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ELECTRICITY GENERATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Título:
ELECTRICITY GENERATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Subtítulo:
Autor:
PAUL BREEZE
Editorial:
ACADEMIC PRESS
Año de edición:
2017
Materia
ENERGÍAS RENOVABLES
ISBN:
978-0-08-101044-0
Páginas:
150
Tamaño:
190 x 235
Disponibilidad:
Disponible
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Sinopsis

Electricity Generation and the Environment is a very concise, up-to-date, and accessible guide to the evolution of environmental awareness, what that environmental awareness has taught the industry, and how technologies can be used to test and improve power performance. There is a strong emphasis on the related social impacts and economic factors involved in the various methods of generating electricity which Breeze explores, making this a valuable and insightful read for those involved in the planning and delivery of energy, such as energy engineers, power generation planners, policy makers, managers, and academics.


Key Features

Explores various life-cycle assessments
Covers fast-advancing renewable and alternative power sources such as hydropower and transportation
Discusses various externalities which impact on the decisions to implement systems and technologies
Evaluates the economic and environmental viability of each power generation system covered

Readership

Power generation planners, electrical engineers, students and lecturers of Electrical Engineering and Energy, researchers, academics and the technical community involved in the development and implementation of power generation technologies, and power related engineering disciplines

Índice

1. Evolution of Environmental Awareness
2. Environmental Effects of Power Generation
3. Carbon Cycle and Atmospheric Warming
4. Controlling Carbon Dioxide
5. Hydrogen Economy
6. Economics of Electricity Production
7. Externalities
8. Life-Cycle Assessment
9. The Bottom Line