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Ecological effects of electricity generation, storage and us.

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Description

This book contains 17 chapters covering the following topics: (1) the need for electricity and the main energy sources available; (2) hydroelectric generation; (3) tidal generation; (4) wave power and ocean thermal energy conversion; (5) steam turbines and their cooling systems; (6) nuclear generation; (7) coal and oil-fired power plants; (8) gas-fired power plants; (9) wind turbines and the effects of offshore piling; (10) solar power; (11) fuel cells and flow batteries; (12) batteries; (13) biofuels and waste-powered generation; (14) small-scale and mobile electric generators; (15) ecological issues relating to transmission lines; (16) geothermal generation; and (17) minimizing environmental damage while generating electricity cost-effectively.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Our need for electricity and the main energy sources available. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 8) Hydroelectric generation. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 19) Tidal generation. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 28) Wave power and ocean thermal energy conversion. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 36) Steam turbines and their cooling systems. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 88) Nuclear generation. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 94) Coal and oil-fired power plants. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 119) Gas-fired power plants. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 129) Wind turbines and the effects of offshore piling. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 154) Solar power. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 169) Fuel cells and flow batteries. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 174) Batteries. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 180) Biofuels and waste-powered generation. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 189) Small-scale and mobile electric generators. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 192) Ecological issues relating to transmission lines. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 199) Geothermal generation. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 202) Minimizing environmental damage while generating electricity cost-effectively. Author(s): Henderson, P. A.