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New and Published Books

  1. 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 July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  3. 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 11th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  4. 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 4th 2014 by Productivity Press

  5. Comparing Environmental Policies in 16 Countries

    By David Howard Davis

    Based on the author’s 39 years of teaching environmental policy, working in Washington, and traveling, Comparing Environmental Policies in 16 Countries offers a complete primer in environmental dilemmas and policies from a comparative perspective. The book covers 16 countries according to five...

    Published December 12th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. The Energy of Nations

    Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance

    By Jeremy Leggett

    Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow’s world. Jeremy Leggett gives a personal testimony of the dangers often ignored and incompletely understood - a...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Introduction to Global Energy Issues

    By Renaud Gicquel, May Gicquel

    From the discovery of fire to that of the atom, the development of human societies has largely been based on the conquest of energy. In all countries, energy has gradually become one of the key factors of social and economic development, as well as capital, labor and natural resources, and now no...

    Published August 5th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Creating a Lean and Green Business System

    Techniques for Improving Profits and Sustainability

    By Keivan Zokaei, Hunter Lovins, Andy Wood, Peter Hines

    Things that are good for the planet are also good for business. Numerous studies from the likes of the Economist Intelligence Unit, Harvard, MIT Sloan, and others indicate that organizations that commit to goals of zero waste, zero harmful emissions, and zero use of nonrenewable resources clearly...

    Published May 2nd 2013 by Productivity Press

  9. International Law for Energy and the Environment, Second Edition

    By Patricia Park

    This completely revised edition of Energy Law and the Environment has greatly expanded its scope to explore how international law engages with multinational companies regarding energy sources, ownership of those resources, and state sovereignty. Written for all the players in the energy sector,...

    Published February 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Greener Energy Systems

    Energy Production Technologies with Minimum Environmental Impact

    By Eric Jeffs

    Recent years have seen acceleration in the development of cleaner energy systems. In Europe and North America, many old coal-fired power plants will be shut down in the next few years and will likely be replaced by combined cycle plants with higher-efficiency gas turbines that can start up and load...

    Published May 20th 2012 by CRC Press