The Resource Game changers : energy on the move : five R & D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system, (electronic resource)

Game changers : energy on the move : five R & D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system, (electronic resource)

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Game changers : energy on the move : five R & D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system
Title
Game changers
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energy on the move : five R & D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system
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eng
Summary
It is becoming increasingly obvious that the United States needs reliable and inexpensive energy to propel our economy and protect our national security interests. Game Changers presents five research and development efforts from American universities that offer a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system. Drawing from the efforts of the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) and other leading university research centers, the book describes some of the energy innovations that will transform our future: natural gas from shales, solar photovoltaics, grid-scale electricity storage, electric cars, and LED lighting. For each of these innovations, the authors detail what is available today, what is near at hand, and what is on the horizon. In addition, they show how extreme energy reliability and performance demands put the United States military at the leading edge of driving energy innovations, and survey potentially game-changing energy technologies currently being put into use by the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, on base and in forward deployment. The more choices our laboratories put on the table, the less constrained we are in using them to reach the things we really care about-health, family, business, culture, faith, and delight. This is what game changers are ultimately about
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
333.790973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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hoopla digital
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Hoover Institution Press publication
Series volume
no. 656
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  • Power resources
  • Power resources
  • Energy security
  • Electric automobiles
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Game changers : energy on the move : five R & D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9780817918262
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11704358
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Game changers : energy on the move : five R & D efforts from American universities that are offering a cheaper, cleaner, and more secure national energy system, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780817918262
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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11704358
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MWT11704358
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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