Our Energy Future

Author: Carla S. Jones
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520964284
Size: 41.14 MB
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This book emphasizes the importance of continued scientific, agricultural, and engineering development while it outlines the political and environmental challenges that will accompany a complete shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy ...

Introduction To Renewable Energy Second Edition

Author: Vaughn C. Nelson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498701957
Size: 33.58 MB
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Dedicated to converging science and technology in a way that ensures a sustainable future, this book outlines the basics of renewable energy and focuses on current and developing policies that support the shift to renewable energy.

Renewable Energy

Author: Robert Ehrlich
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466599448
Size: 42.49 MB
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How Does Renewable Energy Work? Science, Technologies, Economics, and Key Policy Issues The book delves into all forms of renewable energy, from biofuels and geothermal energy to wind, hydro, and solar power.

Our Renewable Future

Author: Richard Heinberg
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610917804
Size: 78.13 MB
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The book concludes with a discussion of energy and equity and a summary of key lessons and steps forward at the individual, community, and national level.

Biofuels For Transport

Author: Worldwatch Institute
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 184977059X
Size: 16.60 MB
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The book demystifies complex questions and concerns, such as the food v. fuel debate.

Introduction To Energy In California

Author: Peter Asmus
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Size: 68.62 MB
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While much public debate has focused on fossil fuels, this clearly written guide provides essential information on a broader range of issues--where our energy comes from, where future supplies will be found, and what new advances are being ...

Chesapeake Biofuel Policies Balancing Energy Economy And Environment

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437944086
Size: 12.88 MB
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Introduction: Biofuels. as. Part. of. Our. New. Energy. Future. The. future of
alternative energy in the Chesapeake region and nationwide is being driven by a
number of forces. Primary among them are the desire for cleaner fuels, more
secure ... Key among the current incentives are the National Renewable Fuel
Standard (RFS), various renewable electricity standards, emerging low-carbon
fuel standards and other programs to stimulate and subsidize renewable energy

Renewable Energy Sources

Author: Clarisse Fräss-Ehrfeld
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9041128700
Size: 47.69 MB
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Chapter 6 National Instruments and Policies to Promote Renewable Energy
Sources* 1 INTRODUCTION In general, RE technologies have high investment
costs, which, without any government support, makes them less attractive an ...
from Renewable Energy Sources in the Internal Electricity Market (2001/77/EC),
<http://eur-lex.europa.eu/pri/en/oj/dat/ 2001/l_283/l_28320011027en00330040.
pdf>; European Commission: Directive on the Promotion of the use of biofuels
and other ...

Renewable Energy

Author: Joshua Sneideman
Publisher: Nomad Press
ISBN: 1619303574
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Renewable energy industries provide a booming field for future scientists and engineers. This book shows kids these future jobs and gets them excited about contributing to a world run on clean energy.

Fueling Our Future An Introduction To Sustainable Energy

Author: Robert L. Evans
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139464299
Size: 68.29 MB
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5.1 WORLD ENERGY SOURCES In Chapter 2 we noted that there are only three
sources, or categories, of primary energy; fossil fuels, renewable energy, and
nuclear power. ... In the renewable energy category by far the largest component
is for combustible renewables and waste, which includes wood-waste and ''black
liquor'' used to fuel boilers in the pulp and paper industry, for example, as well as
other combustible biofuels such as firewood gathered by hand in developing ...