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Main Title Powering the dream : the history and promise of green technology /
Author Madrigal, Alexis,
Publisher Da Capo Press,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 657595578
ISBN 9780306818851; 030681885X; 9780306820991; 0306820994
Subjects Renewable energy sources--Research--United States--History--Popular works. ; Renewable energy sources--Forecasting--Popular works. ; Sustainable engineering--United States--History--Popular works. ; Sustainable engineering--Forecasting--Popular works. ; SCIENCE--General. ; TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING--General. ; Fèornybara energikällor--historia. ; Fèorenta staterna. ; Renewable energy resources--Research--United States--History. ; Renewable energy resources--Forecasting.
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EHAM  TJ808.7.U6M33 2011 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 06/01/2011
ESAM  TJ808.7.U6M33 2011 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 09/26/2011
Collation xiv, 365 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
1: The dream of a more perfect power -- Profit, salvation -- The first green-technology futurist -- The utopia commercial -- Prescribing for the globe itself -- 2: What was -- Steam-powered America -- The wind and the West -- The parable of Petrolia -- Wave motors and airplanes -- Compressed air and electricity -- 3: What might have been -- The National Electric Transportation System that almost was -- Solar hot water, day and night -- The solar home of the 1950s -- The Solar Energy Research Institute -- The meaning of Luz -- How to burn a biological library -- 4: Lessons from the Great Energy Rethink -- What happens when an energy system breaks -- Thermodynamics -- Transcendentalism -- Tools -- Technology -- 5: Innovation and the future -- Google's RE