Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition

D. Yogi Goswami, Frank Kreith

November 1, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 1624 Pages
ISBN 9781138749115 - CAT# K32717
Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series


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    • Contains new coverage of nuclear energy and natural gas
    • Expands coverage of energy storage technologies and strategies
    • Examines wind, solar-thermal, photovoltaic solar, ocean, geothermal, and biomass energy


    For the Movers, Shakers, and Policy Makers in Energy Engineering and Related Industries

    The latest version of a bestselling reference, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition covers the foremost trends and technologies in energy engineering today. This new edition contains the latest material on energy planning and policy, with a focus on renewable and sustainable energy sources. It also examines nuclear energy and its place in future energy systems, includes a chapter on natural gas, and provides extensive coverage of energy storage for numerous forms of energy generation. The text also provides energy supply, demand, and pricing factor projections for the future.

    Explore the Future of Global Energy

    The authors address problems that industry now faces, including the limited availability of conventional energy resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal, and considers renewable energies such as wind power, solar energy, and biomass. They also illustrate the economics of energy efficiency, discuss the financial energy policies of various countries, consider the role of energy conservation in energy strategies, and examine the future of renewable energy technologies to build a sustainable energy system.

    This book is divided into five sections, providing a comprehensive look at renewable energy technologies and systems:

    • Global Energy Systems, Policy, and Economics
    • Energy Generation through 2025
    • Energy Infrastructure and Storage
    • Renewable Technologies
    • Biomass Energy Systems

    Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Handbook, Second Edition focuses on the successful promotion of a sustainable energy supply for the future, and offers new and relevant information providing a clear reference to sustainable-development goals.


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