Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook

This book is divided into five sections, providing a comprehensive look at renewable energy technologies and systems: Global Energy Systems, Policy, and Economics Energy Generation through 2025 Energy Infrastructure and Storage Renewable ...

Author: D. Yogi Goswami

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466585096

Category: Science

Page: 1822

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For the Movers, Shakers, and Policy Makers in Energy Engineering and Related Industries The latest version of a bestselling reference, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition covers the foremost trends and technologies in energy engineering today. This new edition contains the latest material on energy planning and policy, with a focus on renewable and sustainable energy sources. It also examines nuclear energy and its place in future energy systems, includes a chapter on natural gas, and provides extensive coverage of energy storage for numerous forms of energy generation. The text also provides energy supply, demand, and pricing factor projections for the future. Explore the Future of Global Energy The authors address problems that industry now faces, including the limited availability of conventional energy resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal, and considers renewable energies such as wind power, solar energy, and biomass. They also illustrate the economics of energy efficiency, discuss the financial energy policies of various countries, consider the role of energy conservation in energy strategies, and examine the future of renewable energy technologies to build a sustainable energy system. This book is divided into five sections, providing a comprehensive look at renewable energy technologies and systems: Global Energy Systems, Policy, and Economics Energy Generation through 2025 Energy Infrastructure and Storage Renewable Technologies Biomass Energy Systems Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition focuses on the successful promotion of a sustainable energy supply for the future, and offers new and relevant information providing a clear reference to sustainable-development goals.
Categories: Science

The Renewable Energy Handbook

The Renewable Energy Handbook

Whether you are just curious or an industry expert, this handbook will show you how to stretch your energy dollars (doing much more with less), while powering your home with renewable energy from numerous sources.

Author: William Kemp

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 1505383617

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

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Is your dream home or cottage building lot just a little too far from the electrical utility poles? Perhaps you wish to join others who are selling clean, renewable electricity to the power company, and helping to save the environment and make money at the same time? Whether you are just curious or an industry expert, this handbook will show you how to stretch your energy dollars (doing much more with less), while powering your home with renewable energy from numerous sources. The 496 page, 8.5 x 11 inch format handbook contains hundreds of illustrations, plans and photographs detailing the correct and cost-effective methods of harnessing the twin technologies of energy efficiency and renewable energy. The Renewable Energy Handbook, is designed for beginner and expert alike. Each section begins with an introduction and brief overview of the technical matter and leads the reader to the correct and safe installation and operation of the subject technology. Whether you want to save money on your electrical bill, learn how to generate and sell power or, live completely independently off the electrical power grid, this book for you.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

This is vital information for planning a secure energy future. Practical in approach, the book covers technologies currently available or expected to be ready for implementation in the near future.

Author: D. Yogi Goswami

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420003482

Category: Science

Page: 1560

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Brought to you by the creator of numerous bestselling handbooks, the Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy provides a thorough grounding in the analytic techniques and technological developments that underpin renewable energy use and environmental protection. The handbook emphasizes the engineering aspects of energy conservation and renewable energy. Taking a world view, the editors discuss key topics underpinning energy efficiency and renewable energy systems. They provide content at the forefront of the contemporary debate about energy and environmental futures. This is vital information for planning a secure energy future. Practical in approach, the book covers technologies currently available or expected to be ready for implementation in the near future. It sets the stage with a survey of current and future world-wide energy issues, then explores energy policies and incentives for conservation and renewable energy, covers economic assessment methods for conservation and generation technologies, and discusses the environmental costs of various energy generation technologies. The book goes on to examine distributed generation and demand side management procedures and gives a perspective on the efficiencies, economics, and environmental costs of fossil and nuclear technologies. Highlighting energy conservation as the cornerstone of a successful national energy strategy, the book covers energy management strategies for industry and buildings, HVAC controls, co-generation, and advances in specific technologies such as motors, lighting, appliances, and heat pumps. It explores energy storage and generation from renewable sources and underlines the role of infrastructure security and risk analysis in planning future energy transmission and storage systems. These features and more make the Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy the tool for designing the energy sources of the future.
Categories: Science

The Homeowner s Energy Handbook

The Homeowner s Energy Handbook

Are you looking for creative ways to lower your energy costs, generate more of your own power, or become less reliant on the grid? Paul Scheckel offers practical advice for taking matters into your own hands.

Author: Paul Scheckel

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603428477

Category: House & Home

Page: 288

View: 223

Are you looking for creative ways to lower your energy costs, generate more of your own power, or become less reliant on the grid? Paul Scheckel offers practical advice for taking matters into your own hands. Explaining the fundamentals of solar, wind, water, and biofuel energy production, Scheckel shows you how to build and maintain a wide variety of energy-saving and energy-producing equipment, ranging from thermosiphon solar hot water collectors to bicycle-powered generators. Use less energy, save money, and help preserve the environment.
Categories: House & Home

UNEP Handbook for Drafting Laws on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources

UNEP Handbook for Drafting Laws on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Resources

This Handbook is written in response to needs expressed by developing countries for assistance in drafting legislative provisions for promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy, and particularly their environmental dimensions.

Author: United Nations Environment Programme

Publisher: UNEP/Earthprint

ISBN: 9280728105

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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This Handbook is written in response to needs expressed by developing countries for assistance in drafting legislative provisions for promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy, and particularly their environmental dimensions. It addresses the key environmental and implementation issues and presents legislative options for both developed and developing countries for dealing with them, including sample excerpts from legislation.--Publisher's description.
Categories: Political Science

CRC Handbook of Energy Efficiency

CRC Handbook of Energy Efficiency

Addressing the needs of engineers, energy planners, and policy makers, CRC Handbook of Energy Efficiency provides up-to-date information on all important issues related to efficient energy use, including: Efficient energy technologies ...

Author: Frank Kreith

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0849325145

Category: Science

Page: 1113

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Addressing the needs of engineers, energy planners, and policy makers, CRC Handbook of Energy Efficiency provides up-to-date information on all important issues related to efficient energy use, including: Efficient energy technologies Economics Utility restructuring Integrated resource planning Energy efficient building design Industrial energy conservation Wind energy Solar thermal systems Photovoltaics Renewable energy Cogeneration Fossil fuel cost projections The rapid changes that characterize the technology of energy generation systems, and the forthcoming competition among energy producers, make this handbook a must for anyone involved in the science, technology, or policy of energy. The 53 expert contributors from industry, government, and universities, and the 600+ figures and tables make CRC Handbook of Energy Efficiency a professional and valuable resource.
Categories: Science

Energy Management and Conservation Handbook Second Edition

Energy Management and Conservation Handbook  Second Edition

The updated Second Edition of this successful handbook includes chapters from leading experts on the economics and fiscal management of energy, with a focus on the tools available to advance efficiency and conservation measures.

Author: Frank Kreith

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781315356617

Category: Science

Page: 425

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Energy is the mainstay of industrial societies, and without an adequate supply of energy the social, political and economic stability of nations is put into jeopardy. With supplies of inexpensive fossil fuels decreasing, and climate change factors becoming more threatening, the need to conserve energy and move steadily to more sustainable energy sources is more urgent than ever before. The updated Second Edition of this successful handbook includes chapters from leading experts on the economics and fiscal management of energy, with a focus on the tools available to advance efficiency and conservation measures. Updated coverage of renewable energy sources, energy storage technologies, energy audits for buildings and building systems, and demand-side management is provided. The appendix of the handbook provides extensive data resources for analysis and calculation.
Categories: Science

Energy Handbook

Energy Handbook

Energy and man; Fossil and mineral energy resources; Renewable energy resources; Energy concumption trends; Energy consumption projections; Recovery of fossil fuels; Nuclear power; Geothermal energy; Solar energy; Energy consersion and ...

Author: Robert L. Loftness

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:319510010559240

Category: Energy conservation

Page: 741

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Energy and man; Fossil and mineral energy resources; Renewable energy resources; Energy concumption trends; Energy consumption projections; Recovery of fossil fuels; Nuclear power; Geothermal energy; Solar energy; Energy consersion and storage; Energy transport.
Categories: Energy conservation