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  • Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts

    Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Kuishuang Feng, Klaus Hubacek, Yang Yu

    This book describes how local consumption, particularly in urban areas, is increasingly met by global supply chains. These supply chains often extend over large geographical distances and have greater global environmental impacts, contributing to pollution, climate change, water scarcity and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • Solar Photovoltaics Power Optimization

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

    By Michael Ginsberg

    This book focuses on the rapidly maturing solar photovoltaic industry, which is achieving an ever-increasing share of U.S. and global power production. No longer can a photovoltaic system be installed and disregarded. There is a growing need for all stakeholders - owners, maintenance technicians,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Decarbonising Electricity Made Simple

    1st Edition

    By Andrew F Crossland

    This book assesses how low carbon generation, the advance of energy storage and consumer-based models can help decarbonise electricity supplies at a national level. The book is built around developing a decarbonised electricity mix for Britain which reduces fossil fuels from 50% of supply in 2018…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16 
    CRC Press

  • Solar PV Engineering and Installation

    Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, Specialist and Inspector Certification Exams, 2nd Edition

    By Sean White

    The NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Exam is the gold standard certification exam for PV professionals and is famously difficult to pass. As the industry grows and jobs have become more specialized, the Board has responded to this with NABCEP Specialist Certification Exams. As well as…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Routledge

  • South Africa’s Energy Transition

    A Roadmap to a Decarbonised, Low-cost and Job-rich Future, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Bischof-Niemz, Terence Creamer

    South Africa’s energy transition has become a highly topical, emotive and politically contentious topic. Taking a systems perspective, this book offers an evidence-based roadmap for such a transition and debunks many of the myths raised about the risks of a renewable-energy-led electricity mix.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge

  • Miscanthus for Bioenergy Production

    Crop Production, Utilization and Climate Change Mitigation, 1st Edition

    By Michael B. Jones

    Miscanthus has been enthusiastically promoted as a second generation biomass crop, and this book provides a comprehensive review of this knowledge. Miscanthus, also known as elephant grass, is a high yielding grass crop that grows over three metres tall, resembles bamboo and produces a crop every…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • The Rise and Rise of Indicators

    Their History and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Morse

    This book makes indicators more accessible, in terms of what they are, who created them and how they are used. It examines the subjectivity and human frailty behind these quintessentially ‘hard’ and technical measures of the world. To achieve this goal, The Rise and Rise of Indicators presents the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • How Solar Energy Became Cheap

    A Model for Low-Carbon Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Gregory F. Nemet

    Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge

  • Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • 'One Planet' Cities

    Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits, 1st Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This book addresses the crucial question of how the essential needs of the growing human population can be met without breaking the Earth's already-stretched life-support system. With four out of five people predicted to be urban dwellers by 2080, ‘One Planet’ Cities proposes a pathway to genuine…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

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