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Alternative Fuels

1st Edition

Sunggyu Lee
September 01, 1996

Environmentally acceptable alternative fuels are in demand. This book dicusses the energy resources that are directly tied to the alleviation of petroleum dependence, and the science and technology in the area of alternative fuels. Various process treatments leading to cleaner and better use of...

Handbook on Bioethanol: Production and Utilization

1st Edition

Charles Wyman
July 01, 1996

Bioethanol is a versatile transportation fuel and fuel additive that offers excellent performance and reduced air pollution compared to conventional fuels. Its production and use adds little, if any, net release of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, dramatically reducing the potential for global...

Hydropower '92

1st Edition

E. Broch, D.K. Lysne
January 01, 1992

The planning of hydropower developments is still a great challenge covering a wide range of technical, economic and environmental issues. The present volume addresses these issues and highlights the ways in which hydropower can be developed to meet varying demands and changing conditions....

Solar Radiation Atlas of Africa: Global and diffuse radiation fluxes at ground level derived from imaging data of the geostationary satellite METEOSAT 2

1st Edition

W. Palz, E. Raschke, T.C. Steemers, R. Stuhlman
January 01, 1991

Observations cover the continents Africa and Europe, the Middle East and wide regions of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Results for the time period (1985-1986) are presented as coloured images and in the form of tables. To ensure the accuracy of these retrieved solar radiation fields at ground...

Renewable Energy Sources: Watt Committee: report number 22

1st Edition

M.A. Laughton
September 03, 1990

Presents and analyses the sources of renewable energy, including advantages and disadvantages, projects implemented internationally, cost and environmental implications, and the benefits of system integration....

Environmental Problems And Solutions: Greenhouse Effect, Acid Rain, Pollution

1st Edition

T. Veziroglu
November 01, 1989

The total estimated damage from greenhouse gas, acid rain, atmospheric pollution, and other man made changes to the environment is of staggering proportions. This clearly points out a need for presentation of the worldwide research results about the environmental effect of the above listed factors...

Photoconversion Processes for Energy and Chemicals: Energy from Biomass 5

1st Edition

D.O. Hall, G. Grassi
October 05, 1989

Proceedings of the Third EEC Workshop on Photochemical, Photoelectrochemical and Photobiological Research and Development, London, 18-21 April 1989....

Photocatalytic Production of Energy-Rich Compounds

1st Edition

G. Grassi, D.O. Hall
April 22, 1988

This workshop comprises part of the four-year (1985-1988) non-nuclear energy R & D programme for the development of renewable energy sources which is being implemented by the Commission of the European Communities. The aim of the workshop was to present work by the contracting laboratories in...