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Deepwater Deception

by Robert Kaluza

This book is an adventure, an investigation and a manhunt. It divulges the real reason for the Deepwater Horizon tragedy and leads the reader toward identifying the people responsible for causing it. It is the...


Selling Energy: Inspiring Ideas That Get More Projects Approved!

by Mark T. Jewell, Rachel A. Christenson & Michael Bannett

--#8 on The Wall Street Journal Best-Seller list for business hardback -- Given the abundance of commercially available energy-saving technologies, talented technologists to apply them, and even generous rebates...


New generation photovoltaics

by Fabio Andreolli

This book aims to provide a global overview of the technological, design and financial aspects of solar power systems. All the topics and all the parts that make up a photovoltaic system are dealt with, with...


Nuclear Roulette: The Truth about the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth

by Gar Smith, Jerry Mander & Ernest Callenbach

Nuclear power is not clean, cheap, or safe. With Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima, the nuclear industry's record of catastrophic failures now averages one major disaster every decade. After three...


Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

by Bob Cavnar

Disaster on the Horizon is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses...


Security and Profit in China's Energy Policy: Hedging Against Risk

by Øystein Tunsjø

China has developed sophisticated hedging strategies for managing the international petroleum market, maintaining a favorable energy mix, pursuing overseas equity oil production, building a state-owned tanker...


Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf: Framing U.S. Energy and Security Policies for the Gulf of Guinea

by James J. F. Forest & Matthew V. Sousa

Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf promises to inform a lively debate over the future of U.S. foreign policies toward Africa. This coherent, integrated debate will engage policymakers and the academic community...


Private-Sector Development in Fragile, Conflict-Affected, and Violent Countries

by Sadika Hameed & Kathryn Mixon

The CSIS Working Group on Private-Sector Development in Fragile, Conflict-Affected, and Violent States identifies tools available to the international business community and the U.S. government to assist these...


Restoring U.S. Leadership in Nuclear Energy: A National Security Imperative

by The Csis Commission on Nuclear Energy Policy in the United States

America’s nuclear energy industry is in decline. Low natural gas prices, financing hurdles, failure to find a permanent repository for high-level nuclear waste, reactions to the Fukushima accident in Japan,...


Who Turned Out the Lights?

by Scott Bittle & Jean Johnson

Who Turned Out the Lights? is an entertaining and nonpartisan guide to the current U.S. energy crisis from Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson, coauthors of the breakout bestseller Where Does the Money Go? At once...


Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry

by Marius S. Vassiliou

The Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry presents a concise but complete one-volume reference on the history of the petroleum industry from pre-modern times to the present day. This is done through...


Clean Tech Nation

by Ron Pernick & Clint Wilder

From Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder, the authors of Clean Tech Revolution, comes the next definitive book on the Clean Tech industry. In Clean Tech Nation, they shine a light on the leaders at the forefront of...


Projected Costs of Generating Electricity 2010

by Collective

This joint IEA/NEA report on electricity generating costs presents the latest data available for a wide variety of fuels and technologies, including coal and gas (with and without carbon capture), nuclear, hydro,...


A Profile of the Oil and Gas Industry, Second Edition

by Linda Herkenhoff

We know that the people of Mesopotamia were using crude oil as a tar for building ships and houses as early as 3000 BC, so it is not by any means a new industry-but it is a volatile one. Oil and gas are important...


A Guide for Developing Zero Energy Communities

by John Whitcomb

A Planning Guide for Developing Zero Energy Communities (also called The ZEC Guide) helps developers, corporations, institutions, governments, utility companies, and communities create cities, campuses, and...


Executive Summary

by John Whitcomb

Executive Summary: A Guide for Developing Zero Energy Communities (also called the ZEC guide) helps developers, governments, utility companies, and communities create cities, campuses, and neighborhoods that,...


An Unworthy Future

by Joseph Toomey

It is difficult to find an area of public policy more plagued by misunderstanding than energy policy. Even worse, every time the subject is raised, we are obligated to get mired in pointless arguments about...


There Is No Energy Problem

by Coleman Raphael

The purpose of this book is to demonstrate how our forward-looking and progressive nation can be free of dependence on limited energy sources, such as foreign oil. This book will define energy and describe its...


International Journal of Electronics, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

by Osman Nuri Ucan

It is our great pleasure to publish fifth issue of international journal, “International Journal of

Electronics, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering” (IJEMME) of Istanbul Aydin University.

Our sustainable...


The Paralysis in Energy Decision Making

by Malcolm Grimston

This analysis of decision-making in the energy field, especially electricity in the UK and Western Europe, provides a critique of the various claims that are made for different ways of approaching the critical...