Energy Management and Conservation Handbook, Second Edition

Energy Management and Conservation Handbook, Second Edition

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Energy is the mainstay of industrial societies, and without an adequate supply of energy the social, political and economic stability of nations is put into jeopardy. With supplies of inexpensive fossil fuels decreasing, and climate change factors becoming more threatening, the need to conserve energy and move steadily to more sustainable energy sources is more urgent than ever before. The updated Second Edition of this successful handbook includes chapters from leading experts on the economics and fiscal management of energy, with a focus on the tools available to advance efficiency and conservation measures. Updated coverage of renewable energy sources, energy storage technologies, energy audits for buildings and building systems, and demand-side management is provided. The appendix of the handbook provides extensive data resources for analysis and calculation.... capabilities of PHEVs because off-peak charging would help utilities to use lowcost baseload generation more fully. ... The efficiency of a PHEV depends on the number of miles the vehicle travels on liquid fuel and electricity, respectively, as well ... fraction of energy supplied by fuel = (1 aˆ’ f1) Im3 is the well-to-wheel efficiency Im4 is the tank-to-wheel efficiency PHEVs ... cycle costs over 10 years for a midsized IC engine vehicle such as the Ford Focus [IC], HEVs such as the Prius [HEV], anbsp;...

Title:Energy Management and Conservation Handbook, Second Edition
Author: Frank Kreith, D. Yogi Goswami
Publisher:CRC Press - 2016-09-30

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