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MIT Energy Initiative

This website includes energy videos, studies, reports and news about attempts to improve global energy systems and policies.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

This website includes information, resource maps, news, models and tools on advanced vehicles and fuels, solar power, electric infrastructure systems, geothermal energy, hydrogen and fuel cells, photovoltaics and wind energy.

Geothermal Education Office

This website includes introductory and advanced information on geothermal energy, maps, a glossary, and classroom materials.

Learn about wind energy

University of Massachusetts Wind Energy Center.

This website includes research, guides, fact sheets and links to information on wind technology, turbine design, and hybrid power systems.


America's energy future : technology and transformation

National Academy of Engineering. Committee on America's Energy Future. (National Academies Press, 2009)

Available in the ebrary database (off campus access requires authentication)

Electricity from renewable resources : status, prospects, and impediments

National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Electricity from Renewable Resources. (National Academies Press, 2010)

Available in the ebrary database (off campus access requires authentication)

Energy use worldwide : a reference handbook

Moan, Jaina L.. (ABC-CLIO, 2007)

Available in the

Large-scale offshore wind power in the United States

(National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2010)

Available free to the public.

Transitions to alternative transportation technologies : plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

National Research Council. (National Academies Press, 2010)
McNichols Campus Library
TL 221.15 .N39 2010

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Energy engineering

(Association of Energy Engineers)

Available in the OmniFile Full Text database (off campus access requires authentication)

Journal of Power Sources

(Elsevier Sequoia)

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Renewable energy


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Advanced batteries : materials science aspects

Huggins, Robert A.. (Springer, 2009.)
McNichols Campus Library
TK 2901 .H84 2009

Beyond the Age of Oil: The Myths, Realities, and Future of Fossil Fuels and Their Alternatives

Maugeri, Leonardo. (Praeger, c2010)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 163.2 .M37513 2010

Bottled lightning : superbatteries, electric cars, and the new lithium economy

Fletcher, Seth. (Hill and Wang, 2011)
McNichols Campus Library
TK 2945 .L58 F58 2011

Dictionary of energy

Cleveland, Cutler J.. (Elsevier, 2009)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 163.28 .D53 2009

Biofuels for road transport : a seed to wheel perspective

Reijnders, Lucas. (Springer, 2009)
McNichols Campus Library
TP 339 .R45 2009

Dynamics of energy : supply, conversion, and utilization

Perez Blanco, H.. (CRC Press, 2009)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 163.2 .P467 2009

Future energy : improved, sustainable and clean options for our planet

Letcher, Trevor M. (ed.).. (Elsevier, 2008)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 163.2 .F88 2008

Geothermal energy: renewable energy and the environment

Glassley, William. (CRC Press, 2010)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 280.7 .G55 2010

Geothermal HVAC: Green heating and cooling

Egg, Jay. (McGraw-Hill, 2011)
McNichols Campus Library
TH 7417.5 .E38 2011

Introduction to wind energy systems : basics, technology and operation

Wagner, Hermann-Josef. (Springer, 2009)
McNichols Campus Library
TK 1541 .W34 2009

Post-oil energy technology : the world's first solar-hydrogen demonstration power plant

Lipták, Béla G.. (CRC Press, 2009.)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 163.24 .L56 2008

Renewable energy engineering and technology : principles and practice

Kishore, V. V. N.. (Earthscan, 2009)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 808 .R425 2009

Solar cell technology and applications

Jha, A. R.. (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
McNichols Campus Library
TK 2960 .J54 2010

Urban wind energy

Stankovic, Sinisa. (Earthscan, 2009)
McNichols Campus Library
TJ 820 .S83 2009

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