International Solutions to Sustainable Energy, Policies and Applications
Stephen A. Roosa, Ph.D., CEM, CSDP, REP

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Offering an in-depth examination into sustainable energy sources, applications, technologies and policies, this book provides real-world examples of ways to achieve important sustainability goals. Themes include program assessment, energy efficiency, renewables, clean energy and approaches to carbon reduction. Included are a compiled set of chapters discussing the various international strategies and policies being planned and implemented to reduce energy use, impact carbon emissions and shift towards alternative energy sources. Taking an international perspective, contributors from the U.S., Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Peru, Hungary, Spain, Iran, Ukraine, Jordan, the UAE, Nigeria, South Africa, India, China and Korea offer their views of energy issues and provide detailed solutions. These can be broadly applied by engineers, scientists, energy managers, policy experts and decision makers to today’s critical energy problems.

Stephen A. Roosa is an internationally acclaimed author, lecturer, and expert on the subject of sustainable development. He has over 35 years of experience in energy engineering, energy management and renewable energy. He is the editor-in-chief for Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Director of Sustainable State and Local Programs. As past AEE President, he now serves as chairman of the Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP) Certification Board, chairman of the Renewable Energy Professional (REP) Certification Board, and is on the Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Certification Board. He has been recognized as a Legend in Energy and a member of the Energy Manager’s Hall of Fame.
Dr. Roosa holds a Ph.D. from the University of Louisville in Urban Planning and Development, a Master of Business Administration from Webster University and a Professional Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Kentucky. Previous books he has authored include the Sustainable Development Handbook and Carbon Reduction – Policies, Strategies and Technologies.

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  • ISBN: 978-0-8153-8102-0
  • 6 x 9, 443 pp., Illus., Hardcover
  • ORDER CODE: 0732

CONTENTS

Chapter 1 -Linking Sustainable Development and Energy
Chapter 2 -Energy Policies and Ethical Notions in Developing Countries
Chapter 3 -Facility-scale Energy Storage: Applications, Technologies and Barriers
Chapter 4 -Production of Clean Energy from Cyanobacterial Biochemical Products Bridging Gaps in Energy Planning for First Nation Communities
Chapter 6 -Hybrid Electrical Generation for Grid Independent Oil and Gas Well Fields
Chapter 7 -Barriers to Renewable Energy Development in Trinidad and Tobago
Chapter 8 -Relationship between Nuclear Energy Consumption and Economic Growth
Chapter 9 -Renewable Energy Potentials in Regions of Hungary
Chapter 10 -Forecasting Domestic Energy Consumption for the Nordic Countries
Chapter 11 -Saving Energy -Politics or Business?
Chapter 12 -Heading Towards Energy Efficiency in the UAE
Chapter 13 -Developing Energy from Sustainable Resources in Jordan
Chapter 14 -Innovative Solution for Petroleum Refining in Nigeria
Chapter 15 -Potential of Photovoltaics for Water Heating in South Africa
Chapter 16 -SWOT Analysis of Iran’s Energy System
Chapter 17 -Sustainability and Environmental Management for Ports
Chapter 18 -Renewable Energy Based Smart Microgrids—A Pathway to Green Port Development
Chapter 19 -Carbon Capture and Geologic Storage in India’s Power Sector
Chapter 20 -Renewable Energy in India—Barriers to Wind Energy
Chapter 21 -Industrial and Environmental Governance Efficiency in China’s Urban Areas
Chapter 22 -The Guangdong Emissions Trading Scheme
Chapter 23 -Networking through International Energy Organizations

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