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Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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Table of Contents

  • 1.


    This synopsis provides a comprehensive overview of Sustainable Energy – Without the Hot Air.

  • 2.

    Numbers, Not Adjectives

    This chapter discusses whether a country like the United Kingdom, famously well endowed with wind, wave, and tidal resources, could live on its own energy renewables.

  • 3.

    Making A Difference

    This chapter explores six strategies for eliminating the gap between consumption and renewable production identified in the first chapter, then sketches several energy plans for Britain, each of which adds up.

  • 4.

    Technical Chapters

    This chapter drills down to the physical foundations of energy consumption and energy production.

  • 5.

    Useful Data

    The final chapter contains further reference data and conversion factors, useful for applying the book’s ideas to other countries, and for translating to and from units used by other organizations.

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Difficulty Level:
At Grade
Date Created:
Feb 23, 2012
Last Modified:
Jun 29, 2016
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