Alternative Energy Sources (Science at the Edge)

Alternative Energy Sources looks at the different options for replacing fossil fuels. It explores how the energy potential of the oceans can be captured using wave power generators, how solar energy could be captured with solar paint and solar satellites, and how nanocrystals boost photovoltaic cell charge. It discusses the environmental concerns surrounding genetically modifying […]

Integration of Renewable Sources of Energy

The latest tools and techniques for addressing the challenges of 21st century power generation, renewable sources and distribution systems Renewable energy technologies and systems are advancing by leaps and bounds, and it’s only a matter of time before renewables replace fossil fuel and nuclear energy sources. Written for practicing engineers, researchers and students alike, this […]

Alternative Energy Sources (Science at the Edge)

“The ethanol plants of today will be the biorefineries of tomorrow. The days of big oil are coming to an end.” Did you know that the Earth’s known supply of oil and gas will last only another 30 to 50 years? And that instead of using less of these disappearing resources, we are actually using […]

Renewable Energy: Sources and Methods (Green Technology)

Renewable Energy reviews the current status of technologies in renewable energy, a critical subject since the world now increases its energy consumption between 1 to 3 percent each year. Covering the current rate of energy consumption and the consequences of continuing this rate, this new book explains how the main conventional forms of energy including […]

Alternative Energy Sources and Technologies: Process Design and Operation

Presenting a comprehensive analysis of the use of alternative sources of energy and technologies to produce fuels and power, this book describes the energy value chain from harvesting the raw material, (i.e solar, wind, biomass or shale gas) followed by analysis of the processing steps into power, fuels and/or chemicals and finally the distribution of […]

Substitute Energy Sources: Learn How to Use Alternative Energy Sources to Get Energy Independence: (Energy Efficient Homes) (Get More Energy, Geothermal Heat Pump)

Substitute Energy Sources: Learn How to Use Alternative Energy Sources to Get Energy Independence Energy is required to run every aspect of day today life. It is foolish to assume that in the fast pace technology oriented world of today, we can last as little as even a day without the consumption of energy to […]

Alternative Energy Sources (Green Energy and Technology)

Alternative Energy Sources is designed to give the reader, a clear view of the role each form of alternative energy may play in supplying the energy needs of the human society in the near future (20-50 years). The two first chapters on “energy demand and supply” and “environmental effects,” set the tone as to why […]

Alternative Energy: Sources and Systems (Go Green with Renewable Energy Resources)

The skyrocketing demand for clean, abundant energy has resulted in a need for comprehensive information that can be used by builders, technicians, energy industry professionals, and anyone else wanting to learn about alternative forms of energy and their everyday uses. With a vast array of information available on the subject, Alternative Energy: Sources & Systems […]

Alternative Energy Sources