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Author Stankovic, Sinisa

Title Urban wind energy / Sinisa Stankovic, Neil Campbell, Alan Harries
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009


Description 1 online resource (ix, 190 pages) : color illustrations, maps
Contents Authors; Introduction; Table of Contents; Part 1 Wind Energy in Context; Part 2 Urban Wind Energy Potential; Part 3 Urban Wind Energy Feasibility Study; Part 4 Turbine Technology; Part 5 Building-Integrated Wind Turbines; Conclusions; Appendices; Acronyms and abbreviations; Index
Summary Energy security, rising energy prices (oil, gas, electricity), 'peak oil', environmental pollution, nuclear energy, climate change and sustainable living are hot topics across the globe. Meanwhile, abundant and perpetual wind resources offer opportunities, via recent technological developments, to provide part of the solution to address these key issues. The rapid growth of large-scale wind farm installations has now led to the generation of clean electricity for tens of millions of homes around the world. However, despite the potential to reduce the losses and costs associated with transmissio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Wind power.
City planning -- Environmental aspects
wind power.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
City planning -- Environmental aspects
Wind power
Form Electronic book
Author Campbell, Neil
Harries, Alan
LC no. 2008052630
ISBN 9781849770262