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Environmental Impact of Power Generation

Series: Issues in Environmental Science and Technology Volume: 11

Edited By: RE Hester and RM Harrison

135 pages, Figs, tabs

Royal Society of Chemistry

Paperback | May 1999 | #98184 | ISBN: 0854042504
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About this book

In the modern automated world, the need for economic generation of power is of vital importance. Beginning with an historical overview of power generation, this book covers topics as diverse as the design and siting of power stations, air quality, electromagnetic fields and the economical effects of power lines. Renewable energy and sustainable power generation are also discussed, along with nuclear energy, energy efficiency and conservation.


Contents

Historical overview of power generation; BPEO approaches to the design and siting of power stations; impact of power generation on air quality; environmental performance standards in teh power industry; electromagnetic fields and ecological effects of power lines; renewable energy and sustainable power generation; nuclear energy; energy efficiency and conservation.

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Biography

Ronald E Hester is at the University of York, UK Roy M Harrison OBE is at the University of Birmingham, UK

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