This volume provides an insightful overview of renewable and alternative energy technologies and policies in the United States and around the world. * A chronology of technological developments, events, and policies related to renewable and alternative energy * A glossary of renewable and alternative energy related concepts including Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC), net metering, and stages of technology developmentFirst, Table 6.1 presents the geographical and organizational definitions needed for any inquiry into the state of world affairs. An energy conversion table acts as a point of reference for comparing various estimates of energy use (Table 6.2).
|Title||:||Renewable and Alternative Energy Resources|
|Author||:||Zachary Alden Smith, Katrina D. Taylor|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2008|