Sustainable Power Technologies and Infrastructure

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  • Author : Galen J. Suppes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 412 pages
  • ISBN : 0128039280
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Sustainable Power Technologies and Infrastructure

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 November 2015
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This book presents an overview of current renewable energy sources, challenges and future trends. Drawing from their longtime expertise and deep knowledge of the field, the authors present a critic and well-structured perspective on sustainable power sources and technologies, including solar, wind, hydrogen and nuclear, both in large and small scale. Using accessible language they provide rigorous technological reviews and analyze the main issues of practical usage. The book addresses current questions in this area, such as: "Is there enough

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This book presents an overview of current renewable energy sources, challenges and future trends. Drawing from their longtime expertise and deep knowledge of the field, the authors present a critic and well-structured perspective on sustainable power sources and technologies, including solar, wind, hydrogen and nuclear, both in large and small scale. Using accessible language they provide rigorous technological reviews and analyze the main issues of practical usage. The book addresses current questions in this area, such as: "Is there enough

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  • Release : 13 October 2020
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 12 March 2013
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  • Release : 08 January 2021
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  • Release : 09 September 2015
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  • Release : 31 December 2012
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While the last few decades have witnessed incredible leaps forward in the technology of energy production, technological innovation can only be as transformative as its implementation and management allows. The burgeoning fields of renewable, efficient and sustainable energy have moved past experimentation toward realization, necessitating the transition to more sustainable energy management practices. Energy Management is a collective term for all the systematic practices to minimize and control both the quantity and cost of energy used in providing a service.

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  • Release : 12 March 2013
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A critical aspect of sustainability associated with water and wastewater systems is to maintain and manage infrastructure in the most efficient and economical manner while complying with environmental regulations and keeping rates at acceptable levels. Given the high cost of fuel, our growing population, and the associated increase in energy needs, it is important to address energy use and future energy availability for the treatment of the water we drink and the water we pollute. Water & Wastewater Infrastructure: Energy Efficiency

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  • Release : 29 December 2010
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  • Release : 15 August 2001
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  • Release : 10 February 2014
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