Our Energy Future

Author: Carla S. Jones
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520964284
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This book emphasizes the importance of continued scientific, agricultural, and engineering development while it outlines the political and environmental challenges that will accompany a complete shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy ...

Our Renewable Future

Author: Richard Heinberg
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610917790
Size: 68.84 MB
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"Over the next few decades, we will see a profound energy transformation as society shifts from fossil fuels to renewable resources like solar, wind, biomass.

Introduction To Renewable Energy Second Edition

Author: Vaughn C. Nelson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498701957
Size: 73.89 MB
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Dedicated to converging science and technology in a way that ensures a sustainable future, this book outlines the basics of renewable energy and focuses on current and developing policies that support the shift to renewable energy.


Author: Anju Dahiya
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0124081207
Size: 48.37 MB
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Bioenergy: Biomass to Biofuels takes on this topic and examines current and emerging feedstocks and advanced processes and technologies enabling the development of all possible alternative energy sources: solid (wood energy, grass energy, ...

Biofuels For Transport

Author: Worldwatch Institute
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 184977059X
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The book demystifies complex questions and concerns, such as the food v. fuel debate.

Sustainable Energy Policies For Europe

Author: Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203120221
Size: 67.11 MB
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This book provides an analysis of the different approaches and the reasons why there is no sustainable alternative to aiming for 100% renewables – and how this vision could come true.

Chesapeake Biofuel Policies Balancing Energy Economy And Environment

Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437944086
Size: 69.96 MB
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Introduction: Biofuels. as. Part. of. Our. New. Energy. Future. The. future of
alternative energy in the Chesapeake region and nationwide is being driven by a
number of forces. Primary among them are the desire for cleaner fuels, more
secure ... Key among the current incentives are the National Renewable Fuel
Standard (RFS), various renewable electricity standards, emerging low-carbon
fuel standards and other programs to stimulate and subsidize renewable energy

Introduction To Energy In California

Author: Peter Asmus
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Size: 70.36 MB
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While much public debate has focused on fossil fuels, this clearly written guide provides essential information on a broader range of issues--where our energy comes from, where future supplies will be found, and what new advances are being ...

Renewable Energy Sources

Author: Clarisse Fräss-Ehrfeld
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9041128700
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Chapter 6 National Instruments and Policies to Promote Renewable Energy
Sources* 1 INTRODUCTION In general, RE technologies have high investment
costs, which, without any government support, makes them less attractive an ...
from Renewable Energy Sources in the Internal Electricity Market (2001/77/EC),
<http://eur-lex.europa.eu/pri/en/oj/dat/ 2001/l_283/l_28320011027en00330040.
pdf>; European Commission: Directive on the Promotion of the use of biofuels
and other ...

Energy Return On Investment

Author: Charles A.S. Hall
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319478214
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In this book, you will learn how these measures of “progress” are completely dependent on the balance that can be achieved between energy costs (inputs) and gains.