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Photovoltaic Design & Installation for Dummies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781119544357
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Published: For Dummies - March 26th, 2019

Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummies (9781119544357) was previously published as Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummies (9780470598931). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Wind Energy for the Rest of Us: A Comprehensive Guide to Wind Power and How to Use It Cover Image
ISBN: 9780997451818
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Published: Wind-Works.Org - November 17th, 2016

Wind Energy for the Rest of Us straddles two--or more--worlds. The book is about wind energy. It's not just about small wind turbines. It's not just about large wind turbines. It's about the depth and breadth of wind energy, encompassing more than either type of wind turbine. It includes water-pumping windmills and sailing ships.

The Rare Metals War: The Dark Side of Clean Energy and Digital Technologies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950354313
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Published: Scribe Us - October 6th, 2020

Is the shift to renewable energy and digital devices going to free us from severe pollution, material shortages, and military tensions?

The Great Transition: Shifting from Fossil Fuels to Solar and Wind Energy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393350555
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 20th, 2015

The great energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way.

Install Your Own Solar Panels: Designing and Installing a Photovoltaic System to Power Your Home Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612128252
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 27th, 2017

Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061730337
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 27th, 2010

Now a Netflix Film, Starring and Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor of 12 Years a Slave

Off Grid Solar Power Simplified: For Rvs, Vans, Cabins, Boats and Tiny Homes Cover Image
ISBN: 9789464071009
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Published: Nick Seghers - February 1st, 2020

How to make a solar system without a headache, even if you don't know anything about electricity.

More people are figuring out how to make off-grid solar power work for them.

In this book: Off-Grid Solar Power Simplified, you will discover:

American Windmills: An Album of Historic Photographs Cover Image
By T. Lindsay Baker, John Carter (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780806142494
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - February 10th, 2012

From the earliest days of European settlement, Americans have cherished the sight of a windmill--an instantly recognizable feature of the American landscape. Boasting nearly two hundred striking images, this book is the first devoted to photographs illustrating historic wind machines throughout North America.


The Fully Charged Guide to Electric Vehicles & Clean Energy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781783528585
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Published: Unbound - June 2nd, 2020

Did you know that the carbon impact of producing ten cheeseburgers is the same as one passenger travelling 167 miles on a London bus? Or that high levels of air pollution lead to over 40,000 premature deaths and 6 million sick days each year? But maybe the future isn't as bleak as it seems.

Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction Cover Image
ISBN: 9780198825401
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - May 1st, 2020

Energy is vital for a good standard of living, and much of the world's population does not have enough. Affordable and adequate sources of power that do not cause climate change or pollution are crucial; and renewables provide the answer. Wind and solar farms can now provide the cheapest electricity in many parts of the world. Moreover, they could provide all of the world's energy needs.

Off Grid Solar: A handbook for Photovoltaics with Lead-Acid or Lithium-Ion batteries Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578546193
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Published: Old Sequoia Publishing - August 19th, 2019

Off Grid Solar is a pocket guide and quick reference for anyone looking to build an electrical energy system with the free sunshine available to us all.

"The limitations to widespread solar are not centered on the cost, the efficiency, or the need for advancements in technology. The limitations are solely due to the lack of widespread knowledge on the subject."

Solar Dividends: How Solar Energy Can Generate a Basic Income For Everyone on Earth Cover Image
ISBN: 9780990479239
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Published: Sandstone Publishing - September 17th, 2019

Imagine a world where poverty has been eliminated and global warming has been brought under control. Imagine this can be done via a single program. Imagine that we can start on this today.

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