FREE SHIPPING

on all orders of $59 or more

7% OFF your purchase of $75 or more!
Use coupon code TUESDAY in checkout.

Renewable Energy Power for a Sustainable Future

, by
Renewable Energy Power for a Sustainable Future by Peake, Stephen, 9780198759751
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780198759751 | 0198759754
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/3/2018
  • Rent Textbook

    (Recommended)

    $37.33
     
    Term
    Due
    Price
  • Buy Used Textbook

    In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

    $44.29
  • Buy New Textbook

    Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days

    $67.21
  • eTextbook

    Available Instantly

    Online: 180 Days

    Downloadable: 180 Days

    $35.73
The provision of sustainable energy supplies for an expanding and increasingly productive world is one of the major issues facing civilisation today. Renewable Energy examines both the practical and economic potential of the renewable energy sources to meet this challenge. The underlying physical and technological principles behind deriving power from direct solar (solar thermal and photovoltaics), indirect solar (biomass, hydro, wind and wave) and non-solar (tidal and geothermal) energy sources are explained, within the context of their environmental impacts, their economics and their future prospects.

Renewable Energy provides both perspective and detail on the relative merits and state of progress of technologies for utilizing the various 'renewables'. The analysis considers emissions, sustainability, cost implications and energy security, as political and economic pressures move society towards a low-carbon future. From an overview of basic energy conversion processes, through a discussion of the individual renewable sources, to a concluding examination of the prospects for their integration into national and international networks and the outlook for renewable energy, this book provides a valuable insight into prospects for the renewables.

Online Resource Centre

Renewable Energy is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features:

For students:
DT Auto- marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter
DT Curated links to further information and up-to-date energy statistics.

For registered adopters of the book:
DT Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures

You might also enjoy...



Please wait while the item is added to your bag...