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Main Title Sustainable energy : choosing among options /
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Tester, Jefferson W.
Publisher MIT Press,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 58451915
ISBN 0262201534; 9780262201537
Subjects Renewable energy sources ; Erneuerbare Energien--(DE-588)4068598-6 ; Energievorrat ; Energiepolitik ; Nachhaltige Entwicklung
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EKBM  TJ808.S85 2005 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 02/01/2016
Collation xxiii, 846 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Sustainable energy : the engine of sustainable development -- Estimation and evaluation of energy resources -- Technical performance : allowability, efficiency, production rates -- Local, regional, and global environmental effects of energy -- Project economic evaluation -- Energy systems and sustainability metrics -- Fossil fuels and fossil energy -- Nuclear power -- Renewable energy in context -- Biomass energy -- Geothermal energy -- Hydropower -- Solar energy -- Ocean waves, tide, and thermal energy conversion -- Wind energy -- Storage, transportation, and distribution of energy -- Electric power sector -- Transportation services -- Industrial energy usage -- Commercial and residential buildings -- Synergistic complex systems -- Choosing among options -- Conversion factors. Designed for advanced undergraduate/graduate students as well as others who have an interest in exploring energy resource options and technologies with a view toward achieving sustainability, this book presents trade-offs and uncertainties inherent in evaluating and choosing different energy options.