Articles in the Professional category
Articles in the Professional category
Choosing appropriate practices and policies for biofuel production requires an understanding of how soils, climate, farm types, infrastructure, markets and social organization affect the establishment and performance of these crops. The book highlights land use dynamics, cultivation practices related to conversion and wider impacts. It explores how biofuel production chain development is steered by emerging technologies and management practices and how both can be influenced by effective policies designed to encourage sustainable biofuel production.
In a world increasingly concerned about the impact of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere on global climate, the A Carbon Primer for the Built Environment will provide an understanding of the science and the public policy and regulation intended to tackle climate change. It will spell out the essential information needed for navigating through the growing regulatory maze with confidence.
Earthscan Expert Guide to efficienct energy management in idustry, including how to conduct an energy audit, plan and monitor a verification strategy and make an energy saving campaign successful.
Eartshcan Expert Guide to efficient energy management in buildings, including how to conduct an energy audit, plan and monitor a verification strategy and make an energy saving campaign successful
The Real Estate Solar Investment Handbook explains the business case for property professionals to pursue solar projects. A project’s value is determined by its potential risks and rewards; these are explained thoroughly in terms understood by the real estate industry. It provides a framework for practical decision-making, with each chapter addressing a step in the process, from project idea to completion.
Five systemic risks threatening the global economy. One entrepreneur day to day in the guts of them all. His story is a voyage of discovery into the institutionalization of denial, the reasons civilizations fail, and the case for hope that we can escape disaster.
New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system.
With a global focus, it has been updated to include sections on new technology and concepts, new legislation and the current PV market.
Edited by James Keirstead and Nilay Shah
Energy demands of cities need to be met more sustainably. This book analyses the technical and social systems that satisfy these needs and asks how methods can be put into practice to achieve this. Click here to find out more.
This project was initiated and funded by the IEA Implementing Agreement for Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (IEA-RETD).
Business Models for Renewable Energy in the Built Environment provides insight to policy makers and market actors as to the ways that new and innovative business models (and/or policy measures) can stimulate the deployment of renewable energy technologies (RET) and energy efficiency (EE) measures in this field.
Edited by Keiichi Komoto, Christian Breyer, Edwin Cunow, Karim Megherbi, David Faiman and Peter van der Vleuten.
This 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 project proposals toward implementing the VLS-PV systems in the future. It comprehensively analyses all major issues involved in such large scale applications, based on the latest scientific and technological developments by means of close international co-operation with experts from different countries.