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Fanchi, John R
Energy in the 21st century / John R. Fanchi ; with Christopher J. Fanchi
2nd ed
Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  TJ163.2 .F35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Power resources
Energy development
Renewable energy sources
Physical Description xiv, 360 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note "Non-technical version of Energy: technology and directions for the future"--p. ix
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-352) and index
Contents A brief history of energy consumption -- Fossil energy: coal -- Fossil energy: oil and gas -- Peak oil -- Nuclear energy -- Renewable energy: solar energy -- Renewable energy: wind energy -- Renewable energy: energy from water -- Renewable energy: bioenergy and synfuels -- Energy carrier, energy storage and hybrid energy systems -- Electricity generation and distribution -- Energy economics -- Future issues: geopolitics of energy -- Future issues: Energy forecasts
Alternate Author Fanchi, John R. Energy
Fanchi, Christopher J

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