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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
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
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
Technologies and Materials for Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability (TMREES14-EUMISD): Volume 50, 2014 (Part 2) By Chafic Salame et al.
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The International Conference on Technologies and Materials for Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability is an annual event organized by the Euro-Mediterranean Institute for Sustainable... More > Development (EUMISD.org). TMREES14, held in April 10-13, 2014 in Beirut - Lebanon, has a main objective to promote sustainable, healthy and diverse ecosystems; encourage and support the international energy security systems through development of green based and other renewable resources and processes, bringing together participants from international research centers, universities, industry and administrative organizations around the world to exchange innovative and novel ideas, explore enabling technologies, share field trial experiences in sustainability issues and to open a new window on the circumstances of the classical energy sources and their harmful impact on people, society and environment.< Less
Technologies and Materials for Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability (TMREES14-EUMISD): Volume 50, 2014 (Part 1) By Chafic Salame et al.
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The International Conference on Technologies and Materials for Renewable Energy, Environment and Sustainability is an annual event organized by the Euro-Mediterranean Institute for Sustainable... More > Development (EUMISD.org). TMREES14, held in April 10-13, 2014 in Beirut - Lebanon, has a main objective to promote sustainable, healthy and diverse ecosystems; encourage and support the international energy security systems through development of green based and other renewable resources and processes, bringing together participants from international research centers, universities, industry and administrative organizations around the world to exchange innovative and novel ideas, explore enabling technologies, share field trial experiences in sustainability issues and to open a new window on the circumstances of the classical energy sources and their harmful impact on people, society and environment.< Less
Clean Energy: Review On Clean Energy Sources By Sivakumaran Sivaramanan
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According to Global Economic Symposium (2016), in the past two decades proven gas reserves have increased by 70% and proven oil reserves by 40%. Even though the ultimate objective or solution of the... More > energy crisis is not providing clean energy alone, increasing environmental hazards such as climate change or global warming due to increasing trend in greenhouse gas emission, acid rain and adverse effects of other air pollutants resulting from fuel combustion elevates the need for green energy. This book reviews the current trend of world’s energy consumption, possible mitigations for energy crisis and type of clean energy sources such as geothermal power, hydropower, wind power, solar power, tidal power, wave energy, fuel cell, nuclear power, biofuels and manpower, their electricity generation process, usage, benefits and negative impacts on environmental and human prospective.< Less
Renewing the Earth: Public Domain Inventions for a Sustainable Future By Ralph Cerchione
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This document contains an array of inventions -- now placed in the public domain -- designed to help individuals and communities deal with climate change (global warming), energy shortages and... More > economic pressures. From a method by which charities can muster vast resources to solar-powered desalination and solar-powered steel foundries, from megascale seawall construction to pumping large water supplies without a pump, this work lays out design concepts which may prove critical to people being forced to adapt as never before.< Less
Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability By Gene Beck
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This unique and comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of the 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the... More > emerging sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The merging interactions encompass a wide range of legacy as well as emerging renewable energy technologies, including their integral finance and sustainability business components. The volume's over 8,000 entries makes it the largest dictionary ever compiled on these specific subjects. Intended to help novices and experts alike cut through the confusion and better understand the vocabulary of this fast growing field, this comprehensive body of knowledge concisely explains both the technologies and the thousands of related new technical terms and acronyms. The result is a practical tool that should find a central place on the desk of anyone involved in energy, management and development of sustainability issues anywhere in the world.< Less

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