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Green Energy: Sustainable Electricity Supply with Low Environmental Impact

Handbook / Manual

By: Eric Jeffs

228 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Jan 2010 | #185458 | ISBN-13: 9781439818923
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About this book

This book addresses the question of how to build an electricity supply system that meets the demands of a growing population without accelerating global warming or damaging the environment. The text defines a green energy system as one whose construction, installation and operation minimally impact the environment.


Contents

Introduction.
Global Warming.
Carbon Capture and Storage.
The End of Coal?
A Nuclear Energy Revival.
Combined Cycle.
The New Technologies.
The Renewable Uncertainties.
The Truth About America.
What is in the Future?

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Biography

Eric Jeffs is a retired journalist with more than 40 years of experience writing about power generating technology and energy policies.

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