Power Generation and the Environment (Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Conference)
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Published by Professional Engineering Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Energy industries & utilities,
  • Environmental economics,
  • Pollution & threats to the environment,
  • Power generation & distribution,
  • Europe,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11605684M
ISBN 100852989091
ISBN 109780852989098

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Summary. Natural and man-made changes in the environment create a very complex picture. This book analyzes this picture and provides snapshots of different areas of interest and makes suggestions for future work on cleaning and stabilizing the Earth’s environment. Starting with conventional energy generation and moving on to renewable energies. Starting with conventional energy generation and moving on to renewable energies, this book analyzes and calculates their environmental impact and the lesser-known aspects of their "cradle-to-grave" life cycle such as the irreversible environmental damage done during the manufacturing of solar and wind equipment and during the installation, operation, and . Starting with conventional energy generation and moving on to renewable energies, this book analyzes and calculates their environmental impact and the lesser-known aspects of their “cradle-to-grave” life cycle such as the irreversible environmental damage done during the manufacturing of solar and wind equipment and during the installation, operation, and decommissioning of large scale hydro, solar, and wind power . Power generation and the environment | Blazev, Anco S | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

This book discusses the effects that power generation has had on the land, the water, the air, and the biosphere. It reviews the technological means available for abatement and control of damaging environmental effects and describes power generation techniques that could prove more compatible with the environment. Electricity Generation and the Environment is a very concise, up-to-date, and accessible guide to the evolution of environmental awareness, what that environmental awareness has taught the industry, and how technologies can be used to test and improve power performance. There is a strong emphasis on the related social impacts and economic factors involved in the various methods of generating electricity . Sustainable Power Generation explores the future of sustainable electricity generation, highlighting topics such as energy justice, emerging competences, and major transitions that need to be navigated. This is an ideal reference for researchers, engineers, and other technical specialists working in the energy sector.   The book also covers the main renewable energy sources, wind and PV cells and the hybrids arising out of these. It covers distributed generation which already has a large presence is now being joined by wind & PV energies. It covers their accommodation in the present system.

When we look at the sustainability of an energy resource required for electricity generation, we need to consider its impact on the environment. In other words, how much of a given energy resource we may use, and at what rate, so that the environment will not be adversely affected? We need therefore to consider factors such as. Power generation and the environment. [L E J Roberts; P S Liss; P A H Saunders] -- Energy policy is one of the central questions on the political agenda. This text, aimed at the general reader, reviews the environmental effects of the large-scale generation of electricity from. Wind power is the second most important renewable source of electricity after hydropower. It is widespread but intermittent. Although the exploitation of wind can be traced back many centuries, the modern wind power industry started during the s oil crisis. Title Power Generation and the Environment - a UK Perspective, Vol 1 Customer European Commission DGXII Customer reference JOS3-CT Confidentiality, copyright and reproduction This document has been prepared by AEA Technology plc in connection with a contract to supply goods and/or services. Neither AEA Technology nor any person acting on.