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New and Published Books

  1. Handbook of Alternative Fuel Technologies, Second Edition

    Edited by Sunggyu Lee, James G. Speight, Sudarshan K. Loyalka

    Series: Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

    While strides are being made in the research and development of environmentally acceptable and more sustainable alternative fuels—including efforts to reduce emissions of air pollutants associated with combustion processes from electric power generation and vehicular transportation—fossil fuel...

    Published July 7th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Nuclear Power and Energy Security in Asia

    Edited by Rajesh Basrur, Koh Swee Lean Collin

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The rising demand for energy, the higher costs of oil and gas, and the association of fossil fuels with adverse climate change have all brought a renewed interest in nuclear energy. Nuclear power, however, is itself controversial, because of its costs, its environmental effects and the security...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Technical Guide to District Heating

    By Robin Wiltshire

    This guide is aimed at all involved in the technical aspects of district heating networks. It provides a source of information when developing new schemes or refurbishing existing schemes, focusing particularly on technical rather than financial issues. The importance of other low-carbon sources...

    Published June 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  4. Handbook of Energy Harvesting Power Supplies and Applications

    Edited by Peter Spies, Markus Pollak, Loreto Mateu

    With a strong foundation in material science and electronic engineering, this book describes the fundamentals and principles in the field of energy harvesting. Using a systems approach from overall system design down to device and component level, it provides the necessary theory and information to...

    Published June 29th 2014 by Pan Stanford Publishing

  5. Biomass Processing Technologies

    Edited by Vladimir Strezov, Tim J. Evans

    This book is a thoroughly up-to-date treatment of all the available technologies for biomass conversion. Each chapter looks at the viability and implementation of each technology with examples of existing equipment and plants. In addition, the text addresses the economics of biomass processing. The...

    Published June 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Solar Cooling

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Solar Cooling Systems

    By Paul Kohlenbach, Uli Jakob

    Series: Earthscan Expert

    Cooling buildings is a major global energy consumer and the energy requirement is growing year by year. This guide to solar cooling technology explains all you need to know about how solar energy can be converted into cooling energy. It outlines the difference between heat-driven and...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sensor Networks for Sustainable Development

    Edited by Mohammad Ilyas, Sami S. Alwakeel, Mohammed M. Alwakeel, el-Hadi M. Aggoune

    Recent advances in technology and manufacturing have made it possible to create small, powerful, energy-efficient, cost-effective sensor nodes for specialized telecommunication applications—nodes "smart" enough to be capable of adaptation, self-awareness, and self-organization. Sensor Networks for...

    Published June 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Windpower Ownership in Sweden

    Business models and motives

    By Tore Wizelius

    Windpower is a modular technology, and compared to most other power plants also rather small scale. Wind turbines are installed to the distribution grid, which is called distributed generation. Ownership and revenues can be distributed as well, using the right ownership models. Several different...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Electrochemically Enabled Sustainability

    Devices, Materials and Mechanisms for Energy Conversion

    Edited by Kwong-Yu Chan, Chi-Ying Vanessa Li

    Electrochemically Enabled Sustainability: Devices, Materials and Mechanisms for Energy Conversion covers topics related to current research in electrochemical power sources, highlighting some of the latest concepts in electrochemical conversion for sustainability. The book examines the most recent...

    Published June 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Variable Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid

    By Jay Apt, Paulina Jaramillo

    The integration of renewable energy resources into the electricity grid presents an important challenge. This book provides a review and analysis of the technical and policy options available for managing variable energy resources such as wind and solar power. As well as being of value to...

    Published June 10th 2014 by RFF Press