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Supercapacitors 101 - A home Inventors Handbook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
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The supercapacitor is an emerging technology that promises to play an important role in meeting the demands of electronic devices and systems both now and in the future. This book traces the history of the development of the technology, and explores the principles and theory of operation as well as giving some guidance on the methods for producing the materials required to construct one
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air—what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs!
Solar Power: Economic Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
(1.33 from 3 reviews)
Even with free solar cells and batteries, solar power is too expensive. If safe nuclear power is expensive, solar power is a disaster (and so is wind). Here I present an analysis showing that wind and solar are NOT the way to go in terms of economics. Nuclear, geothermal and hydro are the way to go. Clean fossil fuel is a last resort. Safe nuclear? I discuss that in my next book.