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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Green Factory

    Creating Lean and Sustainable Manufacturing, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Pampanelli, Neil Trivedi, Pauline Found

    This book proposes a new model, the Lean and Green Business Model (L&GBM), where the environmental aspect of sustainability is integrated with Lean thinking in order to create a way of thinking that contributes to and balances the three sustainability dimensions of people, profit, and planet.…

    Hardback – 2015-08-22
    Productivity Press

  • Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles

    Public science and private innovation, 1st Edition

    By Albert N. Link, Alan C. O'Connor, Troy J. Scott

    Electric drive vehicles (EDVs) are seen on American roads in increasing numbers. Related to this market trend and critical for it to increase are improvements in battery technology. Battery Technology for Electric Vehicles examines in detail at the research support from the U.S. Department of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

  • Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environment

    1st Edition

    By Heba Allah Essam E. Khalil, Essam E. Khalil

    Energy Efficiency in the Urban Environment is a study of energy crisis, urbanisation, and climate change, as well as a discussion of how to combat these global challenges. With a special focus on Egypt, this book addresses the macroscale of urbanism from the perspective of city dwellers’ quality of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-12
    CRC Press
    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

  • Green Power

    Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo, Mauro F. Guillén

    Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the…

    Hardback – 2014-02-05
    Productivity Press

  • The Energy of Nations

    Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Leggett

    Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow’s world. Jeremy Leggett gives a personal testimony of the dangers often ignored and incompletely understood - a…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge

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