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  • The Biomass Assessment Handbook

    Energy for a sustainable environment, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Frank Rosillo-Calle, Peter de Groot, Sarah L. Hemstock, Jeremy Woods

    The increasing importance of biomass as a renewable energy source has led to an acute need for reliable and detailed information on its assessment, consumption and supply. Responding to this need, and overcoming the lack of standardised measurement and accounting procedures, this best-selling…

    Paperback – 2015-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

  • 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

  • Micro and Small Enterprises, Water and Developing Countries

    A Challenge for Sustainability in Colombia, 1st Edition

    By Gloria Ana María Mónica Sanz Galindo

    The relationship between environmental agencies and polluters is especially challenging in the context of micro and small sized enterprises (McSEs) in developing countries. The focus is mainly at end-of-pipe solutions that are usually unaffordable for McSEs. In order to engage them in achieving…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    CRC Press
    IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series

  • 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

  • Energy and Environmental Engineering

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014), September 21-22, 2014, Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yijin Wu

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environmental Engineering (ICEEE 2014) was held September 21-22, 2014 in Hong Kong. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various professionals, leading researchers, engineers, scientists and students and presents innovative ideas and research…

    Hardback – 2015-02-04
    CRC Press
    Communications in Environmental Science

  • Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Gene Beck CEM, CLP

    This comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The convergence of these disciplines has resulted in an explosion of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-16
    Fairmont Press

  • Grid Parity

    The Art of Financing Renewable Energy Projects in the U.S., 1st Edition

    By Gene Beck CEM, CLP

    Grid Parity provides an in-depth examination of the knowledge, insights, and techniques that are essential to success in financing renewable energy projects. An energy project finance expert with 35 years of experience in capital asset financing, the author provides a comprehensive overview of how…

    Hardback – 2014-05-12
    Fairmont Press

  • 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

  • Introduction to Global Energy Issues

    1st Edition

    By Renaud Gicquel, May Gicquel

    From the discovery of fire to that of the atom, the development of human societies has largely been based on the conquest of energy. In all countries, energy has gradually become one of the key factors of social and economic development, as well as capital, labor and natural resources, and now no…

    Hardback – 2013-08-06
    CRC Press

  • Creating a Lean and Green Business System

    Techniques for Improving Profits and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Keivan Zokaei, Hunter Lovins, Andy Wood, Peter Hines

    Things that are good for the planet are also good for business. Numerous studies from the likes of the Economist Intelligence Unit, Harvard, MIT Sloan, and others indicate that organizations that commit to goals of zero waste, zero harmful emissions, and zero use of nonrenewable resources clearly…

    Paperback – 2013-05-03
    Productivity Press

  • International Law for Energy and the Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Park

    This completely revised edition of Energy Law and the Environment has greatly expanded its scope to explore how international law engages with multinational companies regarding energy sources, ownership of those resources, and state sovereignty. Written for all the players in the energy sector,…

    Hardback – 2013-03-01
    CRC Press

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