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  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference provides a wealth of practical information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered include solar radiation and its detailed measurement, the emissivity and absorption properties of materials, solar thermal energy collection and storage,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Wind Power

    The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Backwell

    The wind power business has grown from a niche sector within the energy industry to a global industry that attracts substantial investment. In Europe wind has become the biggest source of new power generation capacity, while also successfully competing with the gas, coal and nuclear sectors in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

  • Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling…

    Paperback – 2017-11-10
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Energy and Economic Growth

    Why we need a new pathway to prosperity

    By Timothy J. Foxon

    Access to new sources of energy and their efficient conversion to provide useful work have been key drivers of economic growth since the industrial revolution. Western countries now need to transform their energy systems and move away from the single-minded pursuit of economic growth in order to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Whole Energy System Dynamics

    Theory, modelling and policy

    By Catalina Spataru

    In order to address the twenty-first-century challenges of decarbonisation, energy security and cost-effectiveness it is essential to understand whole energy systems and the interconnection and interaction between different components. An integrated language is therefore needed to assist energy…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Energy Analysis

    2nd Edition

    By Kornelis Blok, Evert Nieuwlaar

    The energy supply and demand system is of great importance for society, from economic, social, and ecological viewpoints. The last decade in particular has seen rapid changes in the world of energy systems, and it is therefore now an important area for study, academic research, and professional…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Urban Energy Policy

    Heat and the city

    By David Hawkey, Janette Webb, Heather Lovell, David McCrone, Margaret Tingey, Mark Winskel

    Minimising the most severe risks of climate change means ending societal dependence on fossil fuels, and radically improving the efficiency with which we use all energy sources. Such deliberate transformative change is, however, without precedent. Sustainable Urban Energy Policy debates the major…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Renewable Energy Resources

    3rd Edition

    By John Twidell, Tony Weir

    Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are…

    Paperback – 2015-01-26
    Routledge

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