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Alcohol Can Be A Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century
Alcohol Can Be A Gas!: Fueling an Ethanol Revolution for the 21st Century
by David Blume
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For the last century it has been impossible to find reliable information on alcohol fuel production and use. Oil companies have continuously suppressed data on Henry Ford's favorite auto fuel. For example, by the late 80s, over 90% of the cars in Brazil... (read more)

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Renewable Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage
Renewable Energy Conversion, Transmission, and Storage
by Bent Sorensen
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Scientist and engineers working in the field renewable energy must overcome the challenges of conversion, transmission and storage before it can replace more traditional power sources such as oil and gas. In this book, Bent Sorenson provides strategies... (read more)

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Energy Crisis: Solution from Space (Apogee Books Space)
Energy Crisis: Solution from Space (Apogee Books Space)
by Ralph Nansen
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Presenting a bold solution for global climate change and dependence on oil--and the threat of war over its diminishing supply--this visionary reference explores how developing solar energy could bring about unprecedented economic prosperity and... (read more)

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Analytical Modelling of Fuel Cells
Analytical Modelling of Fuel Cells
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In fuel cell research, the gap between fundamental electrochemical processes and the engineering of fuel cell systems is bridged by the physical modelling of fuel cells. This relatively new discipline aims to understand the basic transport and... (read more)

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Chasing the Sun: Solar Adventures Around the World
Chasing the Sun: Solar Adventures Around the World
by Neville Williams
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If millions of people in the developing world can use solar power, why can’t we in North America? The question immediately arises from this fascinating account of the author’s 12-year quest to bring solar power and light to people in the... (read more)

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Superfuel: Thorium, the Green Energy Source for the Future (MacSci)
Superfuel: Thorium, the Green Energy Source for the Future (MacSci)
by Richard Martin
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At the dawn of the atomic age, uranium and thorium were equally important as the elements of choice in researching nuclear energy - either one could have powered the world's reactors. But it was uranium that won out, and thorium, which is far cleaner... (read more)

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Beyond Fossil Fools: The Roadmap to Energy Independence by 2040
Beyond Fossil Fools: The Roadmap to Energy Independence by 2040
by Joe Shuster
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If the U.S. solves only its own energy problem, but the world does not, then everyone still loses. Pollution knows no borders and a sinking ship takes down everyone on board. That is why all countries must do what they can to affect a global transition... (read more)

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Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future on Nantucket Sound
Cape Wind: Money, Celebrity, Class, Politics, and the Battle for Our Energy Future on Nantucket Sound
by Robert Whitcomb
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When Jim Gordon set out to build a wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, he knew some people might object. But there was a lot of merit in creating a privately funded, clean energy source for energy-starved New England, and he felt sure most people would... (read more)

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Generators and Inverters: Building Small Combined Heat and Power Systems for Remote Locations and Emergency Situations
Generators and Inverters: Building Small Combined Heat and Power Systems for Remote Locations and Emergency Situations
by Stephen D. Chastain
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This book should probably be called “The Small Power Generation Bible” If you have any questions about small power generation then this is the book for you! Whether you want to build it or buy it, this book has all the essential details for... (read more)

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Out of the Energy Labyrinth: Uniting Energy and the Environment to Avert Catastrophe
Out of the Energy Labyrinth: Uniting Energy and the Environment to Avert Catastrophe
by David Howell
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In their provocative and original book, the authors argue that energy can become a tool for environmental protection, that energy and environment are not by definition in conflict with each other and that by pooling energy production and environmental... (read more)

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Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy
Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy
by Greg Pahl
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For anyone who is trying to keep up with the extremely rapid developments in the biodiesel industry, the second edition of Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy is an invaluable aid. The breathtaking speed with which biodiesel has gained acceptance in... (read more)

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Wind Turbine Operation in Electric Power Systems: Advanced Modeling (Power Systems)
Wind Turbine Operation in Electric Power Systems: Advanced Modeling (Power Systems)
by Zbigniew Lubosny
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A comprehensive approach to Wind Turbine Generator Systems (WTGS) and their operation in dynamic electric power system analysis. The presented advanced models arose from the author's research. They describe the complicated dynamical system behavior of... (read more)

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Power to Save the World: The Truth about Nuclear Energy (Vintage)
Power to Save the World: The Truth about Nuclear Energy (Vintage)
by Gwyneth Cravens
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An informed look at the myths and fears surrounding nuclear energy, and a practical, politically realistic solution to global warming and our energy needs. Faced by the world's oil shortages and curious about alternative energy sources, Gwyneth Cravens... (read more)

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The Hype about Hydrogen: Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate
The Hype about Hydrogen: Fact and Fiction in the Race to Save the Climate
by Joseph J Romm
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Lately it has become a matter of conventional wisdom that hydrogen will solve many of our energy and environmental problems. Nearly everyone — environmentalists, mainstream media commentators, industry analysts, General Motors, and even President... (read more)

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Devil's Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step
Devil's Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step
by Cecile Pineda
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As much personal journal as investigative journalism, this second edition traces the worsening developments at Fukushima Daiichi during the first year following the nuclear disaster. Often poetic in tone and philosophic in scope, this day-to-day... (read more)

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Kicking the Carbon Habit: Global Warming and the Case for Renewable and Nuclear Energy
Kicking the Carbon Habit: Global Warming and the Case for Renewable and Nuclear Energy
by William Sweet
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With glaciers melting, oceans growing more acidic, species dying out, and catastrophic events like Hurricane Katrina ever more probable, strong steps must be taken now to slow global warming. Further warming threatens entire regional economies and the... (read more)

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Photovoltaic Design & Installation for Dummies (For Dummies)
Photovoltaic Design & Installation for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Ryan Mayfield
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Get a grip on photovoltaic design and installation Are you looking to secure a job in the exciting field of photo-voltaic design and installation? This hands-on, friendly guide covers the workings of residential and small commercial-sized photovoltaic... (read more)

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Solar Heat Technologies #10: Implementation of Solar Thermal Technology
Solar Heat Technologies #10: Implementation of Solar Thermal Technology
by Ronal W Larson
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Implementation of Solar Thermal Technology describes the successes and failures of the commercialization efforts of the U.S. solar thermal energy program, from the oil embargo of 1973 through the demise of the program in the early Reagan administration... (read more)

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Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and the Future of Energy in America
Blowout in the Gulf: The BP Oil Spill Disaster and the Future of Energy in America
by William R Freudenburg
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andlt;Pandgt;On April 20, 2010, the gigantic drilling rig andlt;Iandgt; Deepwater Horizonandlt;/Iandgt; blew up in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven crew members and causing a massive eruption of oil from BP's Macondo well. For months, oil gushed into... (read more)

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Cut Your Energy Bills Now: 150 Smart Ways to save Money & Make Your Home More Comfortable & Green
Cut Your Energy Bills Now: 150 Smart Ways to save Money & Make Your Home More Comfortable & Green
by Bruce Harley
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Complemented by dozens of full-color photographs and drawings, a homeowner's guide to saving energy and money furnishes 150 practical, cutting-edge tips and techniques to reduce one's heating, cooling, and other energy costs by making a home more energy... (read more)

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