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About 410 free online publications at the Internet Archive, assembled by ‘Folkscanomy’. Some books: Wind Electricity Generation, Solar Distillation, Biogas, Solar Photovoltaic Energy, Energy to 2050, Homemade Solar Cells, A Sailwing Windmill, Solar Hot Water Booklet, Electric Power from the Wind, Micro Hydro Electric Power, Solar Heating of Buildings and Domestic Hot Water, Solar Oven, How to Build a Fuel Cell, Solar Water Heating, The Home Built Windmills of Nebraska, Fuel Cell Handbook, Aspects of Wind Power for Irrigation, Visions of Cities toward a Low-Energy Future, many more free eBooks on Energy and Energy Policy.
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About 330 free solar energy books PDF at the Internet Archive. Some book titles: Renewable Resources and Alternative Technologies for Developing Countries, The Passive Solar Energy Book, Solar Energy Handbook, The Renewable Energy Handbook, Solar Living Source Book, The New Solar Home Book, Passive Solar House Book, Direct Use of the Sun’s Energy, Principles of Solar Engineering, Homeowner’s Guide to Solar Heating and Cooling, Solar Power, Solar Energy Thermal Processes, Environmental Benefits and Costs of Solar Energy, Harnessing Power from the Sun, many more Solar Energy books free pdf.
Suggested Renewable Energy Books
New Society 2010 Dewey Dec. 621
Wind energy is the fastest growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 percent of global electrical demand.
Wind Power Basics provides a clear understanding of wind and wind energy systems, including turbines, towers, inverters and batteries, site assessment, installation, and maintenance requirements.
Whether you’re considering your own small-scale wind energy system or just want a straightforward, detailed introduction to the benefits and challenges of this rapidly emerging technology, Wind Power Basics is the guide you need.
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Infobase 2010 Dewey Dec. 621
From windmills used in the past to giant wind turbines that dot the landscape today, wind power has always been a prevalent, if intermittent, source of energy. Wind Power discusses the benefits of harnessing the wind for everyday use and its future as a renewable source of energy.
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Harper, Gavin D.J.
Ramsbury 2008 Dewey Dec. 621
Domestic Solar Energy is brimming with advice and information that will be of value to all those who are interested in making the optimum use of solar energy in the home. The author considers the impact of global warming and the international energy crisis before explaining how the home owner can evaluate the energy performance of his, or her, house and make better use of natural lighting. All aspects are covered of the installation of photovoltaic cells to a residential property using solar power to produce domestic electricity and to heat water. The costs are calculated and the benefits of installing a solar energy system are assessed. This is essential reading for all those who wish to take advantage of free, environmentally-friendly solar energy, reduce their energy bills in the long run and help the environment.
Haugen, David M., ed.
Greenhaven 2010 Dewey Dec. 621
Explores the topics relating to alternative sources of energy by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications.
Krupp, Fred and Horn, Miriam
Norton 2008 Dewey Dec. 621
Krupp, longtime president of the Environmental Defense Fund, and Horn present a stirring and hopeful call to arms as they feature the bold innovators and investors who are reinventing energy and the ways we use it. How to harness the great forces of capitalism to save the world from catastrophe.
The forecasts are grim and time is running out, but that’s not the end of the story. In this book, Fred Krupp, longtime president of Environmental Defense Fund, brings a surprisingly hopeful message: We can solve global warming. And in doing so, we will build the new industries, jobs, and fortunes of the twenty-first century.In these pages the reader will encounter the bold innovators and investors who are reinventing energy and the ways we use it. These entrepreneurs are poised to remake the world’s biggest business and save the planet—if America’s political leaders give them a fair chance to compete.
MacKay, David J. C.
“Addressing the sustainable energy crisis in an objective manner, this enlightening book analyzes the relevant numbers and organizes a plan for change on both a personal level and an international scale–for Europe, the United States, and the world. In case study format, this informative reference answers questions surrounding nuclear energy, the potential of sustainable fossil fuels, and the possibilities of sharing renewable power with foreign countries.
While underlining the difficulty of minimizing consumption, the tone remains positive as it debunks misinformation and clearly explains the calculations of expenditure per person to encourage people to make individual changes that will benefit the world at large.
Atlantic 2011 Dewey Dec. 621
“This book will guide anyone interested in the process of installing and utilizing solar power for their home in the process of searching for, buying, or building their own solar power system. Learn how solar power and other alternative energy sources can help to save the world regardless of the cost and how you can start surveying your own energy use and efficiency. Learn how you can start making basic adjustments to become more efficient and how solar power can help you before you start any major projects.”
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Povey, Karen D.
Thomson Gale 2007 Dewey Dec. 621
Commonly known alternative energy sources include hydroelectric energy, solar energy, wind energy, biomass energy, geothermal energy, and tidal power. According to the U.S. Energy Administration, alternative fuel vehicles have decreased since 2003, however, buses utilizing alternative fuel have steadily increased since that time: from 9,000 in 2003 to 12,000 today. This accessible and timely edition examines the problems caused by the use of traditional fossil fuels and looks at alternatives such wind, solar, and nuclear energy. Its visually appealing presentation and compelling examples provide context and prompt readers to think critically about the future of alternative energy.
Alternative Energy: Beyond Fossil Fuels – Renewable Energy Books PDF
Rau, Dana Meachen
Compass Point 2010 Dewey Dec. 621
“We rely on energy to fuel our activities, but fossil fuels cause pollution. And their supply is running out. What can you do? Alternative energy sources such as water, wind, and sun provide a promising and environmentally friendly solution to our looming energy crisis. And simply conserving energy can help your family save money while protecting the planet. Join the Green Generation. Together we can make a world of difference.
