Alternative & Renewable Energy

Renewable energy technology and science are rapidly evolving as demand for alternative energy increases worldwide, with far-reaching implications for global economies, public policy, industrial development, and the environment. The vital research being done in these areas is reflected in Elsevier’s journals, books, eBooks, and information solutions. Our products cover fundamental scientific and technological advances in solar, wind, power transmission, smart grids, and more, with a focus on improving energy efficiency and output among key sectors.

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Branded or Unbranded – CSP Fluids Need to Be Monitored Regularly for Degradation

The most common heat transfer fluid (HTF) used in parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) plants is a... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Subsidizing Coal and Nuclear Power Could Drive Customers off the Grid

Within the next month, energy watchers expect the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to act on an order from Energy Secretary... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy; Earth & Environmental Science

Even When It’s Sitting in Storage, Coal Threatens Human Health

President Trump and his appointees have pledged to end what they call the “war on coal” – policies... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Solar Is Now the Most Popular Form of New Electricity Generation Worldwide

Solar has become the world’s favourite new type of electricity generation, according to global data showing that more solar... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Jobs, Tax and Politics: Three Ways Electric Vehicles Will Change Our World

China, the world’s largest car market, is working on a timetable to stop the production and sale of vehicles powered... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Carbon Capture and Storage

Since the first edition of Carbon Capture and Storage was published in 2010, there has been a dramatic growth in... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Britain’s Switch to Low-Carbon Energy Could Give a £21 Billion Boost to the Economy

To fight climate change and meet the Paris Agreement targets the world will need to rapidly switch from... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

McEvoy’s Handbook of Photovoltaics (Third Edition)

Photovoltaics (PV) make use of the main resource available on our planet, solar radiation, to produce electrical energy... Read more

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