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  1. Biofuels and Rural Poverty

    By Joy Clancy

    Biofuels and Rural Poverty makes an original contribution to the current controversial global debate on biofuels, in particular the consequences that large-scale production of transport fuel substitutes can have on rural areas, principally in developing countries but also in some poor rural areas...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Energy from the Desert

    Very Large Scale PV Power-State of the Art and Into The Future

    Edited by Keiichi Komoto, Christian Breyer, Edwin Cunow, Karim Megherbi, David Faiman, Peter van der Vleuten

    The fourth volume in the established Energy from the Desert series examines and evaluates the potential and feasibility of Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Power Generation (VLS-PV) systems, which have capacities ranging from several megawatts to gigawatts, and to develop practical...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Low-Carbon Energy Controversies

    Edited by Thomas Roberts, Paul Upham, Sarah Mander, Carly McLachlan, Philip Boucher, Clair Gough, Dana Abi Ghanem

    Governments, big business and communities are coming under increased pressure to develop low carbon energy supply technologies. Within the context of the climate change debate a delicate balance has to be reached between local environmental protection and our need for reliable low carbon energy....

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market

    By Philip Wolfe

    Develop large-scale solar photovoltaic projects with this book, to feed power into a grid. Contains case studies of the Waldpolenz Energy Park, Germany, Lopburi Solar Plant in Thailand and what will be the world’s largest PV plant, the Topaz Solar Farm in California. Also included are interviews...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Green vs. Green

    The Political, Legal, and Administrative Pitfalls Facing Green Energy Production

    By Ryan M. Yonk, Randy T. Simmons, Brian C. Steed

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Renewable and carbon-neutral energy have been promoted as the future of energy production in the United States. Non-traditional energy sources show promise as alternatives to fossil fuels and may provide a sustainable source of energy in increasingly uncertain energy markets. However, these new...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The New Geographies of Energy

    Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes

    Edited by Karl S. Zimmerer

    The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes is a pioneering collection of new geographic scholarship. It examines such vitally important research topics as energy dilemmas of the United States, large trends and patterns of energy consumption including China’s role,...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Efficient Lighting Applications and Case Studies

    By Scott C. Dunning, Albert Thumann

    With the increased concern for energy conservation in recent years, much attention has been focused on lighting energy consumption and methods for reducing it. Along with this concern for energy-efficient lighting has come the realization that lighting has profound effects on worker productivity as...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Fairmont Press

  8. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings

    Warm Climates

    Edited by Richard Hyde, Nathan Groenhout, Francis Barram, Ken Yeang

    Despite recent improvements in energy efficiency being made in new build, it is important that the existing commercial building sector also take action to meet emission reduction targets. The objectives and challenges of such action will reduce the risk of the sector becoming obsolete due to high...

    Published September 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Renewable Energy Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies for Home and Business

    By Dilwyn Jenkins

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    This book is the long awaited guide for anyone interested in renewables at home or work. It sweeps away scores of common misconceptions while clearly illustrating the best in renewable and energy efficiency technologies. A fully illustrated guide to renewable energy for the home and small business,...

    Published August 24th 2012 by Routledge