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Alternative Energy Institute 2001 Dewey Dec. 621
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Gareth Stevens 2008 Dewey Dec. 621
– Text correlated to the middle school science curriculum and developed in consultation with a science curriculum consultant
– Clear explanations of key energy concepts
– Descriptions of cutting-edge developments in energy production
– Discussions of how each energy source affects global warming
– A wealth of diagrams that enhance understanding
– A glossary of scientific terms.
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Sovacool, Benjamin K.
Praeger 2008 Dewey Dec. 621
The American electric utility system is quietly falling apart. Once taken for granted, the industry has become increasingly unstable, fragmented, unreliable, insecure, inefficient, expensive, and harmful to our environment and public health. According to Sovacool, the fix for this ugly array of problems lies not in nuclear power or clean coal, but in renewable energy systems that produce few harmful byproducts, relieve congestion on the transmission grid, require less maintenance, are not subject to price volatility, and enhance the security of the national energy system from natural catastrophe, terrorist attack, and dependence on supply from hostile and unstable regions of the world. Here arises The Dirty Energy Dilemma: If renewable energy systems deliver such impressive benefits, why are they languishing at the margins of the American energy portfolio? And why does the United States lag so far behind Europe, where conversion to renewable energy systems has already taken off in a big way?.
Wind and Water – Renewable Energy Books PDF
Facts on File 2009 Dewey Dec. 621
Wind and Water describes conventional hydropower, or wind power, and some of the newer technologies (with less certain futures) that are being introduced to harness the power of ocean currents, ocean waves, and the temperature difference between the upper and lower layers of the ocean. The strengths and limitations of each technology are discussed as well as mathematical models that describe the maximum amount of energy that can be harnessed by such devices. This comprehensive new volume also examines how these power producers benefit from government support and the economics of operating these types of generating stations. An interview with Dr. Stan Bull, former associate director for science and technology at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is included in which he shares his views about how scientific research is—and should be—managed, nurtured, and evaluated.
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Paw Prints 2007 Dewey Dec. 621
The oldest and most important source of power for our planet is the Sun. This amazing new book explains why solar power is becoming a very real replacement for our current energy sources. Detailed images feature different types of solar collectors, solar thermal plants, and solar cells, and help explain how they are used. Special case studies identify areas where solar power is already in use around the world.
Crabtree 2007 Dewey Dec. 621
While it may not be as simple as pouring water into a gas tank, water, or at least the hydrogen that makes up water, will one day become a significant source of energy. In this important new book, children will discover not only what hydrogen is, but also how this simple element can create clean energy. What fascinating technologies await its future?
Renewable Energy Book List – Renewable Energy Books PDF
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Book Collections on Nuclear Power
About 470 nuclear energy books free pdf at the Internet Archive. Some books: Explaining the Atom, The Good News About Radiation, Sourcebook on Atomic Energy, Nuclear Power, Nuclear Energy, The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Power, The Story of Nuclear Power, The Selling of Nuclear Technology in America, Everything You Wanted to Know about Nuclear Power, Understanding the Threat of Nuclear Power, The Day the Bomb Fell on America, Fission Fusion and the Energy Crisis, Nuclear Power in India, The Arguments Against Nuclear Power, Brighter than a Thousand Suns, many more nuclear power pdf.
Suggested Books on Nuclear Power
Reflections on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident: Toward Social-Scientific Literacy and Engineering Resilience
Ahn, Joonhong et al.
Springer Open 2015 Dewey Dec. 621
Consists of lectures given in 2011 and additional chapters that cover developments in the past three years since the accident. “It provides an arena for discussions to find and create a renewed platform for engineering practices, and thus nuclear engineering education, which are essential in the post-Fukushima era for nurturing nuclear engineers who need to be both technically competent and trusted in society.”
Gale, Robert P. and Hauser, Thomas
Warner 1988 Dewey Dec. 621
A doctor at the site of the explosion of the Unit 4 nuclear reactor at Chernobyl discusses the tragedy, the diseases it will trigger, the environmental damage caused on a global scale and the hope it offers for a safer world.
Graham & Trotman 1980 Dewey Dec. 621
“…Vital topics discussed include methods of power generation, nuclear safeguards, waste disposal, the Three Mile Island incident and opposition to nuclear power. Each topic is considered in relation to developing countries and communist states as well as the USA and Western Europe”.
Kidd, J.S. and Kidd, Renee A.
Facts on File 2006 Dewey Dec. 621
Over the last decade, important advances have been made in the basic science behind nuclear energy, and as a result, our understanding of subatomic particles has been extended. The authors point out, for example, the therapeutic and diagnostic promise of medical isotopes, as well as the use of high-energy particles, that can reveal the inner structure of the materials used to make consumer products.
Meyer, Leo A.
American Technical Society 1974 Dewey Dec. 621
Nuclear power book.
Parsons, Robert C.
Pennsylvania State Univ. 1976
Nuclear power plant engineering.
University of Nebraska 1995 Dewey Dec. 621
In this impassioned, shocking, and deeply personal story, Alla Yaroshinskaya, then a journalist from Zhitomir, Ukraine, near the Chernobyl power station, describes the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and the bureaucratic and scientific corruption surrounding it. Despite the government’s official silence, news and panic spread throughout the USSR and Europe after the horrific accident. Like others, Yaroshinskaya initially fled with her family in hopes of escaping the danger from radioactive fallout that exceeded that of Hiroshima by three hundred times. When she returned home, she discovered that people in highly contaminated areas were being resettled in ones barely less contaminated, that their serious health problems were officially denied, and that people had to eat locally grown contaminated food.