Wind Turbine Operation in Electric Power Systems: Advanced Modeling

A comprehensive approach to Wind Turbine Generator Systems (WTGS) and their operation in dynamic electric power system analysis. The presented advanced models arose from the author’s research. They describe the … Continue reading

Offshore Wind Energy: Research on Environmental Impacts

This book provides the only compendium of the research efforts of the German Federal Republic for the development of offshore wind energy that summarizes the main findings of German accompanying … Continue reading

Following Oil: Four Decades of Cycle-Testing Experiences and What They Foretell about U.S. Energy Independence

In a forty-year career as an oil and gas investment analyst and as an investment banker and strategic adviser on petroleum-sector mergers, acquisitions, and financings, Thomas A. Petrie has witnessed … Continue reading

The Political Algebra of Global Value Change: General Models and Implications for the Muslim World

This book is intended to provide a new approach to the study of global values and global value change, based on representative international survey data, and above all, the World … Continue reading

Reaction Pathways and Mechanisms in Thermocatalytic Biomass Conversion I: Cellulose Structure, Depolymerization and Conversion by Heterogeneous Catalysts (Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology)

Volume I mainly focuses on the current understanding of the reaction pathways and mechanisms involved in several important catalytic conversions of cellulose and carbohydrates. It starts with nanoscale illustrations of … Continue reading

Biomass Combustion Science, Technology and Engineering (Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy)

The utilisation of biomass is increasingly important for low- or zero-carbon power generation. Developments in conventional power plant fuel flexibility allow for both direct biomass combustion and co-firing with fossil … Continue reading

Renewable Energy: A Global Review of Technologies, Policies and Markets

‘offers knowledge and inspiration to promote renewable energy in developing and industrialized countries’ Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of UNEP From technology to financing issues, Renewable Energy offers a comprehensive and … Continue reading

Red Sea Geothermal Provinces

As a consequence of the continental break up and sea floor spreading along the Red Sea axis, the countries around the Red Sea i.e. Egypt, Eretria, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Sudan, Yemen, … Continue reading

All Electric America: A Climate Solution and the Hopeful Future

The modern day Edisons have done their job.  We need not wait any longer.  We are poised to wake up to a world running completely on renewable energy.  Waiting any … Continue reading

Renewable and Alternative Energy Resources: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World Issues)

This volume provides an insightful overview of renewable and alternative energy technologies and policies in the United States and around the world. • A chronology of technological developments, events, and … Continue reading