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World Energy Resources: International Geohydroscience and Energy Research Institute

By: CE Brown

810 pages, 175 figs, 44 tabs


Hardback | Dec 2002 | #144266 | ISBN: 3540426345
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Provides a comprehensive discussion and analysis of global energy resources, international energy markets, international energy forecasts for the first quarter of the 21st century, conventional and alternative energy technologies and pertinent historical developments in world energy.


I: Introduction to Primary Energy - Nonrenewable Sources.- Historical Perspective of Energy.- World Primary Energy Overview.- World Coal Resources.- Nuclear Energy.- Hydroelectric Power.- Meeting future Demands for Energy Resources.- II: Renewable Energy Sources and Alternative Energy Technologies.- Geothermal Energy.- Solar Energy.- Wind Energy.- Advanced Alternative Energy Sources.- Nonrenewable Alternative Energy Resources and Technologies.- Environmental Issues and Concerns in Energy.- History of World Energy Program Policies.- III: United States - Energy Forecasts and Modeling.- IV: World Regional Energy Overview.

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