Alternative Energy: Sources & Systems

Alternative Energy: Sources & Systems

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The skyrocketing demand for clean, abundant energy has resulted in a need for comprehensive information that can be used by builders, technicians, energy industry professionals, and anyone else wanting to learn about alternative forms of energy and their everyday uses. With a vast array of information available on the subject, Alternative Energy: Sources a Systems stands out from the crowd as an easy-to-read resource on current, mainstream technologies as well as those on the horizon. This book bridges the gap between overly simplistic information and high-level engineering materials. Instead, Alternative Energy: Sources a Systems serves as a comprehensive guide that explores solar, wind, and other sources, and the technology available to harness them. Readers will gain a better understanding of how these systems work as well as how they are put together.Determining solaraccess involves findinga sitewith adequate yearround exposure to sunlight. ... heading a€œSolar Angles, a€ the University of Oregon Solar Monitoring Laboratory website canalso generate a solarpath diagram for anygiven locationanbsp;...

Title:Alternative Energy: Sources & Systems
Author:Donald Steeby
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-07-28


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