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Published: 27 February 2020

168 Pages | 29 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198825401

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Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

Nick Jelley

Very Short Introductions

  • Describes the main renewable sources of energy - solar, wind, hydropower, biomass, geothermal, tidal, and wave
  • Explains how renewable energy can now provide power as cheaply as traditional fossil fuel plants and could provide all the world's needs without contributing to dangerous climate change or pollution
  • Offers clear explanations of technologies, including recent innovations in wind and solar energy production, battery storage, and in the emerging power-to-gas provision for clean heating
  • Outlines the challenges ahead in replacing traditional with renewable energy supplies, at country, regional, and local levels
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

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