Renewable and Alternative Energy Resources: A Reference Handbook

Renewable and Alternative Energy Resources: A Reference Handbook

by Zachary A. Smith, Katrina D. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598840894

ISBN-13: 9781598840896

Pub. Date: 08/28/2008

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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 policies related to renewable and alternative energy

• A glossary of renewable and alternative energy related concepts including Ocean Thermal

Overview

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 policies related to renewable and alternative energy

• A glossary of renewable and alternative energy related concepts including Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), net metering, and stages of technology development

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598840896
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2008
Series:
Contemporary World Issues Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents for Renewable and Alternative Energy Resources

Zachary A. Smith, Northern Arizona University

Katrina Darlene Taylor, Northern Arizona University

Preface

Chapter 1: Background and History

Chapter 2: Problems, Controversies, Solutions

Chapter 3: Worldwide Perspective

Chapter 4: Chronology

Chapter 5: Biographical Profiles

Chapter 6: Facts, Data, and Statistics

Chapter 7: Directory of Nongovernmental Organizations, Research Institutes,

Associations, U.S. Government Agencies, and International Agencies

Chapter 8: Print and Non-Print Resources

Glossary

Index

About the Authors

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