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New and Published Books

  1. The Biomass Assessment Handbook

    Energy for a sustainable environment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah L. Hemstock, Jeremy Woods

    The increasing importance of biomass as a renewable energy source has led to an acute need for reliable and detailed information on its assessment, consumption and supply. Responding to this need, and overcoming the lack of standardised measurement and accounting procedures, this best-selling...

    Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

    Public science and private innovation

    By Albert N. Link, Alan C. O'Connor, Troy J. Scott

    Electric drive vehicles (EDVs) are seen on American roads in increasing numbers. Related to this market trend and critical for it to increase are improvements in battery technology. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles examines in detail at the research support from the U.S. Department of...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Micro and Small Enterprises, Water and Developing Countries

    A Challenge for Sustainability in Colombia

    By Gloria Ana María Mónica Sanz Galindo

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    The relationship between environmental agencies and polluters is especially challenging in the context of micro and small sized enterprises (McSEs) in developing countries. The focus is mainly at end-of-pipe solutions that are usually unaffordable for McSEs. In order to engage them in achieving...

    Published April 9th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environment

    By Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil, Essam E. Khalil

    Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

    Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environment is a study of energy crisis, urbanisation, and climate change, as well as a discussion of how to combat these global challenges. With a special focus on Egypt, this book addresses the macroscale of urbanism from the perspective of city dwellers’ quality of...

    Published February 12th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Energy and Environmental Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014), September 21-22, 2014, Hong Kong

    Edited by Yijin Wu

    Series: Communications in Environmental Science

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014) was held September 21-22, 2014 in Hong Kong. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various professionals, leading researchers, engineers, scientists and students and presents innovative ideas and research...

    Published February 4th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria

    By Dennis Kumetat

    This book discusses renewable energy policy in oil and gas-wealthy Arab states and presents the reader with a well-informed overview of the national energy systems – both conventional and renewable. It also seeks to answer questions on the poor growth prospects by contextualizing the various...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability

    By Gene Beck CEM, CLP

    This comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The convergence of these disciplines has resulted in an explosion of...

    Published June 16th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  9. Grid Parity

    The Art of Financing Renewable Energy Projects in the U.S.

    By Gene Beck CEM, CLP

    Grid Parity provides an in-depth examination of the knowledge, insights, and techniques that are essential to success in financing renewable energy projects. An energy project finance expert with 35 years of experience in capital asset financing, the author provides a comprehensive overview of how...

    Published May 12th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  10. Green Power

    Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation

    Edited by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén

    Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Productivity Press