Renewable : the world-changing power of alternative energy
    (2013)

    Nonfiction

    Book

    Call Numbers:
    333.794/SHERE,J
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Details

PUBLISHED
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013
EDITION
First edition
DESCRIPTION
viii, 294 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN
9780312643751 (hardcover : alkaline paper), 9780312643751, 0312643756 :
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Part 1. Green gas -- Henry Ford and the search for ethanol -- Giant Chinese silver grass -- The rise, fall, rise and fall of alcohol fuel -- Gas lines and gasohol -- Back to the ethanol future -- Part 2. Sun -- The sad fate of Jimmy Carter's solar panels -- Solar Renaissance -- Sun power -- Ice from fire -- Solar reborn -- Part 3. Wind -- Charles Brush and his wind machine -- Wind power reborn -- Peppard's folly -- Wind goes electric -- A new golden age of wind -- Part 4. Earth -- Going geothermal at Ball State -- The geysers -- Hot rocks and high hopes -- Part 5. Water -- Hydropower 2.0 -- The electropolis of America -- The power of waves -- Salter's duck