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Sunny's Guide Solar Reference
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electrical
The complete guide to photovoltaic solar design and engineering, geared towards professionals including designers, engineers, project managers, electricians and foremen. The first part of the guide has introductory information that would be useful for the beginner and expert alike, while the later parts of the guide are in-depth technically.
Solar Power: Economic Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
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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.
Off-Grid Solar Power
Price: $39.00 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Australian English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Easy-to-follow DIY guide to building your own low-cost off-grid solar power system.
Power Up! The Smart Guide to Home Solar Power: How to Make a Wise Solar Investment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
How would you like a $2 monthly electric bill? Here's how. Author Robert Brenner explains how to determine your power needs, select the right-sized system, find vendors, get proposals, analyze bids, select the best solar installer, fund the project, make milestone payments, and evaluate results. Three actual installation jobs are described (with photos) including savings on electrical bills.
The Case for Space Solar Power
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 150,270. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This book makes the case for Space Solar Power; recounting the history of this fascinating concept and summarizing the many different ways in which it might be accomplished.
The Solar Aviator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: Australian English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Solar Aviator about lady streakers with big boobs, aircraft flying backwards, aircraft doing aerobatics, a forced landing on a highway while a road train is coming the opposite way, a wild ride on a boat in Mandurah, getting lost in Southern Cross… and a wild strip-tease in a public swimming pool.
Solar Case Study: 7.4 kW Home Power Generator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How a homeowner cut his electrical bill by over 99% by purchasing a 7.4 kW solar power generator for his home.
Solar Case Study: 6.4 kW Home Power Generator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
How a homeowner cut his electrical bill by over 90% by purchasing a 6.4 kW distributed inverter solar power generator for his home.
Solar Case Study: 5.0 kW Home Power Generator
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
How a homeowner cut his electrical bill by over 96% by installing a 5 kW solar power generator.
14 Fun Facts About Eclipses: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books
Eclipses have amazed and terrified people for thousands of years. The sky grows dark. Daytime animals go to sleep and nocturnal animals wake up. Roosters crow and cows come in for milking. The sun is slowly covered by some mysterious object. Sometimes it is blocked out completely. What had the people done wrong? Would the sun ever come back? The Educational Version has activities that meet CCSS.