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Energy at the end of the world : an Orkney Islands saga

Author: Laura Watts
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2018]
Series: Infrastructures series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The islands of Orkney, off the northern coast of Scotland, are closer to the Arctic Circle than to London. Surrounded by fierce seas and shrouded by clouds and mist, the islands seem to mark the edge of the known world. And yet they are a center for energy technology innovation, from marine energy to hydrogen fuel networks, attracting the interest of venture capitalists and local communities. In this book, Laura  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Watts
ISBN: 9780262038898 0262038897
OCLC Number: 1029806050
Description: xii, 421 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Saga I: Making Orkney electrons --
Saga II: Making energy futures --
Saga III: Making marine energy.
Series Title: Infrastructures series.
Responsibility: Laura Watts.

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Making local energy futures, from marine energy to hydrogen fuel, at the edge of the world.  Read more...

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Innovation and perseverance are two of the most important qualities that Dr. Laura Watts identifies as the driving forces behind the renewable energy revolution taking place in the Orkney Islands. Read more...

 
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