organized by KES International with the assistance of the World Renewable Energy Congress / Network, and hosted by the University of Brighton. KES International ...

  • The Acheulian Site of Gesher Benot Ya’aqov Volume II

    The manipulation of fire by early hominins was a turning point in our evolutionary history. Once 'domesticated', fire provided warmth, light and protection from predators, as well as enabling the exploitation of a new range of foods. This book presents the spatial analyses of burned and unburned flint items which provide evidence for the ...

  • Silicone Elastomers 2011

    Silicone elastomers have a unique combination of properties not found with organic elastomers, such as stability over a very wide temperature range, good electrical properties and environmental resistance, no smell or taste, high biocompatibility, low softness without plasticizers, and high colourability and transparency. Despite their relatively ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    The conference included various aspects of thermophotovoltaics, including systems, emitters, and cells. Key papers also dealt with TPV modules, recovery of high-temperature industrial waste heat, stand-alone gas furnaces, and military applications. TPV operates on the same physical principles as photovoltaics. However, it uses infrared radiation ...

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