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The changing energy mix : a systematic comparison of renewable and nonrenewable energy

Author: Paul F Meier
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]
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"The energy mix is changing, and renewable energy is growing in importance. If you were born before 1989, you lived in a U.S. where there was no electricity generated from either wind or solar power and very little from geothermal and biomass. Now, in 2018, the combined generation from wind and solar has surpassed hydroelectricity. Fourteen states now generate more than 10% of their electricity from wind and three  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meier, Paul,
The changing energy mix
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2020005854
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul F Meier
ISBN: 9780190098391 0190098392
OCLC Number: 1156432596
Description: 617 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: IntroductionChapter 1: Petroleum Crude OilChapter 2: Natural GasChapter 3: CoalChapter 4: NuclearChapter 5: HydroelectricChapter 6: Wind EnergyChapter 7: SolarChapter 8: EthanolChapter 9: BiomassChapter 10: GeothermalChapter 11: HydrogenChapter 12: Fischer-Tropsch SynthesisChapter 13: Generation of Electricity by US StatesChapter 14: ConclusionsAppendix A: Capital Cost, Operating Cost, Well-to-Wheels Levelized Cost of Electricity, and Well-to-Wheels Levelized Cost of FuelAppendix B: Units, Unit Prefixes, and Basic DefinitionsIndex
Responsibility: Paul F. Meier.

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The Changing Energy Mix compares twelve renewable and nonrenewable energy types using twelve common technical criteria. After reading this book, readers will be well-informed enough to draw their own  Read more...

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The Changing Energy Mix systematically compares a range of energy sources and technologies. Written from the perspective of a natural scientist, Paul Meier's approach to this book is a welcome and Read more...

 
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