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  • How Power Shapes Energy Transitions in Southeast Asia

    A complex governance challenge

    By Jens Marquardt

    An understanding of the role of energy-related governance systems and the conditions required for a shift towards renewables in developing countries is urgently needed in order to tap into the global potential of low-carbon development. Although renewable energy sources have become technically…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The stabilisation of energy consumption

    By David Toke

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthcan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly large-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Socioeconomic Evaluation of Megaprojects

    Dealing with uncertainties

    Edited by Markku Lehtonen, Pierre-Benoit Joly, Luis Aparicio

    The governance and evaluation of ‘megaprojects’; that is, large-scale, complex, high-stakes infrastructure projects usually commissioned by governments and delivered through partnerships between public and private organisations, is receiving increased attention. However, megaproject evaluation has…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Whole Energy System Dynamics

    Theory, modelling and policy

    By Catalina Spataru

    In order to address the 21st 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 policy…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Transitions to Energy and Climate Security

    Edited by Robert E. Looney

    An original contribution to our understanding of a phenomenon that is reshaping the world, this title thoroughly discusses the transformation of the energy security policy arena brought on by two dramatic developments – the increased potential availability of energy in many parts of the world on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht

    Rapid changes in energy production and consumption are having major socioeconomic implications for the communities of rural America. Technological developments in horizontal drilling, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) nuclear energy, biofuels, wind and solar energy have significantly increased…

    Paperback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • 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 – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Nuclear Power

    By Andrew Blowers

    Nuclear energy leaves behind an infinitely dangerous legacy of radioactive wastes in places that are remote and polluted landscapes of risk. Four of these places - Hanford (USA) where the plutonium for the first atomic bombs was made, Sellafield, where the UK’s nuclear legacy is concentrated and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • The Renewable Energy Landscape

    Preserving Scenic Values in our Sustainable Future

    Edited by Dean Apostol, James Palmer, Martin Pasqualetti, Richard Smardon, Robert Sullivan

    The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria

    By Dennis Kumetat

    This book discusses renewable energy policy in oil and gas-wealthy Arab states and presents the reader with a well-informed overview of the national energy systems – both conventional and renewable. It also seeks to answer questions on the poor growth prospects by contextualizing the various…

    Paperback – 2016-08-24
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    Mitigation and management

    By Alexander Clarke

    Renewable energy is important as a substitute for finite fossil fuels and inflexible nuclear power and could conceivably power the world. However, this is challenging as the world is currently 80% dependent on fossil fuels, and renewable sources produce only about 15% of total energy. Conversion…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge

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