Solar energy Products

  • Energy Management in Buildings

    The Earthscan Expert Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    The role of the energy manager has evolved significantly as the task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings has become increasingly important. Managers are now technical experts, negotiators, construction project managers, procurement specialists, efficiency advocates and often provide…

    Hardback – 2013-11-25
    Earthscan Expert

  • The Real Estate Solar Investment Handbook

    A Commercial Property Guide to Managing Risks and Maximizing Returns, 1st Edition

    By Aaron Binkley

    The Real Estate Solar Investment Handbook explains the business case for property professionals to pursue solar projects. A project’s value is determined by its potential risks and rewards; these are explained thoroughly in terms understood by the real estate industry. This…

    Hardback – 2013-10-14

  • Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems

    A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

    By Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)

    New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system. With a global focus, it has been updated to include sections on new technology and concepts, new legislation and the current PV…

    Paperback – 2013-06-07
    Planning and Installing

  • Energy from the Desert

    Very Large Scale PV Power-State of the Art and Into The Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Komoto, Christian Breyer, Edwin Cunow, Karim Megherbi, David Faiman, Peter van der Vleuten

     The fourth volume in the established Energy from the Desert series examines and evaluates the potential and feasibility of Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Power Generation (VLS-PV) systems, which have capacities ranging from several megawatts to gigawatts, and to develop practical…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18

  • Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market

    1st Edition

    By Philip Wolfe

    This is the first and probably the only book devoted to utility-scale solar power – perhaps the fastest-growing sector of the global energy market. Philip Wolfe’s book describes the development and operation of large-scale solar power stations, and will interest all those who want to…

    Hardback – 2012-10-22

  • Renewable Energy Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies for Home and Business, 1st Edition

    By Dilwyn Jenkins

    This book is the long awaited guide for anyone interested in renewables at home or work. It sweeps away scores of common misconceptions while clearly illustrating the best in renewable and energy efficiency technologies. A fully illustrated guide to renewable energy for the home and small business,…

    Hardback – 2012-08-24
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  • Desert Energy

    A Guide to the Technology, Impacts and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    By Alasdair Cameron

    This book examines the key technologies being deployed in an effort to tap the potential presented by world's deserts for siting large-scale solar power applications, and surveys the feasibility of such projects given the remoteness and the hostility of these environments. Focusing on large scale…

    Hardback – 2012-07-30

  • Applied Photovoltaics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stuart R. Wenham, Martin A. Green, Muriel E. Watt, Richard Corkish, Alistair Sproul

    The new edition of this thoroughly considered textbook provides a reliable, accessible and comprehensive guide for students of photovoltaic applications and renewable energy engineering. Written by a group of award-winning authors it is brimming with information and is carefully designed to meet…

    Paperback – 2011-12-07

  • Grid-connected Solar Electric Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation, 1st Edition

    By Geoff Stapleton, Susan Neill

    Solar electricity – or photovoltaics (PV) – is the world's fastest growing energy technology. It can be used on a wide variety of scales, from single dwellings to utility-scale solar farms providing power for whole communities. It can be integrated into existing electricity grids with…

    Hardback – 2011-11-23
    Earthscan Expert

  • Selling Solar

    The Diffusion of Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets, 1st Edition

    By Damian Miller

    To solve the climate crisis, the world must make a wholesale shift to renewable energy technologies. With surging growth in emerging markets, this transformation takes on even greater urgency. The challenges – and opportunities – are immense. Selling Solar considers how such a shift…

    Paperback – 2010-11-30

  • Solar Home Design Manual for Cool Climates

    1st Edition

    By Shawna Henderson, Don Roscoe

    If you want an inexpensive, environmentally sound source of energy for your home, you need look no further than the sun. Solar heat is not subject to rate increases, is totally renewable, pollution free and requires little or no technology. It is here for you today, and can easily provide up to 50%…

    Paperback – 2010-09-01

  • Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems

    The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation, 1st Edition

    By Mark Hankins

    One of the best ways to get power to remote, off-grid locations, whether in developed or developing countries, is through the use of solar electric systems. This practical guide describes how to plan, design and install solar electric systems in a manner that is hands-on, graphic and technically…

    Hardback – 2010-06-04
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