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  • Do it Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power by Michel Daniek
    Do it Yourself 12 Volt Solar Power (Paperback) Michel Daniek

    If you want to introduce alternative power supplies around the home and garden or even live totally off-grid in your boat, caravan or yurt and need a practical introduction to solar power and 12 volt supplies, here is an essential guide to the subject.

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  • Cradle to Cradle by Michael Braungart
    Cradle to Cradle (English, Paperback) Michael Braungart, William McDonough

    This is the essence of Cradle to Cradle: waste need not to exist at all. By providing a framework of redesign of everything from carpets to corporate campuses, McDonough and Braungart make a revolutionary yet viable case for change and for remaking the way we make things.

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  • Prepper's Total Grid Failure Handbook by Alan Fiebig
    Prepper's Total Grid Failure Handbook (English, Paperback) Alan Fiebig, Arlene Fiebig

    The ultimate guide to creating, storing and utilizing lifesaving power in the most critical circumstances...

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  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (English, Paperback) William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURED DIRECTED BY AND STARRING CHIWETEL EJIOFOR.

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  • Sustainable Energy - without the hot air by David J. C. MacKay
    Sustainable Energy - without the hot air (English, Paperback) David J. C. MacKay

    The best-selling book on understanding sustainable energy and how we can make energy plans that add up.

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  • Handbook of Ocean Wave Energy by Arthur O. Pecher
    Handbook of Ocean Wave Energy (English, Hardback) Arthur O. Pecher

    This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 2.5 license. This book offers a concise, practice-oriented reference-guide to the field of ocean wave energy.

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  • Low Carbon Energy Transitions by Kathleen Araujo
    Low Carbon Energy Transitions (English, Hardback) Kathleen Araujo

    Examines four long-term cases of nations shifting to low-carbon energy sources from dependence on fossil fuels, in order to discuss better ways for a nation to make such a transition.

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  • Practical Reliability Engineering by Patrick O'Connor
    Practical Reliability Engineering (English, Paperback) Patrick O'Connor, Andre V. Kleyner

    With emphasis on practical aspects of engineering, this bestseller has gained worldwide recognition through progressive editions as the essential reliability textbook. This fifth edition retains the unique balanced mixture of reliability theory and applications, thoroughly updated with the latest industry best practices.

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  • Solar Energy by Arno Smets
    Solar Energy (English, Paperback) Arno Smets, Klaus Jager

    This book uniquely covers both the physics of photovoltaic (PV) cells and the design of PV systems for real-life applications.

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  • Solar Energy Engineering by Soteris A. Kalogirou
    Solar Energy Engineering (English, Hardback) Soteris A. Kalogirou

    As perhaps the most promising of all the renewable energy sources available today, solar energy is becoming increasingly important in the drive to achieve energy independence and climate balance. This book includes various areas of solar energy engineering, from the fundamentals to the highest level of current research.

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  • Solar PV Engineering and Installation by Sean White
    Solar PV Engineering and Installation (English, Paperback) Sean White

    The NABCEP PV Installation Professional Exam is the gold standard certification exam for PV professionals and is famously difficult to pass. This book will provide test-taking strategy that can be used to most effectively study for and pass the exam. Code and theory is explained in the first half and will prove as useful background for the heart of the book which consists of practice exam...

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  • Climate Change and the Law by Erkki J. Hollo
    Climate Change and the Law (English, Hardback) Erkki J. Hollo

    The first scholarly effort to offer a systematic examination of doctrinal issues in climate law, this book explores the diverse international, regional, national, sub-national and transnational legal responses to climate change. Includes regional case studies.

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  • Photovoltaics by Konrad Mertens
    Photovoltaics (English, Hardback) Konrad Mertens

    Presenting a broad introduction to the photovoltaics technology, Photovoltaics provides students and engineers with cohesive coverage and a logical balance of topics for a solid first course in photovoltaics. The authors describe up-to-date concepts and issues along with explanations of the established technology.

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  • Solar Photovoltaic Basics by Sean White
    Solar Photovoltaic Basics (English, Paperback) Sean White

    Whether or not you are taking the NABCEP Entry Level Exam, learning the material covered in this book is the best investment you can make towards your place in the solar industry....

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  • Wind Energy Explained by James F. Manwell
    Wind Energy Explained (English, Hardback) James F. Manwell, Jon G. McGowan

    Now fully revised, this second edition of Wind Energy Explained: Theory, Design and Application builds on its highly successful predecessor, now the leading textbook for wind energy degree courses.

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  • Numerical Distance Protection by Gerhard Ziegler
    Numerical Distance Protection (English, Hardback) Gerhard Ziegler

    Distance protection provides the basis for network protection in transmission systems and meshed distribution systems. This book covers the fundamentals of distance protection and the special features of numerical technology. The emphasis is placed on the application of numerical distance relays in distribution and transmission systems.

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  • Misconceptions of Risk by Terje Aven
    Misconceptions of Risk (English, Hardback) Terje Aven

    The risk discipline is young and there are a number of ideas, perspectives and conceptions of risk out there. A number of such common conceptions of risk are examined in the book, related to the risk concept, risk assessments, uncertainty analyses, risk perception, the precautionary principle, risk management and decision making under uncertainty.

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  • Beyond Smoke and Mirrors by Burton Richter
    Beyond Smoke and Mirrors (English, Paperback) Burton Richter

    This book is a Nobel Prize-winning scientist's assessment of options for switching to sustainable energy provision to avert potentially disastrous consequences of climate change.

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  • Wind Power by Ben Backwell
    Wind Power (English, Paperback) Ben Backwell

    The wind power business has grown from a niche sector within the energy industry to a global industry that attracts substantial investment. In Europe wind has become the biggest source of new power generation capacity, while also successfully competing with the gas, coal and nuclear sectors in China and the US....

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  • Power from the Wind by Dan Chiras
    Power from the Wind (English, Paperback) Dan Chiras

    The completely revised and updated comprehensive guide to small wind energy systems

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