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Renewable Energy

Sources and Methods (Green Technology)

Anne E. Maczulak

Hardcover

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Description

Renewable Energy reviews the current status of technologies in renewable energy, a critical subject since the world now increases its energy consumption between 1 to 3 percent each year. Covering the current rate of energy consumption and the consequences of continuing this rate, this new book explains how the main conventional forms of energy including coal, oil, and gas contribute to economies. The focus of this full-color book is the remarkable diversity of ideas that are born every day in the field of alternative energy.

Chapters include:

-Earth's Energy Sources

-Recycling

-Gasoline Alternative Vehicles

-Biorefineries

-Innovations in Clean Energy

-Green Building Design

-Energy from Solid Biomass.

Facts on File, 9780816072033, 208pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2009