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Author John Seidle has written this much-needed introduction to a unique unconventional gas resource for students and practicing engineers as well as a basic handbook for those who are involved in coalbed methane on a daily basis and require straightforward, practical answers in the fast-paced business world.
Electricity market reforms have been underway worldwide for the last 20 years. They have included restructuring, privatization, regulation and the introduction of market mechanisms in electricity generation and trading. This publication analyses the impacts of these reforms as well as non-reform factors, on the selection of electricity generation technologies, including nuclear power, by investors. A country case study approach has been adopted in developing the material presented in the publication. Each case study is organized around the following themes: rationale for reform; nature of the electricity market reform; how has the reform shaped the allocation of investment risk in electricity markets and how has this risk allocation influenced investor choice of generation technologies; and finally, how have non-reform related factors influenced investors' choice. This publication will be of use by stakeholders in the strategic planning of the electricity sector, including policy makers, policy analysts, policy advisors, power sector regulators and utility operators.
The entire world, especially the United States, is in the midst of an energy revolution. Since the oil embargo of 1973, individuals, corporations, and other organizations have found ways to economically reduce energy use. In this book, Jim Sweeney examines the energy policies and practices of the past forty years and their impact on three crucial systems: the economy, the environment, and national security. He shows how energy-efficiency contributions to the country's overall energy situation have been more powerful than all the increases in the domestic production of oil, gas, coal, geothermal energy, nuclear power, solar power, wind power, and biofuels. The author details the impact of new and improved energy-efficient technologies, the environmental and national security benefits of energy efficiency, ways to amplify energy efficiency, and more. Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy reveals how the careful nurturing of private- and public-sector energy efficiency-along with public awareness, appropriate pricing, appropriate policies--and increased research and development, the trends of decreasing energy intensity and increasing energy efficiency can be beneficially accelerated.
This comprehensive model of the nation's largest, most technically advanced and forward-thinking power pool - Pennsylvania, Jersey, Maryland (PJM) - provides a window on state-of-the-art solutions to complex, organizational, managerial, technical, and regulatory issues that cut across the entire industry in transition. With full cooperation from PJM, nationally recognized energy lawyer Jeremiah D. Lambert compares and contrasts PJM with other ISOs on key issues such as governance, structure and transmission pricing. Lambert's expert comparison will help readers: Successfully structure RTO or ISO projects Follow legal/ regulatory guidelines Develop the best-practice standards in all areas of the RTO/ISO structure.
The 2015 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. The publications presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overall picture of the production, trade, transformation and consumption of energy products utilized in the region, published by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD). Such a format is useful in assessing and analysing supply and consumption patterns across both products and countries in detail on an internationally comparable basis.
The 2016 Energy Balances contains energy balances for about 220 countries and territories, showing production, trade, transformation and consumption (by sector) in energy units for all energy products. The publications presents energy data for countries and areas in a format which shows the overall picture of the production, trade, transformation and consumption of energy products utilized in the region, published by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD). Such a format is useful in assessing and analysing supply and consumption patterns across both products and countries in detail on an internationally comparable basis.
Industrial energy conservation contributes to solution of the global issues such as energy security and possible future exhaustion of oil. Industrial energy efficiency is a key ingredient in any national energy efficiency programme. Energy is one of the most important building block in human development, and, as such, acts as a key factor in determining the economic development of all countries. There is, therefore, an urgent need to conserve energy and reduce energy requirements by demand-side management and by adopting more efficient technologies in all sectors. In fact, energy is one of the pillars that support the entire superstructure of the modern civilization. This two-volume set summarizes various aspects of industrial energy consumption and conservation and is divided in two volumes. It discusses: energy efficiency technologies related to boiler, steam distribution and waste heat recovery, energy conservation in chemical process and allied industries, petroleum refineries and petrochemicals, plastic and rubber, tannery, textile, electrical, mechanical, cement, ceramic and glass, metallurgical and mining industries. A unique feature of the book is the chapter on nanotechnology in energy conservation.