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The Pros and Cons of Solar Power by Learn about one of the most environmentally friendly forms of energy: solar power, its advantages and disadvantages, and what solar power means for the future of the planet.
Call Number: 333.792 SUL
Solar and Geothermal Energy by Solar energy and geothermal energy have a good deal in common. They are abundant and widely, if unevenly, distributed. Describing the nature of solar and geothermal energy and the processes by which these sources of energy can be harnessed, this book details how they are used in practice to supply electricity to the power markets.
Call Number: 621.47 TAB
Critical Perspectives on Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy by Renewable energy is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global economy as climate scientists and environmentalists give voice to the detrimental effects of fossil fuels. But how far have we gotten in developing efficient and sustainable energy, including solar, wind, and geothermal power, and what are the benefits of these renewable energy sources compared to fossil fuels? This text examines the issue from diverse viewpoints, allowing students to analyze key ideas in energy production through primary source evidence
Call Number: 333.79 CRI
Geothermal Power by Geothermal energy is produced by heat deep inside Earth, and we can use it to power machines, as well as to heat our homes, schools, and offices. How do we harness geothermal power? Will it ever run out? Can it provide us with the energy we need in our power-hungry world? Book jacket.
Call Number: 333.8 MOR
Renewable and Alternative Energy by With growing populations across the world consuming Earths limited oil and natural gas reserves, the environmental and economic toll of energy dependence becomes an increasingly global concern. The development of renewable forms of energysolar, wind, water, and geothermal, to name a fewoffers alternatives to fossil fuels. Consumers are embracing these new modes of energy delivery and use. This extensive volume examines the possibility of a cleaner and more energy efficient future by detailing the historic and emerging technologies behind some the most promising alternative resources.
Call Number: 621.042 REN
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