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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 – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Biochar in European Soils and Agriculture

    Science and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Shackley, Greet Ruysschaert, Kor Zwart, Bruno Glaser

    This user-friendly book introduces biochar to potential users in the professional sphere. It de-mystifies the scientific, engineering and managerial issues surrounding biochar for the benefit of audiences including policy makers, landowners and farmers, land use, agricultural and environmental…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge

  • Performance of Exemplar Buildings in Use

    Bridging the Performance Gap, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yetunde Abdul

    This report reviews the operational performance of three public-sector office buildings designed to achieve energy and water efficiency over the longer term, based on a study carried out in 2010–2012. The study, funded by BRE Trust, the Cabinet Office and the Department for Environment, Food and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16
    IHS BRE Press

  • PV Technical Sales

    Preparation for the NABCEP Technical Sales Certification, 1st Edition

    By Sean White

    NABCEP sets the standard for solar certifications in the United States and Canada. The NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification shows customers, friends and employers that you are knowledgeable and qualified to sell solar systems. If someone is selling solar, they need to know what they are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Biofuels for Transport

    Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Worldwatch Institute

    The world is on the verge of an unprecedented increase in the production and use of biofuels for transport. The combination of rising oil prices, issues of security, climate instability and pollution, deepening poverty in rural and agricultural areas, and a host of improved technologies, is…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • The Limits to Travel

    How Far Will You Go?, 1st Edition

    By David Metz

    As affluence grows, it gets easier to travel faster and further. But research shows that, despite this, the average travel time in all societies remains steady at roughly an hour a day. The implication is that people are choosing to increase the distance they regularly travel, rather than opting…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • The British Electricity Experiment

    Privatization: the record, the issues, the lessons, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Surrey

    In 1990, energy in the UK underwent a unique and fundamental transformation, with the privatization of the electricity supply industry. This is the first book to fully assess the experiment. It first explains how – and why – the British electricity supply industry was privatized. It then…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

  • Electric Capitalism

    Recolonising Africa on the Power Grid, 1st Edition

    Edited by David A. McDonald

    Although Africa is the most under-supplied region of the world for electricity, its economies are utterly dependent on it. There are enormous inequalities in electricity access, with industry receiving abundant supplies of cheap power while more than 80 per cent of the continent's population remain…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Urban Wind Energy

    1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • The Brilliance of Bioenergy

    In Business and In Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ralph E H Sims

    The time for modern biomass has come. It has long been overshadowed by other, more widely-publicized renewable energy technologies such as wind, solar and hydro, and still retains an outmoded image in comparison to its apparently more attractive cousins. The potential for biomass to act as a store…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Renewable Energy in Europe

    Markets, Trends and Technologies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by European Renewable Energy Council

    How can the European Union meet its binding 20% renewable energy target in final energy consumption by the year 2020? Which sources offer the best prospects for realizing this goal? These are the questions answered by this key book which analyses the current situation of renewable energy in Europe,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

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