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Featured Books & eBooks - Alternative Energy Sources


Armaroli, Nicola; Vincenzo Balzani; & Nick Serpone. Powering Planet Earth: Energy Solutions for the Future. (2013) - TJ808 .A75

Clark, Woodrow. Global Energy Innovation: Why America Must Lead. (2012) - TJ163.25.U6 C585

Ghosh, Tushar. Energy Resources & Systems - Volume 2: Renewable Resources. (2011) - eBook

Li, Xianguo. Green Energy Basic Concepts & Fundamentals. (2011) - eBook

Miller, Debra (Ed.). Energy Production & Alternative Energy. (2011) - TJ808 .E55

Seifried, Dieter. Renewable Energy: The Facts. (2010) - TJ808 .S54

Rand, Tom. Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies to Save the World. (2010) -  TJ808 .R35

Haugen, David; Susan Musser; & Vickey Kalambakal (Eds.). Energy Alternatives. (2010) - TJ808.2.E64

Black, Brian. Alternative Energy. (2010) - TJ163.25.U6 B58

Daniels Becker, Peggy. Alternative Energy. (2010) - TJ808.2 .A57

Harvey, Leslie. Energy and the New Reality 2: Carbon-Free Energy Supply. (2010) - eBook

DeGunther, Rik. Renewable Energy for Dummies. (2009) - TJ808 .D424

Little, Amanda. Power Trip: From Oil Wells to Solar Cells--Our Ride to the Renewable Future. (2009) - HD9502.U52 L568

Mackay, David. Sustainable Energy--Without the Hot Air. (2009) - TJ808 .M335

Craddock, David. Renewable Energy Made Easy: Free Energy from Solar, Wind, Hydropower & Other Alternative Energy Sources. (2008) - TJ808 .C73

Vaitheeswaran, Vijay. Power to the People: How the Coming Energy Revolution Will Transform Industry, Change Our Lives, and Maybe Even Save the Planet. (2007) - TJ163.2 .V335

Cipiti, Ben. Energy Construct: Achieving a Clean, Domestic, & Economic Energy Future. (2007) - TJ163.2 .C44

Klapp, Jaime; Jorge Cervantes-Cota; & Jose Chavez Alcala. Towards a Cleaner Planet: Energy for the Future. (2007) - TJ163.15 .T69

Gunkel, Darrin. Alternative Energy Sources. (2006) - TJ808 .A488



Zodikoff, Craig. Encyclopedia of Alternative & Renewable Energy: Trends & Applications of Renewable Energy. (2015) - TJ808.2 .Z76

Smith, Zachary. Renewable & Alternative Energy Resources: A Reference Handbook. (2008) - TJ808.3 .S65

Berinstein, Paula. Alternative Energy: Facts, Statistics & Issues. (2001) - Ref TJ808 .B467


Johnstone, Bob. Switching to Solar: What We Can Learn from Germany's Success in Harnessing Clean Energy. (2011) - TK1087 .J64

Thorpe, Dave. Solar Technology: The Earthscan Expert Guide to Using Solar Energy for Heating, Cooling, & Electricity. (2011) - TJ810 .T57

Armaroli, Nicola. Energy For A Sustainable World : From The Oil Age To A Sun-Powered Future. (2011) - TJ163.2.A763

Findley, David. Solar Power for Your Home. (2010) - eBook

Hankins, Mark. Stand-Alone Solar Electric Systems: The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation. (2010) - eBook

Komoto, Keiichi (Ed.). Energy from the Desert: Very Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems. (2009) - eBook

Gaiddon, Bruno; Henk Kaan; & Donna Munro (Eds.). Photovoltaics in the Urban Environment: Lessons Learnt from Large-Scale Projects. (2009) - eBook

Ewing, Rex. Got Sun? Go Solar: Harness Nature's Free Energy to Heat and Power Your Grid-Tied Home. (2009) - TK1087 .E95

Chiras, Daniel. Power from the Sun: Achieving Energy Independence. (2009) - TK1087 .C45

DGS, International Solar Energy Society. Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects, and Engineers . (2008) - eBook

Crosby, Alfred. Children of the Sun: A History of Humanity's Unappeasable Appetite for Energy. (2006) - TJ163.2 .C78

Bradford, Travis. Solar Revolution: The Economic Transformation of the Global Energy Industry. (2006) - eBook

Patel, Mukund. Wind and Solar Power Systems: Design, Analysis, and Operation. (2006) - TK1541 .P38

Goetzberger, Adolf & V.U Hoffmann. Photovoltaic Solar Energy Generation. (2005) - eBook

Ramsey, Dan. Complete Idiot's Guide to Solar Power for Your Home. (2003) - TK1087 .R36  

Scheer, Hermann. Solar Economy : Renewable Energy For A Sustainable Global Future. (2002) - TJ808.S33


Web Resources

Security & Sustainability Forum. Solar Hot Water Systems - What You Need to Know. (2017)


Warburg, Philip. Harvest the Wind: America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability. (2012) - TK1541 .W36 

Righter, Robert . Windfall: Wind Energy in America Today. (2011) - TJ820 .R54

Burton, Tony.  Wind Energy Handbook. (2011) - TJ820 .H35

Musgrove, Peter. Wind Power. (2010) - TJ828 .M875

Stankovic, Sinisa; Neil Campbell; & Alan Harries. Urban Wind Energy. (2009) - eBook

European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Wind Energy—The Facts: A Guide to the Technology, Economics and Future of Wind Power. (2009) - eBook

Hau, Erich. Wind Turbines: Fundamentals, Technologies, Application, Economics. (2006) - eBook

Patel, Mukund. Wind and Solar Power Systems: Design, Analysis, and Operation. (2006) - TK1541 .P38

