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  • Understanding Renewable Energy Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Volker Quaschning

    By mid-century, renewable energy must cover all of our energy supply if we are to phase out nuclear and successfully stop climate change. Now updated and expanded, the 2nd edition of this textbook covers the full range of renewable energy systems and now also includes such current trends as solar…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 

  • Urban Wind Energy

    By Sinisa Stankovic, Neil Campbell, Alan Harries

    Energy security, rising energy prices (oil, gas, electricity), 'peak oil', environmental pollution, nuclear energy, climate change and sustainable living are hot topics across the globe. Meanwhile, abundant and perpetual wind resources offer opportunities, via recent technological developments, to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Wind Energy – The Facts

    A Guide to the Technology, Economics and Future of Wind Power

    By European Wind Energy Association

    Wind power is often held up as the most accessible and cost-effective route to reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and improving our energy independence, yet knowledge of what it offers is often clouded by myths and misunderstandings, which can hamper its adoption. This new book, the result of…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19

  • Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines

    3rd Edition

    By Martin O. L. Hansen

    Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines is the established essential text for the fundamental solutions to efficient wind turbine design. Now in its third edition, it has been substantially updated with respect to structural dynamics and control. The new control chapter now includes details on how to design…

    Hardback – 2015-05-08

  • Wind Power Projects

    Theory and Practice

    By Tore Wizelius

    Wind power has developed rapidly in terms of the number of new wind power plants now installed in more than hundred countries around the world. This renewable energy source has become competitive, and to be able to combat climate change much more has to be installed in coming years. This also makes…

    Paperback – 2015-04-21

  • 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

  • Wind Power

    The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry

    By Ben Backwell

    Wind Power – The Struggle  for Control of a New Global Industry  looks at the nations, companies and people fighting for control of one of the world’s fastest growing new industries and how we can harness one of the planet’s most powerful energy resources – wind…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11

  • Solar, Wind and Land

    Conflicts in Renewable Energy Development

    By Troy A. Rule

    The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-10

  • Path Dependence and New Path Creation in Renewable Energy Technologies

    Edited by James Simmie

    Why are old technologies persisted with after better alternatives have been invented? This book examines this question, a central concern of evolutionary economics, specifically focusing on renewable energy technologies. The concept of path dependence is used to analyse why and how technological…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26

  • Windpower Ownership in Sweden

    Business models and motives

    By Tore Wizelius

    Windpower is a modular technology, and compared to most other power plants also rather small scale. Wind turbines are installed to the distribution grid, which is called distributed generation. Ownership and revenues can be distributed as well, using the right ownership models. Several different…

    Hardback – 2014-06-19

  • Variable Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid

    By Jay Apt, Paulina Jaramillo

    The integration of renewable energy resources into the electricity grid presents an important challenge. This book provides a review and analysis of the technical and policy options available for managing variable energy resources such as wind and solar power. As well as being of value to…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change

    By Mark Diesendorf

    Renewable energy expert Mark Diesendorf issues a powerful challenge in this clear and comprehensive guide to the technology and policies we need to adopt to ensure an ecologically sustainable energy future for the planet. Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change brings together the science,…

    Paperback – 2014-05-23

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