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Energy and Sustainability VI (Hardcover)
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Diverse topics covered in this title containing the conference proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Energy and Sustainability involve interdisciplinary cooperation to arrive at optimum solutions, including materials, energy networks, new energy resources, storage solutions, waste to energy systems, smart grids and many others.Energy and Sustainability VI focuses on energy matters and the need to respond to the modern world's dependency on conventional fuels. The continuous use of fossil fuels has generated an increasing amount of interest in renewable energy resources and the search for sustainable energy policies.This book also presents the following topics: Sustainable energy production; Energy in the built environment; Energy production; Energy networks; Smart grids and metering; Energy storage and policies; Shale oil and gas; Oil sands processes; CO2 capturing and management; Energy management; Imbedded energy in manufacturing; Energy and transportation; Energy efficiency; Renewable energy resources; Biomass and biofuels; Waste to energy; The future of nuclear energy; Environmental risk; Greener power plant Technologies; Optimization of conventional energy resources; Advances in energy production.