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  1. Feed-in Tariffs

    Accelerating the Deployment of Renewable Energy

    By Miguel Mendonca

    A feed-in tariff is a renewable energy law that obliges energy suppliers to buy electricity produced from renewable resources at a fixed price, usually over a fixed period - even from householders. These legal guarantees ensure investment security, and the support of all viable renewable energy...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science and Technology

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its stability in soil and superior nutrient-retention properties...

    Published March 12th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Whole System Design

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering

    By Peter Stansinoupolos, Michael H Smith, Karlson Hargroves, Cheryl Desha

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic...

    Published December 19th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Wind Energy Pocket Reference

    By Niels I. Meyer, Peter Hjuler Jensen, Niels Gylling Mortensen, Flemming Oster

    Edited by David Thorpe, ISES (International Solar Energy Society)

    Series: Energy Pocket Reference

    Prepared and peer-reviewed by some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use pocket reference offers a wealth of information relating to wind energy and wind energy technologies. Topics covered range from wind resources to wind turbines, covering offshore and onshore power, both...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Energy Security

    By Sascha Muller-Kraenner

    'Essential reading.' Bernice Lee, Chatham House 'Lays out the energy security landscape with a commendable clarity that I have not seen elsewhere. It could help save the world.' Science, People & Politics ?Accessible and exciting ... [this] is the first truly objective examination of the...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation

    By Ann Crabb, Pieter Leroy

    Policy evaluation is an important and well-established part of the policy process, facilitating and feeding back to promote the ongoing effectiveness of policies that have been implemented or anticipating policies in the making. Environmental policy is a special case, presenting new complexities...

    Published September 18th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Advances in Building Energy Research

    Volume 2

    Edited by Mat Santamouris

    'Several high quality scientific journals are published in the area of building energy and indoor/outdoor environment; however, one has been missing. Advances in Building Energy Research fills the gap. I recommend ABER to all technical libraries, research institutes and universities. It should also...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Routledge

  9. The Limits to Travel

    How Far Will You Go?

    By David Metz

    As affluence grows, it gets easier to travel faster and further. But research shows that, despite this, the average travel time in all societies remains steady at roughly an hour a day. The implication is that people are choosing to increase the distance they regularly travel, rather than opting...

    Published June 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Biomass Assessment Handbook

    Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah L. Hemstock, Jeremy Woods

    The increasing importance of biomass as a renewable energy source has lead to an acute need for reliable and detailed information on its assessment, consumption and supply. Responding to this need, and overcoming the lack of standardized measurement and accounting procedures, this handbook provides...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge