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Cellulose Science and Technology

by Thomas Rosenau, Antje Potthast & Johannes Hell

This book addresses both classic concepts and state-of-the-art technologies surrounding cellulose science and technology. Integrating nanoscience and applications in materials, energy, biotechnology, and more,...


Renewable Power and Energy, Volume II

by Gary D. Price

Photovoltaic power systems are becoming a significant source of energy in our energy resource mix today. It is essential these systems are reliable, safe and secure.

Precise engineering design is required to...


Renewable Power and Energy, Volume I

by Gary D. Price

Photovoltaic power systems are becoming a significant source of energy in our energy resource mix today. It is essential these systems are reliable, safe and secure.

Precise engineering design is required to...


Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting

by Mohammad Adnan Ilyas

Environmental pollution has been one of the main challenges for sustainable development. Piezoelectric materials can be used as a means of transforming ambient vibrations into electrical energy to power devices....


Harvesting Solar, Wind and Tidal Power - Environment for Kids | Children's Earth Sciences Books

by Baby Professor

Did you know that the environment is an excellent source of natural, renewable power? With the right tools, you can harvest energy from the sun, wind and tides. This book will explore the wonderful world of...


Power from the Wind

by Dan Chiras

Power from the Wind is the completely revised and updated edition of the go-to guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy systems. Written with the homeowner layperson in...


What Did Einstein Have to Say? | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor

Physics helps us learn how the world around us works. It is a powerful subject that helps express the creativity to see the world in more ways than one. Teaching the subject to kids will help improve the quantitative...


How Fast Is the Speed of Light? | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor

Let’s break down physics into interesting bits and pieces so that kids would be encouraged to actually like the subject. The way to do that would be to use handpicked information and partner them with wonderful...


Are They Moving, or Are We? | Children's Physics of Energy

by Baby Professor

Physics is one of the toughest subjects, it’s true. But it doesn't mean that you just have to give up on it and stop trying to teach your kids about it. This book will reinforce you in this Physics Mission!...


Prepper's Total Grid Failure Handbook

by Alan Fiebig & Arlene Fiebig

The ultimate guide to creating, storing and utilizing lifesaving power in the most critical circumstances

With America's antiquated grid, it takes little to cause a power outage—everyday wind, and lightning...


A Dictionary of Energy Science

by Nick Jelley

A Dictionary of Energy Science covers terms related to energy technologies and their impact on the world's energy use. It sets out the principles behind each technology's operation, as well as its economic,...


Sun, Wind, & Water - Part 2 of 2: The Essential Guide to the Energy-Efficient Cruising Boat

by Bill Morris

This is Part 2 of 2 of Sun, Wind, & Water, The Essential Guide to the Energy-Efficient Cruising Boat.  

Part 2 covers the following topics:  

•    Lighting, Navigation, and Communication

•    Refrigeration...


Sun, Wind, & Water - Part 1 of 2: The Essential Guide to the Energy-Efficient Cruising Boat

by Bill Morris

This is Part 1 of 2 of Sun, Wind, & Water, The Essential Guide to the Energy-Efficient Cruising Boat.  

Part 1 covers the following topics:  

•    Main Power Plant

•    Engine Alternators

•  ...


Continuous Power from Wind and Sun : When-ever you need it

by Max Whisson

This book offers no less than a solution to the challenge of getting an endless and continuous supply of electricity from the intermittent free energy of wind and sunshine, with no depletion of the multi-million...


Model Predictive Control of Wind Energy Conversion Systems

by Venkata Yaramasu & Bin Wu

Model Predictive Control of Wind Energy Conversion Systems addresses the predicative control strategy that has emerged as a promising digital control tool within the field of power electronics, variable-speed...


Power from the Sun: A Practical Guide to Solar Electricity¿Revised 2nd Edition

by Dan Chiras

The completely revised and updated guide to solar energy – everything you need to power your home or small business


Power Grid Operation in a Market Environment

by Hong Chen

Covers the latest practices, challenges and theoretical advancements in the domain of balancing economic efficiency and operation risk mitigation 

This book examines both system operation and market operation...


Balancing Green Power: How to deal with variable energy sources

by Professor David Elliott

Renewable energy sources are large but some are variable and intermittent. The wide-scale use of renewable energy sources for energy supply will require the adoption of ways to compensate for their variability....


The Permaculture City

by Toby Hemenway

Permaculture is more than just the latest buzzword; it offers positive solutions for many of the environmental and social challenges confronting us. And nowhere are those remedies more needed and desired than...


Beyond the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: New Strategies for 21st-Century Growth

by Will Sarni

This concise guide goes beyond just identifying the problems and helps organizations abandon "business as usual" thinking to begin solving the issues found at the food, water and energy nexus.