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Alternative Energy for Dummies by Rik DeGunther. Want to utilize cleaner, greener types of energy? This plain-English American guide clearly explains the popular forms of alternative energy that you can use in your home, your car, and more. It provides a very useful broad introduction to Alternative Energy. Separating myth from fact, this resource explores the current fossil fuel conundrum, the benefits of alternatives, and the energy of the future, such as hydrogen and fuel cell technology. Topics covered include; The ABCs of alternative energy what it is, how it works, and what the real costs are. Where we are now learn where our current energy comes from and how much longer it will last . Take the first step see how energy efficiency and conservation can reduce your reliance on fossil fuels
Grasp the alternatives from nuclear power to geothermal energy to wood burning, understand the benefits that alternative energy can have on the nation. Apply alternative fuels to transportation. Chapters are;
The basic facts of energy life
Putting together each piece of the energy puzzle
Developing a snapshot of fossil fuel use and availability
Burning up with conventional energy sources
The first alternative energy source efficiency and conservation
Understanding the demand for alternatives
Going nuclear
Harnessing the sun with solar power
Treading water with hydropower
Blowing away with wind power
Digging into geothermal
Exploring biomass
Burning wood
Hydrogen fuel cell technologies
Alternative transport technologies
Alternative fuel vehicles
Plugging in electric vehicles
Hybrid electric vehicles
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
Exotic propulsion systems
Ten or so myths about energy
Ten plus ways to invest in an alternative energy future

Softcover, 362 pages, 190mm x 230mm, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ

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