Gipe, Paul. Wind Power: Renewable Energy for Home, Farm & Business. (2003) - TJ820 .G565

Redlinger, Robert. Wind Energy in the 21st Century: Economics, Policy, Technology, and the Changing Electricity Industry. (2002) - TJ820 .R43

Pasqualetti, Martin; Paul Gipe; & Robert Righter. Wind Power in View: Energy Landscapes in a Crowded World. (2002) - TJ820 .W5767

Asmus, Peter. Reaping the Wind: How Mechanical Wizards, Visionaries, and Profiteers Helped Shape Our Energy Future. (2001) - TK1541 .A75


Hirt, Paul. Wired Northwest: The History of Electric Power (1870s-1970s). (2012) - TK23.7 .H57

Gerdes, Louise (Ed.). Wave & Tidal Power. (2011) - TC147 .W375 

Falnes, Johannes. Ocean Waves & Oscillating Systems: Linear Interactions Including Wave-Energy Extraction. (2002) - eBook

Grossman, Elizabeth. Watershed: The Undamming of America. (2002) - TD195.D35 G76  


Lloyd, Donal Blaise. Geo Power: Stay Warm, Keep Cool and Save Money with Geothermal Heating and Cooling. (2015) -  TH7417.5 .L637

Egg, Jay. Geothermal HVAC: Green Heating & Cooling. (2011) - TH7417.5 .E38


Brownstein, Arthur M.. Renewable Motor Fuels: The Past, the Present, and the Uncertain Future. (2015) - TP343 .B76  

Haerens, Margaret (Ed.). Biofuels. (2012) - HD9502.5.B542 B553

Glozer, Ken. Corn Ethanol: Who Pays? Who Benefits? (2011) - HD9502.5.B543 U6358

Demirbas, Ayhan. Algae Energy: Algae as a New Source of Biodiesel. (2010) - TP359.B46 D448 

Hans Langeveld; Johan Sanders; & Marieke Meeusen. Biobased Economy: Biofuels, Materials & Chemicals in the Post-Oil Era. (2010) - eBook

Schubert, R. Future Bioenergy & Sustainable Land Use. (2010) - eBook

El Blassam, Nasir. Handbook of Bioenergy Crops: A Complete Reference to Species, Development and Applications. (2010) - eBook

Giampietro, Mario. Biofuel Delusion: The Fallacy of Large-Scale Agro-Biofuel Production. (2009) - eBook

Nag, Ahindra (Ed.). Biofuels Refining & Performance. (2008) - eBook

van Loo, Sjaak & Jaap Koppejan. Handbook of Biomass Combustion & Co-Firing. (2008) - eBook

Worldwatch Institute. Biofuels for Transport: Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Energy and Agriculture. (2007) - eBook

Goettemoeller, Jeffrey & Adrian Goettemoeller. Sustainable Ethanol: Biofuels, Biorefineries, Cellulosic Biomass, Flex-Fuel Vehicles, and Sustainable Farming for Energy Independence. (2007) -  HD9502.5.A433 U54486

DGS, International Solar Energy Society. Planning and Installing Bioenergy Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects, and Engineers. (2005) - eBook

Richardson, J. Bioenergy from Sustainable Forestry: Guiding Principles & Practice. (2002) - eBook


Zott, Lynn & Helga Schier (Eds.). Nuclear Power. (2013) - TK9008 .N83 

Ferguson, Charles. Nuclear Energy. (2013) - TK9145 .F47

Sovacool, Benjamin. Contesting the Future of Nuclear Power: A Critical Global Assessment of Atomic Energy. (2011) - TK9145 .S68

Irvine, John Maxwell. Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introduction. (2011) - TK9145 .I78

Miller, Debra (Ed.). Nuclear Energy. (2010) - HD9698.A2 N778

Kiesbye, Stefan (Ed.). Nuclear & Toxic Waste. (2010) - TD898 .N78

Kidd, Jerry. Nuclear Power: The Study of Quarks & Sparks. (2006) - QC792.5 .K53  

Heaberlin, S.W. Case for Nuclear-Generated Electricity: Or Why I Think Nuclear Power Is Cool and Why It Is Important That You Think So Too. (2004) - TK9146 .H43



Sweet, William. Kicking the Carbon Habit: Global Warming and the Case for Renewable and Nuclear Energy. (2006) - TJ808 .S87


Goldemberg, José  & Oswaldo Lucon. Energy, Environment & Development. (2010) - eBook

Mallon, Karl (Ed.). Renewable Energy Policy & Politics: A Handbook for Decision-Making. (2006) - eBook


European Renewable Energy Council. Renewable Energy in Europe: Markets, Trends, and Technologies. (2010) - eBook

Mendonça, Miguel; David Jacobs; & Benjamin Sovacool. Powering the Green Economy: The Feed-In Tariff Handbook. (2009) - eBook


Web Resources

Security & Sustainability Forum. Channeling Philanthropic Capital to Climate Investments. (2018)


Smith, Eric. DIY Solar Projects: Small Projects to Whole-Home Systems: Tap Into the Sun. (2016) - TH7414 .S63

Chiras, Daniel. Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy: Achieving Energy Independence through Solar, Wind, Biomass, and Hydropower. (2011) - TJ163.5.D86 C45

Black, David. Living Off the Grid: A Simple Guide to Creating and Maintaining a Self-Reliant Supply of Energy, Water, Shelter, and More. (2008) - GF78 .B57

Ewing, Rex. Power with Nature: Alternative Energy Solutions for Homeowners. (2006) - TJ809.4 .E95

Ryker, Lori. Off the Grid: Modern Homes + Alternative Energy. (2005) - NA7117.3 .R97

Kemp, William. Renewable Energy Handbook: A Guide to Rural Independence, Off-Grid & Sustainable Living. (2005) - S/LM Circulation