E-books: Energy

  • Contemporary Climate Change Debates: A Student Primer book cover

    Contemporary Climate Change Debates

    A Student Primer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hulme

    Contemporary Climate Change Debates is an innovative new textbook which tackles some of the difficult questions raised by climate change. For the complex policy challenges surrounding climate migration, adaptation and resilience, structured debates become effective learning devices for students.…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Innovative Wind Turbine: An Illustrated Guidebook book cover

    Innovative Wind Turbine

    An Illustrated Guidebook, 1st Edition

    By Vaughn Nelson

    Innovative Wind Turbines is a tribute to the inventors, entrepreneurs, researchers, and companies that through their efforts have envisioned, designed, and constructed models and prototypes for wind energy devices. There are numerous concepts and ideas on ways to convert wind energy into usable…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Coordinating Public and Private Sustainability: Green Energy Policy, International Trade Law, and Economic Mechanisms book cover

    Coordinating Public and Private Sustainability

    Green Energy Policy, International Trade Law, and Economic Mechanisms, 1st Edition

    By Roy Partain

    This book demonstrates the need to coordinate private and corporate actors with national and global sustainable climate policies, with conventions in the spheres of green energy laws, as well as from the spheres of commercial, trade, and other private law. While many states have joined together in…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic: The Role of Higher Education book cover

    Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic

    The Role of Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Gisele M. Arruda

    This book examines the nature of the ‘energy curriculum’ in Arctic Higher Education and provides invaluable data and new models to assess levels of Sustainable Development Literacy. Drawing on course mapping conducted in Higher Education institutions across the Arctic, Arruda looks at the nature,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building book cover

    Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Trusson

    Whole life costing is now integral to building procurement, both for new buildings and major refurbishments. It is key when assessing investment scenarios for estates as well as individual buildings, and has become a tool for justifying higher capital cost items. Standard whole life costing methods…

    eBook – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Building Governance and Climate Change: Regulation and Related Policies book cover

    Building Governance and Climate Change

    Regulation and Related Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Lorch, Jacques Laubscher, Edwin Hon-wan Chan, Henk Visscher

    The contribution of buildings to climate change is widely acknowledged. This book investigates how building regulatory systems are addressing the current and future effects of climate change, and how these systems can be improved. After presenting a comprehensive overview of how the current…

    eBook – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Photovoltaics in Cold Climates book cover

    Photovoltaics in Cold Climates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Ross, Jimmy Royer

    Providing electric power to remote, cold regions at high latitude or altitude can be an expensive and technically challenging task. Photovoltaics (PV) provide a reliable and cost-effective solution yet their potential is underdeveloped, in part because of a lack of knowledge about their…

    eBook – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Design Pocketbook book cover

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    RIBA Publishing

  • Energy and Development book cover

    Energy and Development

    1st Edition

    By Frauke Urban

    This book explores the complex relationship between energy and development and discusses the core issues and concepts surrounding this growing area of research and policy. In the field of energy and development, the world faces two major challenges: (1) Providing energy access to the roughly …

    eBook – 2019-10-21
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems: Independent Electricity for Community, Business and Home book cover

    Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems

    Independent Electricity for Community, Business and Home, 1st Edition

    By Sven Ruin, Göran Sidén

    A revolution is ongoing in the field of small-scale energy solutions, which can enable lower impact on the environment, more robust supply and self-determination. Solar power and other forms of renewable energy sources, which you can implement to generate your own electricity, are growing quickly.…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    CRC Press

  • Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization: Enhancing System Performance through Operations, Measurement, and Verification book cover

    Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization

    Enhancing System Performance through Operations, Measurement, and Verification, 1st Edition

    By Michael Ginsberg

    This book focuses on the rapidly maturing solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, which is achieving an ever-increasing share of U.S. and global power production. There is a growing need for all stakeholders – owners, maintenance technicians, utilities, and installers – to fully…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

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