Introduction -- Energy mechanics -- Conservation of energy -- Heat and work -- Home energy conservation and heat-transfer control -- Solar energy : characteristics and heating -- Energy from fossil fuels -- Air pollution and energy use -- Global warming, ozone eepletion, and waste heat -- Electricity : circuits and superconductors -- Electromagnetism and the generation of electricity -- Electricity from solar, wind, and hydro -- The building blocks of matter : the atom and its nucleus -- Nuclear power : fission -- Effects and uses of radiation -- Future energy alternatives : fusion -- Biomass : from plants to garbage -- Tapping the Earth's heat : geothermal energy -- A national and personal commitment
Organization of member companies and institutions that are dedicated to moving renewable energy into the mainstream of America’s economy, ensuring the success of the renewable energy industry while helping to build a sustainable and independent energy future for the nation.
IAEE is a worldwide, non-profit, professional organization headquartered in the United States, with members in over 70 nations. It provides an interdisciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas, experiences and issues among professionals interested in the field of energy economics.
Based at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard University's John F.Kennedy School of Government, the Harvard Electricity Policy Group (HEPG) provides a forum for the analysis and discussion of important policy issues facing the electricity industry. Founded in 1993, its objectives are to address key problems related to the transition to a more competitive electricity market, to foster informed and open debate, and to contribute to the wider public policy agenda affec