Clean Energy Books

  • Catalysts for Alcohol-Fuelled Direct Oxidation Fuel Cells

    Energy and environment issues are of paramount importance to achieve the sustainable development of our society. Alcohol-fuelled direct oxidation fuel cells (DOFCs), as a clean and highly-efficient energy harvesting engine, have attracted intensive research activity over recent decades. Electrocatalysts are the material at the very heart of the ...

  • Pilot International Newsletter

    The Conference proceedings for the Innovation and Sustainability Conference & Expo 24-27 August 2011, Kampala Uganda which brought together the leaders in renewable energy, exhibitors, investors and clean technology providers from around the world to engage, interact with each other, exchange business contacts and forge partnerships, was ...

  • 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 ...

  • Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009 Report

    UNEP SEFI and New Energy Finance are pleased to release this year's Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment 2009 Report. The report provides an overview of capital flows and an analysis of the trends in sustainable energy investment activity.This annual report is considered by many to be the most authoritative appraisal of clean energy ...

  • Access to Sustainable Energy: What role for international oil and gas companies? Focus on Nigeria

    Development experts agree that ensuring access to sustainable modern energy services is critical to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. According to the UNDP, some 2.4 billion people still use traditional biomass fuels for cooking, while around 1.6 billion people have no access to electricity.This report explores how international oil and ...

  • International Handbook on the Economics of Energy

    As an essential component for economic growth, energy has a significant impact on the global economy. The need to meet growing energy demand has prompted cutting-edge innovation in clean technology in an attempt to realise environmental and cost objectives, whilst ensuring the security of energy supply. This Handbook offers a comprehensive review ...

  • Clean Technology 2008: CD-ROM

    These proceedings from the 2008 CTSI conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading clean tech scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into one easy-to-use CD-ROM to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of clean technology. The CD covers bioenergy fuels, ...

  • The Kyoto Protocol, the Clean Development Mechanism, and the Building and Construction Sector

    Buildings are responsible for more than one third of total energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions globally, both in developed and developing countries. The potential for drastic reductions of the energy consumption in buildings is significant. However, research presented in this report indicates that the Clean Development Mechanism ...

  • Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment Report (2008):

    This report presents the financial perspective, or ‘dollar view’, of the current state of play in sustainable energy development. The analysis in this report consists of actual data on the different types of capital fl ows and their movement over time, combined with analysis of regional and sectoral trends. This information is intended ...

  • Energizing Cleaner Production : A Guide for Trainers

    This guide Energizing Cleaner Production - a Guide for Trainers, includes a Management Course for company managers, which outlines an approach to improve energy effciency, more effective national policies, mechanisms to finance projects, and the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol. The Guide also includes a Technical Course providing ...

  • The Hydrogen Economy : A non-technical review

    Hydrogen holds out the promise of a truly sustainable global energy future. As a clean energy carrier that can be produced from any primary energy source, hydrogen used in highly efficient fuel cells could prove to be the answer to our growing concerns about energy security, urban pollution and climate change. This prize surely warrants the ...

  • L"Economie de L"Hydrogene : Une etude generale

    Hydrogen holds out the promise of a truly sustainable global energy future. As a clean energy carrier that can be produced from any primary energy source, hydrogen used in highly efficient fuel cells could prove to be the answer to our growing concerns about energy security, urban pollution and climate change. This prize surely warrants the ...

  • Basic Practice Series: Clean Water Act

    Get the facts quickly on environmental, energy and resources law issues with these practice-oriented guides! The Basic Practice Series is an essential library providing concise information in an easy-to-use format. Each volume focuses on either a specific statute or an area of concentration within environmental, energy, or resources law. Whether ...

  • Legal aspects in the implementation of CDM forestry projects

    Among the various innovative instruments linked to the Kyoto Protocol is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which offers developed countries a chance to offset some of their greenhouse gas emissions by funding development projects in areas such as renewable energy and forestry. Over the last two years, the rules of the CDM and those relating ...

  • Legal Aspects in the Implementation of CDM Forestry Projects

    Among the various innovative instruments linked to the Kyoto Protocol is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which offers developed countries a chance to offset some of their greenhouse gas emissions by funding development projects in areas such as renewable energy and forestry. Over the last two years, the rules of the CDM and those relating ...

  • 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 ...

  • Clean Energy

    Clean Energy presents a broad survey of the energy problems facing society over the coming decades and the prospects for their solution. The book emphasizes the importance of developing a strategy for the world's future energy supply. The strategy must take into account: the finite supplies of natural gas and petroleum; the increased consumption ...

  • Clean Development Mechanism, (The). Implications for energy and sustainable agriculture and rural development projects (En)

    Series: Environment and Natural Resources SeriesThe international community is increasingly aware of the dangers of climate change and is steadily advancing towards the design of mechanisms to mitigate its adverse impacts and adapt to its consequences. The creation of the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change and its Kyoto ...

  • Open For Business: Entrepreneurs, Clean Energy and Sustainable Development

    Over the past decade, much has been learned about sustainable development, including the essential role that energy plays. As experience with many clean energy technologies increases, so does technical progress, which has dramatically lowered the cost of energy from sources such as biomass technologies and wind energy. The focus has now shifted ...

  • Combustion Technology for a Clean Environment: Selected Papers for the Proceedings of the Third International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-6, 1995

    The more than 90 refereed papers in this volume continue a series of biannual benchmarks for technologies that maximize energy conversion while minimizing undesirable emissions. Covering the entire range of industrial and transport combustion as well as strategies for energy research and development, these state-of-the-art will be indispensable to ...

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