Sustainable Energy: Opportunities and Limitations by D. ElliottSustainable Energy: Opportunities and Limitations by D. Elliott

Sustainable Energy: Opportunities and Limitations

byD. Elliott

Paperback | July 31, 2007

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In this timely book, leading authors explore the technologies that might help us to develop a sustainable energy future, emphasising renewable energy and the political and economic context needed for them to prosper. This collection makes hard-headed assessments of what is possible and what is not.
GEOFFREY BOYLE is Senior Lecturer, Department of Design and Innovation, Open University, UK and Director of the Energy and Environment Research Unit, Open University, UK BOB EVERETT is Lecturer in the Faculty of Technology, Open University, UK RAJAT GUPTA is Research Fellow, Department of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University, UK PET...
Title:Sustainable Energy: Opportunities and LimitationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:285 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.36 inPublished:July 31, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230241743

ISBN - 13:9780230241749

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Sustainable Energy: The Options; D.Elliott PART ONE: THE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY OPTIONS Sustainable Energy: Nuclear Power and Renewables; D.Elliott Wind Power and Similar Renewable Sources: Why Intermittency Doesn't Matter; D.Milborrow Biomass: Greening the Transport System; J.Scurlock Sea Power: How We Can Tap Wave and Tidal Power; D.Elliott Solar Power: Energy From The Sun; S.Roaf & R.Gupta Saving Energy: How to Cut Energy Wastage; B.Everett The Limits to Energy Efficiency: Time to Beat The Rebound Effect; H.Herring PART TWO: MAKING IT HAPPEN Supporting Renewables: Local Ownership, Wind Power and Sustainable Finance; D.Toke How to Support Renewables: Feed in Tariffs and Quota/Trading Systems; D.Elliott Carbon Trading: Opportunities and Issues; S.Peake PART THREE: THE FUTURE Long-term, Renewables-Intensive World Energy Scenarios; G.Boyle Sustainable Lifestyles of the Future; P.Harper A Sustainable Future for Energy?; D.Elliott

Editorial Reviews

"Dave Elliott and his authoritative co-authors consider the choices realistically in terms of technology, politics and economics. No other publication is so comprehensive and fair, as we move into an uncharted future."--John Twidell, Editor of the international journal Wind Engineering"The book takes a well-structured approach to dealing with what is in all respects a vast subject...Elliott and his co-authors give objective evaluations of the nuclear, wind, biomass, sea and solar power options...The authors consistently provide the podium to all sides of the debate." --Business & Finance Ireland