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Solar Decathlon 2005: The Event in Review (October 7–16, 2005) By National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Two years before the contest, when most of the students joined their respective Solar Decathlon teams, little did they know how daunting the task would be. From the long hours designing and building... More > a house from the ground up, to the demanding requirements necessary to build and occupy a house on the National Mall, competing in the Solar Decathlon is hard. For those with the right stuff, it built character and leadership—qualities that will change their lives for the better. That’s significant. To power a house day after day on sunlight is a technological accomplishment that many find hard to believe—especially in cloudy weather. What the teams proved is that solar energy really works and energy efficiency pays off. Considering the consequences of billions of people around the world burning finite fossil fuels at an ever-increasing rate, demonstrating technologies that can make a difference is significant.< Less
Renewable Energy By Yazid Al-Rubyli
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A simplified explanation of the types and sources of renewable energy with their benefits and drawbacks
Renewable Energy By Yazid Al-Rubyli
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A simplified explanation of the types and sources of renewable energy with their benefits and drawbacks
Renewable Energy By Owen Jones
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I hope that you will find the information helpful, useful and profitable. The information in this ebook on how to implement a strategy for sustainable energy at home is organized into 20 chapters of... More > about 500-600 words each. I hope that it will interest those who would like to do something about creating their own energy for home use. As an added bonus, I am granting you permission to use the content on your own website or in your own blogs and newsletter, although it is better if you rewrite them in your own words first. You may also split the book up and resell the articles. In fact, the only right that you do not have is to resell or give away the book as it was delivered to you.< Less
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Megatrends for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy By Michael F. Hordeski
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What are the major developments and trends which are emerging and evolving to set the course for meeting the growing energy needs of the modern world? This comprehensive book explores this... More > compelling and complex topic, examining the driving and often competing forces which come into play as we move forward. Currently 85% of the world's energy systems are powered by coal, oil and other fossil fuels. However, as growing concern for the climate crisis and carbon emissions move to the forefront, while simultaneously it becomes clear that the end of cheap oil is in sight, the need for increased emphasis on both energy efficiency and alternative sources of energy can no longer be ignored. The author provides an overview of the ongoing energy mix evolution, current technology and alternative fuel developments, sustainable building trends, evolving energy efficiency practices, and more.< Less
Renewable Energy 101 By Zahid Digi Books
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Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable.... More > The usage of renewable energy sources is very important when considering the sustainability of the existing energy usage of the world. While there is currently an abundance of non-renewable energy sources, such as nuclear fuels, these energy sources are depleting. In addition to being a non-renewable supply, the non-renewable energy source release emissions into the air, which has an adverse effect on the environment. Get all the necessary info in this eBook.< Less
New Concepts in Renewable Energy By R. Malcolm Dickson
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Inventor details revolutionary new ways for using wind, solar, bio-fuel, piezoelectricity, ocean currents, pressure differentials and kinetics to generate renewable energy.
Renewable Energy Transformation By Ray Block
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Ray Block is a Sydney based economist and economic historian. He sees a relationship between the transformational innovations now opening up, centered around low carbon energy. This book Renewable... More > Energy Transformation is a very readable report in non technical language on key developments in major industries updated to June 2011. "If you’re looking for a fiery polemic, larded with rhetoric but short on facts, you’ve picked up the wrong book. Ray Block has written a painstakingly precise study on renewable energy in the United States, China and the European Union. Thoroughly detailed, but still crisp and incisive enough to be readable." Foreword by The Hon. Bob Carr< Less
Introduction to Renewable Energy Manufacturing By Meng Zhang et al.
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Introduction to Renewable Energy Manufacturing Weilong Cong, Meng Zhang, Xiaoxu Song, Bradley Kramer, Timothy Deines, Z.J. Pei, Jahangir Emrani, Zhichao Li, Joe Stuart, and Wangping Sun; Edited by... More > Meng Zhang< Less