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  1. Developing Wind Power Projects

    Theory and Practice

    By Tore Wizelius

    Wind power is developing rapidly, in terms of both the number of new installations and in interest from stakeholders including policy-makers, NGOs, research scientists, industry and the general public. Unlike the majority of other texts on wind power, which are written primarily for engineers or...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Unknown

  2. Energy Autonomy

    The Economic, Social and Technological Case for Renewable Energy

    By Hermann Scheer

    For 200 years industrial civilization has relied on the combustion of abundant and cheap carbon fuels. But continued reliance has had perilous consequences. On the one hand there is the insecurity of relying on the world's most unstable region - the Middle East - compounded by the imminence of peak...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Unknown

  3. Applied Photovoltaics

    Edited by Stuart R Wenham, Martin A Green, Muriel E Watt, Richard Corkish

    A reliable, accessible and comprehensive guide for students of photovoltaic applications and renewable energy engineering. This thoroughly considered textbook from a group of leading influential and award-winning authors is brimming with information and is carefully designed to meet the needs of...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Unknown

  4. Energy from the Desert

    Feasability of Very Large Scale Power Generation (VLS-PV)

    Edited by Kosuke Kurokawa

    The world's deserts are sufficiently large that, in theory, covering a fraction of their landmass with PV systems could generate many times the current primary global energy supply. This Energy from the Desert volume examines and evaluates the potential of very large scale photovoltaic power...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Unknown

  5. Sustainable Solar Housing

    Volume 2 - Exemplary Buildings and Technologies

    Edited by S. Robert Hastings, Maria Wall

    This far-reaching and authoritative two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies (energy conservation and renewable energy) and technologies (relating to the building envelope, ventilation, heat delivery, heat production,...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Renewable Energy in the Countryside

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Prag

    Climate Change is high on the political agenda and the UK Government is committed to reducing emissions of greenhouse gases. One of the main means of doing so has been by encouraging the production of energy from renewable sources. In 2005, when the first edition of Renewable Energy in the...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Estates Gazette

  7. 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 Unknown

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 Unknown