Wind Power: Renewable Energy for Home, Farm, and Business

3.89 avg rating
( 35 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781931498609: Wind Power: Renewable Energy for Home, Farm, and Business
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Wind energy today is a booming worldwide industry. The technology has truly come of age, with better, more reliable machinery and a greater understanding of how and where wind power makes sense - from the independent developer to the grid-connected utility-wide perspective. Heightened concerns about our ravaged environment and our dependence on dwindling fossil fuels have stimulated a resurgence of interest in wind energy - an abundant and renewable resource. Wind Power is a completely revised and expanded edition of Paul Gipe's definitive 1993 book Wind Power for Home and Business. In addition to expanded sections on gauging wind resources and siting wind turbines, this edition includes new examples and case studies of successful wind systems, international sources for new and used equipment, and hundreds of colour photographs and illustrations.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

'THE definitive book on wind energy, Doug Pratt, Technical Editor, Real Goods 'Paul Gipe's Wind Power is a must for everybody who's involved in the wind energy sector - or wants to be involved in the future. The reader will get a comprehensive overview of one of the most important energy technologies to save the world's climate: wind energy' Sven Teske, Renewable Energy Director, Greenpeace 'This is THE definitive book on wind energy, beautifully, logically organized, with a great wealth of pictures, charts, graphs, formulas, cautionary tales, and a lifetime of knowledge' Doug Pratt, Technical Editor, Real Goods 'If you're considering your own machine or investing in a wind company, or if you want to understand wind's rebirth, Wind Power is a must' --Paul P Craig, Professor Emeritus of Engineering, University of California at Davis; Chairman, Sierra Club National Energy Committee, 2000-2003

About the Author:

The World Renewable Energy Congress named Paul Gipe a 'pioneer in renewable energy' in 1998. Since the mid-1970s, Gipe's award-winning research, writing, and advocacy have had a profound impact on the development and public perception of wind power. He is also the author of Wind Energy Basics (Chelsea Green, 1999) and Wind Energy comes of Age. He lives in Bakersfield, California.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781931498142: Wind Power: Renewable Energy for Home, Farm and Business

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1931498148 ISBN 13:  9781931498142
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co, 2004
Softcover

9781902916545: Wind Power: Renewable Energy for Home, Farm and Business

Routledge, 2004
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Paul Gipe
Published by Chelsea Green Pub Co (2004)
ISBN 10: 1931498601 ISBN 13: 9781931498609
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Chelsea Green Pub Co, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1931498601

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
49.98
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.49
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Gipe, Paul
Published by Chelsea Green Pub Co
ISBN 10: 1931498601 ISBN 13: 9781931498609
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Chelsea Green Pub Co. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1931498601 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0817753

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
49
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.80
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Paul Gipe
ISBN 10: 1931498601 ISBN 13: 9781931498609
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BennettBooksLtd
(San Diego, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-1931498601

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
114.86
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.77
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds