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China's New Energy Revolution: How the World Super Power is Fostering Economic Development and Sustainable Growth through Thin-Film Solar Technology

by Li Hejun

China's Solar-Powered Revolution

China's New Energy Revolution explains how China can tackle its energy bottleneck and achieve a sustainable, peaceful rise by taking the lead in the solar industry.

The author...


The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

by Alex Epstein

Could everything we know about fossil fuels be wrong?

For decades, environmentalists have told us that using fossil fuels is a self-destructive addiction that will destroy our planet. Yet at the same time, by...


Private Participation in the Indian Power Sector: Lessons from Two Decades of Experience

by Mohua Mukherjee

The state of the Indian power sector today is an acknowledged constraint to the country's growth aspirations. This book examines the home-grown Indian experience with private sector participation in power, identifies...


Governance of Indian State Power Utilities: An Ongoing Journey

by Sheoli Pargal & Kristy Mayer

This World Bank review, Governance of Indian State Power Utilities: An Ongoing Journey, is a first attempt to systematically examine the quality of corporate and regulatory governance in the Indian power sector....


Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil

by David Goodstein

Science tells us that an oil crisis is inevitable. Why and when? And what will our future look like without our favorite fuel? Our rate of oil discovery has reached its peak and will never be exceeded; rather,...


The Placebo Response and the Power of Unconscious Healing

by Richard Kradin

Placebo responses are automatic and unconscious and cannot be predicted based on conscious volition. Instead, they reflect complex interactions between the innate reward system of the nervous system and encoded...


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...


Wood Energy in Developed Economies: Resource Management, Economics and Policy

by Francisco X. Aguilar

There has been a recent resurgence of interest in wood energy as part of a sustainable range of renewable energy options. This book addresses the current gap in the energy and public policy literature for a...


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...


Summary of Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future on Nantucket Sound - Wendy Williams & Robert Whitcomb

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Wendy Williams and Robert Whitcomb in their book “Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy...


The Great Texas Wind Rush: How George Bush, Ann Richards, and a Bunch of Tinkerers Helped the Oil and Gas State Win the Race to Wind Power

by Kate Galbraith & Asher Price

In the late 1990s, West Texas was full of rundown towns and pumpjacks, aging reminders of the oil rush of an earlier era. Today, the towns are thriving as 300-foot-tall wind turbines tower above those pumpjacks....


Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era

by Amory Lovins, John W. Rowe & Marvin Odum

Imagine fuel without fear. No climate change. No oil spills, no dead coalminers, no dirty air, no devastated lands, no lost wildlife. No energy poverty. No oil-fed wars, tyrannies, or terrorists. No leaking...


The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production: Coal Production

by D Osborne

Coal is an important fossil fuel resource for many nations due to its large remaining resources, relatively low production and processing cost and potential high energy intensity. Certain issues surround its...


The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production: Coal Utilisation

by D Osborne

Coal remains an important fossil fuel resource for many nations due to its large remaining resources, relatively low production and processing cost and potential high energy intensity. Certain issues surround...


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...


Limiting Oil Imports: An Economic History and Analysis

by Douglas R. Bohi & Milton Russell

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Analyzing Demand Behavior: A Study of Energy Elasticities

by Douglas R. Bohi

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Unlocking Commercial Financing for Clean Energy in East Asia

by Xiaodong Wang & Richard Stern

In East Asia, all middle-income countries have national targets for energy efficiency and renewable energy, and some even have targets for carbon reduction. However, a major hurdle to achieving a sustainable...


Oil Safari: In Search of the Source of America's Fuel

by Paul F. Salopek

Would Americans pay more attention to their sources of petroleum—the lifeblood of their car-centric society—if gasoline came with a price tag tallying the explicit human costs of each fill-up? What untold...