Renewable Energy Products

  • Introduction to Renewable Power Systems and the Environment

    By Miguel F. Acevedo

    This textbook introduces the fundamentals of renewable electrical power systems examining their direct relationships with the environment. It covers conventional power systems and opportunities for increased efficiencies and friendlier environmental interactions. While presenting state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Photovoltaic Systems and the National Electric Code

    By Bill Brooks, Sean White

    Used throughout the United States, the National Electric Code (NEC) is the world’s most detailed set of electrical codes, with extensive guidelines pertaining to photovoltaic (PV) systems. Photovoltaic Systems and the National Electric Code presents a straightforward explanation of the NEC in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Siting of Nuclear Reactors

    By T. S. Gopi Rethinaraj, Andrew Palmer, Grahame Oliver, Karthik Ganesan, Simran Singh

    Siting of nuclear reactors has to consider topography, accessibility, infrastructure for transportation, construction facilities, township for staff, feasibility of power evacuation, and availability of cooling water, along with other important safety aspects related to geology, seismology, and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26 
    CRC Press

  • Wind Energy Design

    By Thomas Corke, Robert Nelson

    Wind Energy Systems is designed for undergraduate engineering courses, with a focus on multidisciplinary design of a wind energy system. The text covers basic wind power concepts and components - wind characteristics and modeling, rotor aerodynamics, lightweight flexible structures, wind farms,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning

    Edited by Katherine L. Yates, Corey Bradshaw

    Offshore energy generation is a rapidly growing sector, competing for space in an already busy seascape. This book brings together the ecological, economic, and social implications of the spatial conflict this growth entails. Covering all energy-generation types (wind, wave, tidal, oil, and gas),…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Smart Grid Systems

    Modeling and Control

    Edited by N. Ramesh Babu

    Electric power systems are being transformed from older grid systems to smart grids across the globe. The goals of this transition are to address today’s electric power issues, which include reducing carbon footprints, finding alternate sources of decaying fossil fuels, eradicating losses that…

    Hardback – 2017-12-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Solar Powered Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

    A Sustainable Development

    Edited by Larry E. Erickson, Jessica Robinson, Gary Brase, Jackson Cutsor

    The Paris Agreement on Climate Change adopted on December 12, 2015 is a voluntary effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reach the goals of this agreement, there is a need to generate electricity without greenhouse gas emissions and to electrify transportation. An infrastructure of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    CRC Press

  • Smart Grids

    Advanced Technologies and Solutions, Second Edition

    Edited by Stuart Borlase

    The latest edition features a new chapter on implementation and operation of an integrated smart grid with updates to multiple chapters throughout the text. New sections on Internet of things, and how they relate to smart grids and smart cities, have also been added to the book. It describes the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    CRC Press
    Electric Power and Energy Engineering

  • Sustainable Energy Technologies

    Edited by Eduardo Rincón-Mejía, Alejandro de las Heras

    This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    CRC Press

  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference provides a wealth of practical information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered include solar radiation and its detailed measurement, the emissivity and absorption properties of materials, solar thermal energy collection and storage,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

    2nd Edition

    By David Thorpe

    This handy pocket reference contains a wealth of information on a range of topics including the principles of passive solar building and passive house, a ten-step design and build strategy, calculating solar irradiance, factors affecting the choice of building materials, passive heating and cooling…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Energy Pocket Reference

  • Wind Power

    The Struggle for Control of a New Global Industry, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Backwell

    The wind power business has grown from a niche sector within the energy industry to a global industry that attracts substantial investment. In Europe wind has become the biggest source of new power generation capacity, while also successfully competing with the gas, coal and nuclear sectors in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge

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