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  1. Renewable Energy

    A Global Review of Technologies, Policies and Markets

    Edited by Dirk Assmann

    'offers knowledge and inspiration to promote renewable energy in developing and industrialized countries' Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of UNEP From technology to financing issues, Renewable Energy offers a comprehensive and authoritative review of the determining factors that drive...

    Published September 30th 2006 by Routledge

  2. A Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems

    Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples

    By L.D. Danny Harvey

    Winner of Choice Magazine - Outstanding Academic Titles for 2007 Buildings account for over one third of global energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Reducing energy use by buildings is therefore an essential part of any strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and...

    Published July 31st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Building Ventilation

    The State of the Art

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Peter Wouters

    Ensuring optimum ventilation performance is a vital part of building design. Prepared by recognized experts from Europe and the US, and published in association with the International Energy Agency's Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), this authoritative work provides organized,...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Future of Large Dams

    Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs

    By Thayer Scudder

    Viewed by some as symbols of progress and by others as inherently flawed, large dams remain one of the most contentious development issues on Earth. Building on the work of the now defunct World Commission on Dams, Thayer Scudder wades into the debate with unprecedented authority. Employing the...

    Published March 31st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics

    A handbook for decision-making

    Edited by Karl Mallon

    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,...

    Published February 28th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Renewable Energy Resources

    2nd Edition

    By John Twidell, Tony Weir

    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...

    Published November 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Advances in Solar Energy

    An Annual Review of Research and Development in Renewable Energy Technologies

    Edited by Yogi Goswami

    Series: Advances in Solar Energy Series

    'Essential for any serious technical library' Professor Martin Green, University of New South Wales, Australia The Advances in Solar Energy series offers state-of-the-art information on all primary renewable energy technologies, including solar, wind and biomass, bringing together invited...

    Published July 31st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Switching to Renewable Power

    A Framework for the 21st Century

    Edited by Volkmar Lauber

    Renewable energy has enjoyed relatively good - and sometimes extraordinary - growth in recent years, in particular photovoltaics and wind; but it will be difficult to sustain such rates of diffusion on a global basis. A more complete transition to renewable energy is required on a demanding...

    Published July 31st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    By Christopher L. Martin, D. Yogi Goswami

    Series: Energy Pocket Reference

    Drawing on the experience of some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use and affordable pocket reference includes a wealth of information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered range from solar angles, sun path diagrams, solar radiation and radiative...

    Published July 31st 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Urban Household Energy Transition

    Social and Environmental Impacts in the Developing World

    By Douglas F. Barnes, Kerry Krutilla, William F. Hyde

    As cities in developing countries grow and become more prosperous, energy use shifts from fuelwood to fuels like charcoal, kerosene, and coal, and, ultimately, to fuels such as liquid petroleum gas, and electricity. Energy use is not usually considered as a social issue. Yet, as this book...

    Published July 17th 2005 by RFF Press