Table of contents for Alternative energy / Neil Schlager and Jayne Weisblatt, editors.

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<titl >Contents
 Introduction 000
 Overview 000
 Words to Know 
<head n="1">Chapter 1: Fossil Fuels
 Introduction: What are Fossil Fuels? 000
 Petroleum 000
 Natural Gas 000
 Coal 000
 Coal Gasification 000
 Liquefied Petroleum Gas: Propane and Butane 000
 Methanol 000
 Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether 000
 Conclusion 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 2: Bioenergy
 Introduction: What Is Bioenergy? 000
 Solid Biomass 000
 Biodiesel 000
 Vegetable Oil Fuels 000
 Biogas 000
 Ethanol and Other Alcohol Fuels 000
 P-Series Fuels 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 3: Geothermal Energy
 Agricultural Applications 000
 Aquacultural Applications 000
 Geothermal Power Plants 000
 Geothermal Heating Applications 000
 Industrial Applications 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 4: Hydrogen
 Introduction 000
 Historical Overview 000
 Producing Hydrogen 000
 Using Hydrogen 000 
 Transporting Hydrogen 000
 Distributing Hydrogen 000
 Storing Hydrogen 000
 Impacts 000
 Future Technology 000
 Conclusion 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 5: Nuclear Energy
 Introduction: What Is Nuclear Energy? 000
 Nuclear Reactors 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 6: Solar Energy
 Introduction: What Is Solar Energy? 000
 Passive Solar Design 000
 Daylighting 000
 Transpired Solar Collectors 000
 Solar Water Heating Systems 000
 Photovoltaic Cells 000
 Dish Systems 000
 Trough Systems 000
 Solar Ponds 000
 Solar Towers 000
 Solar Furnaces 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 7: Water Energy
 Introduction: What Is Water Energy? 000
 Hydropower 000
 Hydroelectricity 000
 Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion 000
 Tidal Power 000
 Ocean Wave Power 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 8: Wind Energy
 Historical Overview 000
 How Wind Energy Works 000
 Current and Future Technology 000
 Benefits and Drawbacks of Wind Energy 000
 Environmental Impact of Wind Energy 000
 Economic Impact of Wind Energy 000
 Societal Impact of Wind Energy 000
 Wind Turbines 000
 For Further Information 000
<head n="1">Chapter 9: Energy Conservation and Efficiency
 Introduction: What Are Energy Conservation and Efficiency? 000
 Climate Responsive Buildings 000
 Green Building Materials 000
 Lighting 000
 Energy Efficiency and Conservation in the Home 000
 Hybrid Vehicles 000
 For Further Information 000 
<head n="1">Chapter 10: Theoretical Energy Sources
 Are Alternative Energy Sources Really Alternatives? 000
 Dreams for the Future 000
 Magnetic Levitation 000
 Zero Point Energy 000
 Perpetual Motion 000
 Cold Fusion 000
 Other Types of Fusion 000
 For Further Information 000
 Index 000
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Renewable energy sources.