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Author Shere, Jeremy author.

Title Renewable : the world-changing power of alternative energy / Jeremy Shere.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    333.794 SHE    Available
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 294 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents 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.
Summary An entertaining and informative guide to where renewable energy has been, where it is today, and where it's heading.
Subject Shere, Jeremy -- Travel -- United States.
Renewable energy sources -- United States.
Energy policy -- United States.
Social change -- United States.
Renewable energy sources -- History.
ISBN 9780312643751 hardcover alkaline paper
0312643756 hardcover alkaline paper

 
    
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