Power Generation TechnologiesBy
- Paul Breeze
- Paul Breeze
Power generation planners, as well as Students and lecturers of Electrical Engineering in the UK. Students and lecturers of Energy and Environmental courses in the US.
Paperback, 288 Pages
Published: February 2005
"The author does an excellent job of explaning how the different technologies work, including an objective view of their pros and cons. Provides an excellent description of the major power generation technologies used in the world today...it provides the reader with a solid, basic understanding of how these technologies work and where they are headed. I recommend this well-organized book to anyone wishing to quickly gain a broad understanding of the many power plant technologies of the 21st century."
- Chuck Kutscher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory"This book on power generation technologies provides a concise and quick read describing a full range of various power generation technologies available today... The author provides good technical descriptions of the fundamental operating principles of each power generation technique, variants of the basic technique, such as how various types of fuel cells operate, their efficiency, comparison to competing technologies, environmental and cost considerations... Anyone involved in planning and delivering energy, or those interested in energy technologies, will find this book very useful for quickly gaining a basic knowledge about energy-producing technologies and learning about the key cost figures, associated risks, and advantages and limitations of each technology." - IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, August 2006