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The Resource The citizen-powered energy handbook : community solutions to a global crisis, Greg Pahl ; foreword by Richard Heinberg

The citizen-powered energy handbook : community solutions to a global crisis, Greg Pahl ; foreword by Richard Heinberg

Label
The citizen-powered energy handbook : community solutions to a global crisis
Title
The citizen-powered energy handbook
Title remainder
community solutions to a global crisis
Statement of responsibility
Greg Pahl ; foreword by Richard Heinberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Greg Pahl examines available renewable energy technologies and homes in on strategies that can be adopted by individuals and, especially, communities. Such cooperative initiatives are common in Europe because they successfully bring people together to create collective energy security for a neighborhood or town while strengthening local economies."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pahl, Greg
Dewey number
333.79
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ163.2
LC item number
.P33 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Power resources
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Power resources
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Recursos energéticos
  • Recursos energéticos renovables
Label
The citizen-powered energy handbook : community solutions to a global crisis, Greg Pahl ; foreword by Richard Heinberg
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Our energy choices. Just the beginning ; Energy survival plan ; Our energy dilemma ; Our energy options ; Renewables ; Other strategies ; Conservation -- 2. Solar energy. Solar energy strategies ; Cooperative or community systems -- 3. Wind power. The winds of change ; A long way ; Location, location, location ; Another model ; Denmark: a cooperative effort ; Germany ; Sweden ; United Kingdom ; United States ; Canada -- 4. Water power. Winooski One ; Hydropower 101 ; Recent hydro developments ; Small hydro ; Micro-hydro ; Ocean energy ; Future prospects -- 5. Biomass. Biomass 101 ; Biomass heat ; Biopower ; Biogas ; Combined heat and power ; A biogas-powered train -- 6. Liquid biofuels. Biofuels history ; Biofuels 101 ; Ethanol ; Biodiesel ; Straight veg -- 7. Geothermal. High-temperature geothermal ; Low-temperature geothermal ; Final thoughts -- 8. The community solution. The big picture ; Community-supported energy ; Groups that get it ; Barriers to progress ; Changing the model, changing the debate ; The wrong solutions ; Security and opportunity --Epilogue -- Organizations and online resources -- Glossary
Control code
ocm72161817
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 347 p.
Isbn
9781933392127
Lccn
2006032425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o72161817
  • (OCoLC)72161817
Label
The citizen-powered energy handbook : community solutions to a global crisis, Greg Pahl ; foreword by Richard Heinberg
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-336) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Our energy choices. Just the beginning ; Energy survival plan ; Our energy dilemma ; Our energy options ; Renewables ; Other strategies ; Conservation -- 2. Solar energy. Solar energy strategies ; Cooperative or community systems -- 3. Wind power. The winds of change ; A long way ; Location, location, location ; Another model ; Denmark: a cooperative effort ; Germany ; Sweden ; United Kingdom ; United States ; Canada -- 4. Water power. Winooski One ; Hydropower 101 ; Recent hydro developments ; Small hydro ; Micro-hydro ; Ocean energy ; Future prospects -- 5. Biomass. Biomass 101 ; Biomass heat ; Biopower ; Biogas ; Combined heat and power ; A biogas-powered train -- 6. Liquid biofuels. Biofuels history ; Biofuels 101 ; Ethanol ; Biodiesel ; Straight veg -- 7. Geothermal. High-temperature geothermal ; Low-temperature geothermal ; Final thoughts -- 8. The community solution. The big picture ; Community-supported energy ; Groups that get it ; Barriers to progress ; Changing the model, changing the debate ; The wrong solutions ; Security and opportunity --Epilogue -- Organizations and online resources -- Glossary
Control code
ocm72161817
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 347 p.
Isbn
9781933392127
Lccn
2006032425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o72161817
  • (OCoLC)72161817

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