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Renewable energy and climate change / Volker Quaschning.

By: Quaschning, Volker, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010Description: xii, 308 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780470747070 (cloth : alk. paper); 0470747072.Uniform titles: Erneuerbare Energien und Klimaschutz. Subject(s): Renewable energy sources | Climatic changesDDC classification: 363.73874 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Our hunger for energy -- The climate before the collapse? -- From wasting energy to saving energy and reducing carbon dioxide -- Carbon-free energy --vision or utopia? -- Photovoltaics -- energy from sand -- Solar thermal systems -- year-round heating from the sun -- Solar power plants -- even more energy from the sun -- Wind power systems -- electricity from thin air -- Hydropower plants -- wet energy -- Geothermal energy -- power from the deep -- Heat pumps -- from cold to hot -- Biomass -- energy from nature -- The hydrogen industry and fuel cells -- Sunny prospects -- examples of sustainable energy supply.
Summary: Renewable Energy is a clear introduction to the topics of climate protection and renewable energy, demonstrating the correlations between use of energy, energy prices, and climate change. It evaluates and analyzes the current world situation, whilst also giving essential and practical guidance on personal climate protection.
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Renewable Energy

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 300-302) and index.

Table of contents Our hunger for energy --
The climate before the collapse? --
From wasting energy to saving energy and reducing carbon dioxide --
Carbon-free energy --vision or utopia? --
Photovoltaics --
energy from sand --
Solar thermal systems --
year-round heating from the sun --
Solar power plants --
even more energy from the sun --
Wind power systems --
electricity from thin air --
Hydropower plants --
wet energy --
Geothermal energy --
power from the deep --
Heat pumps --
from cold to hot --
Biomass --
energy from nature --
The hydrogen industry and fuel cells --
Sunny prospects --
examples of sustainable energy supply.

Renewable Energy is a clear introduction to the topics of climate protection and renewable energy, demonstrating the correlations between use of energy, energy prices, and climate change. It evaluates and analyzes the current world situation, whilst also giving essential and practical guidance on personal climate protection.

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