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

by Shere, Jeremy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : St. Martin's Press, c2013Description: viii, 294 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780312643751 (hardcover : alkaline paper); 9780312643756 .Subject(s): Shere, Jeremy -- Travel -- United States | Renewable energy sources -- History | Energy policy -- United States | Social change -- United States | Renewable energy sources -- United StatesDDC classification: 333.794 S753
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.
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Includes index.

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.

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