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Charging ahead :the business of renewable energy and what it means for America

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Book News Annotation:

Presents evidence that wind, solar, and geothermal energy resources in the US are more than ample to power all the electrical and transportation needs of the country. Argues that such sources combined with energy efficiency and electric vehicles can sustain and healthy economy and return a clean environment. Profiles many scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs now working in the field.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

  1. Great transformation
  2. Uphill struggle
  3. Today's energy follies
  4. Energy-climate connection
  5. Shining power
  6. Answers from the desert
  7. Crystal power
  8. Nuclear graveyard
  9. Passion for silicon
  10. Solar cells and Taco Bells
  11. Smart solar cells
  12. Thin films
  13. Pretty poly
  14. Solar skins
  15. Whirling power
  16. Wind : a crash course
  17. Nickel machine
  18. Culture of survivors
  19. Another kind of wind company
  20. Europe races ahead
  21. Bioenergy
  22. Biofuels and plant power
  23. Biomass business
  24. Underground power
  25. Geothermal's rocky road
  26. Knowledge and power
  27. Efficiency : the sleeping giant
  28. Miniaturizing energy demands
  29. Electric vehicles : have battery, will travel
  30. Hypercars : and hype about cars
  31. Getting to a renewable future.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805037715
Subtitle:
(the business of renewable energy and what it means for America )
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Co.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Power Resources
Subject:
Economics - Theory
Subject:
Renewable energy sources
Subject:
Renewable energy sources -- United States.
Edition Number:
Special edition.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
3169
Publication Date:
1999
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xvi, 399 p.
Dimensions:
9.55x6.43x1.41 in. 1.50 lbs.

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