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  1. Electric Vehicles

    Technology, Policy and Commercial Development

    By Joao Vitor Fernandes Serra

    Modern electric vehicles (EVs) are well suited to most people's general transport needs. Despite this, their adoption at a large scale has been grindingly slow. What are the reasons for this? Unlike most books which focus on the technical aspects of EV performance, this guide sets out the...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Grid-connected Solar Electric Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation

    By Geoff Stapleton, Susan Neill

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Solar electricity – or photovoltaics (PV) – is the world's fastest growing energy technology. It can be used on a wide variety of scales, from single dwellings to utility-scale solar farms providing power for whole communities. It can be integrated into existing electricity grids with...

    Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Offshore Renewable Energy

    Accelerating the Deployment of Offshore Wind, Tidal, and Wave Technologies

    By International Energy Authority Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (IEA-RETD)

    Wave, tidal and offshore wind technologies have long held the promise of seemingly limitless energy supplies. In practice, while offshore wind is growing relatively rapidly, all three sectors have lagged behind expectations. This book, from the International Energy Authority Renewable Energy...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. A History of Energy

    Northern Europe from the Stone Age to the Present Day

    By Bent Sorensen

    In this seminal book, Bent Sørensen views human society as driven by the quest for, and control of, energy. From allowing our prehistoric ancestors to survive harsh northern European winters to more recent global energy security and climate concerns, the control and effective harnessing of energy...

    Published November 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. European Climate and Clean Energy Law and Policy

    By Leonardo Massai

    The participation of the European Union and the Member States in international climate change policy is a complex issue. This book provides a clear guide to the subject which will help students and professionals alike to interpret and easily navigate to the information they require. It does so by...

    Published September 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Essential Amory Lovins

    Selected writings

    By Amory B. Lovins

    Edited by Cameron Burns

    Amory B. Lovins is one of the world's leading authorities on energy, integrative design, and their links with economy, environment, development, and security. This unique collection brings together his most important and influential writings and forms an inspiring resource for anyone wishing to...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Solar Technology

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Using Solar Energy for Heating, Cooling and Electricity

    By David Thorpe

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Solar energy is free, abundant and sustainable, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is the essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of using them. It provides detailed yet accessible...

    Published August 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Solar Thermal Systems

    Successful Planning and Construction

    By Dr Felix A. Peuser, Karl-Heinz Remmers, Martin Schnauss

    Solar Thermal Systems summarizes the theoretical and practical knowledge gained from over 20 years of research, implementation and operation of thermal solar installations. This work provides answers to a variety of key questions by examining current solar installations, drawing upon past...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Repowering Communities

    Small-Scale Solutions for Large-Scale Energy Problems

    By Prashant Vaze, Stephen Tindale

    Energy policy is at a crossroads. Attempts to meet targets for carbon emissions, energy security and affordable energy for vulnerable households are all on a trajectory to failure. Aggressive ambitions to roll out huge off-shore wind, nuclear and clean coal plants are proposed, but without any...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. A Green Vitruvius

    Principles and Practice of Sustainable Architectural Design, 2nd Edition

    By Vivienne Brophy, J. Owen Lewis

    Two thousand years ago the Roman architect Marcus Vitruvius Pollio wrote the ten books on architecture establishing the concept of the pattern book offering design principles and solutions that is still referred to in every architect's education. A Green Vitruvius is intended as a green pattern...

    Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge