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  • Renewable Energy Enterprises in Emerging Markets

    Strategic and Operational Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Cle-Anne Gabriel

    This book highlights the challenges faced by renewable energy enterprises (REEs) in emerging markets, by reflecting on the enterprises’ own stories and experiences. Research into REEs has focused largely on successful businesses and business models, and developed markets. With significant…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • 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 – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Gardoni

    To best serve current and future generations, infrastructure needs to be resilient to the changing world while using limited resources in a sustainable manner. Research on and funding towards sustainability and resilience are growing rapidly, and significant research is being carried out at a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of the Resource Nexus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raimund Bleischwitz, Holger Hoff, Catalina Spataru, Ester van der Voet, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In recent years the concept of the resource "nexus" has been both hotly debated and widely adopted in research and policy circles. It is a powerful new way to understand and better govern the myriad complex relationships between multiple resources, actors and their security concerns. Particular…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Business of Humanity

    Strategic Management in the Era of Globalization, Innovation, and Shared Value, 1st Edition

    By John Camillus, Bopaya Bidanda, N. Chandra Mohan

    Companies across the world, for a variety of reasons, are committing to incorporating social responsibility into their business models and finding that their profits are growing and their long-term sustainability is enhanced—building "humanity" into their business models as the driver of economic,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Productivity Press

  • Sustainability

    An Environmental Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    By John C. Ayers

    This book presents an earth science-based overview of the challenges to sustainability. It provides a detailed study of climate change, as well as energy, food, and water security across different regions. The author uncovers the problems caused by current social and environmental practices, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14
    CRC Press

  • Smart Energy

    From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World, 1st Edition

    By Jianping Liu, Shaoqiang Chen, Tao Liu

    Smart Energy: From Fire Making to the Post-Carbon World first traces the history of mankind's discovery and use of energy. It then reviews contemporary issues such as global warming, environmental deterioration, depletion of carbon energy sources, and energy disputes. Next, it evaluates technical…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    CRC Press

  • Our Energy Future

    Socioeconomic Implications and Policy Options for Rural America, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • District Cooling

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alaa A. Olama

    DISTRICT COOLING: THEORY and PRACTICE provides a unique study of an energy cogeneration system, set up to bring chilled water to buildings (offices, apartment houses, and factories) needing cooling for air conditioning and refrigeration. In winter, the source for the cooling can often be sea water,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-07
    CRC Press
    Heat Transfer

  • Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Energy Security Dilemma

    US Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By David Bernell, Christopher A. Simon

    This book analyzes the energy security of the United States – its ability to obtain reliable, affordable, and sufficient supplies of energy while meeting the goals of achieving environmental sustainability and protecting national security. The economic and national security of the United States is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13
    Routledge

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment, 1st Edition

    By Jane Powell, Jennifer Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

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