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Discover Sustainable Energy Concepts for the Future

Discover Sustainable Energy Concepts for the Future

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of “Renewable Energy: Sustainable Energy Concepts for the Future” to their offering.

This essential new title provides a contemporary overview on a major key topic of the 21st century. Written by well known scientists in the area who discuss the topic soberly and without ideology, they focus on how photovoltaic, solar power, wind power, hydropower, geothermal energy, fuel cells, and hydrogen enterprise work. Presented in full-colour with catchy information diagrams and information boxes.

“… the book offers a solid overview of possibilities of environmental friendly techniques, energy conversion, storage, and transportation”– FAZ (German newspaper)

Author Information

Roland Wengenmayr is an editor of the journal "Physik in unserer Zeit" and free science journalist. He studied physics in Darmstadt, with a temporary stay at the European research laboratory CERN in Geneva. After the diploma he worked as an engineer in the chemical plant construction then he moved on to the publishing house Wiley-VCH, where he worked as commissioning editor for physics and physical chemistry. Today he writes for prominent newspapers on topics like e.g. renewable energy.

Thomas Bührke is an editor of the journal "Physik in unserer Zeit", free science journalist and author of several popular science books within the ranges of physics and astrophysics. He studied Physics at the universities of Göttingen and Heidelberg and attained there a doctorate at the Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy. Subsequently, he changed to the publishing house Wiley VCH, where he started as an editor of the journal "Physikalischen Blätter" (now: "Physik Journal") and changed later to "Physik in unserer Zeit".

Topics Covered:

1) Wind energy

2) Hydroelectric power plant

3) Solar power station

4) Photovoltaic - an overview

5) Photovoltaic - solar cells made of foil silicon

6) Photovoltaic on glass

7) Geothermal energy

8) Synthesized fuel from biomass

9) Fuel cells in action

10) Solar chimney power plant

11) Ocean wave power

12) Hydrogen as energy source

13) Storage of thermal energy

14) Optimal Climate in a skyscraper

15) Cooling heat

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