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Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy Handbook

Edited by: D. Yogi Goswami , Frank Kreith

Print publication date:  September  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781466585089
eBook ISBN: 9781466585096
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b18947
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Book description

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.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Global Energy Systems Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Sound Finance Policies for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Download PDF
Chapter  3:  State and Federal Policies for Renewable Energy Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Strategies and Instruments for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: Internationally, in Europe, and in Germany Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Policies in China Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in India Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Renewable Energy Policies in Brazil: Bioenergy, Photovoltaic Generation, and Transportation Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Energy in Israel: A Case for Renewables Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Renewable Energy in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Japan’s Post-Fukushima Energy Policy Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Policies for Distributed Energy Generation Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Economics Methods Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Environmental Impacts and Costs of Energy Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Distributed Generation Technologies through 2025 Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Demand-Side Management Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Fossil Fuels Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Nuclear Power Technologies through Year 2035 Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Outlook for U.S. Energy Consumption and Prices, 2011–2040 Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Transportation Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Infrastructure Risk Analysis and Security Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Electricity Infrastructure Resilience and Security Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Electrical Energy Management in Buildings Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Control Systems Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Stirling Engines Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Energy-Efficient Lighting Technologies and Their Applications in the Residential and Commercial Sectors Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Energy-Efficient Technologies: Major Appliances and Space Conditioning Equipment Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Heat Pumps Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Electric Motor Systems Efficiency Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Industrial Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Process Energy Efficiency: Pinch Technology Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Analysis Methods for Building Energy Auditing Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Cogeneration Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Energy Storage Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Advanced Concepts in Transmission and Distribution Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Smart Grid Technology Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Solar Energy Resources Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Wind Energy Resource Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Municipal Solid Waste Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Biomass Properties and Resources Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Active Solar Heating Systems Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Passive Solar Heating, Cooling, and Daylighting Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Concentrating Solar Thermal Power Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Wind Energy Conversion Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Photovoltaics Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Thin-Film PV Technology Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Concentrating PV Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Waste-to-Energy Combustion Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Energy Recovery by Anaerobic Digestion Process Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Biomass Conversion to Heat and Power Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Biomass Conversion to Fuels Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Geothermal Power Generation Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Hydrogen Energy Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Fuel Cells Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
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