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Books

The Renewable Energy Handbook: The Updated Comprehensive Guide to Renewable Energy and Independent Living

Is your dream home or cottage building lot just a little too far from the electrical utility poles? Perhaps you wish to join others who are selling clean, renewable electricity to the power company, and helping to save the environment and make money at the same time?

Renewable Energy Resources

Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are essential components of every nation’s energy strategy, not least because of concerns for the local and global environment, for energy security and for sustainability.

Electric Vehicle EV: The Second Coming: What you need to know to "Go Green & Go Electric"

"Before you "Go Green & Go ELECTRIC, you absolutely need to read this book. All you need to know...It's all there and more". Zan Zolit January 6, 2011 Electric Vehicle EV: The Second Coming is full of insights about the EV, converting a gas car to electric, EV options and alternative energy.​

Renewable Energy for Your Home: Using Off-Grid Energy to Reduce Your Footprint, Lower Your Bills and be More Self-Sufficient

Global warming. Rising fuel prices. Dependency on foreign energy. Never have so many Americans been more motivated to invest in renewable energy right in their residence. Leaving the technical jargon and contractor's lingo behind, this book offers clear, practical solutions that any homeowner can put to use right now.

Wind Energy: An Introduction

Wind Energy: An Introduction covers wind energy system types, operation, modeling, analysis, integration, and control.

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

In Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, veteran technology journalist Ashlee Vance provides the first inside look into the extraordinary life and times of Silicon Valley's most audacious entrepreneur. Written with exclusive access to Musk, his family and friends, the book traces the entrepreneur's journey from a rough upbringing in South Africa to the pinnacle of the global business world.

Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency: Grow Edibles * Raise Animals * Live Off the Grid * DIY

Get ready to be self-sufficient. Whether tackling the garden, raising animals, learning more about alternative energy, or bettering your storage and preservation, Step-by-Step Projects for Self-Sufficiency is the perfect starting point.

The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse: How to Design and Build a Net-Zero Energy Greenhouse

Fresh, local nutrient-dense fruits vegetables are hard to find in winter in cold climates. Growing warm-weather crops like tomatoes, bananas, avocados, and other perennials is nearly impossible using conventional structures. The solution for millions of backyard and small-scale commercial growers is self-heating solar greenhouses.


Videos

A Complete Guide to the Installation of Off-Grid PV Solar Power Systems

A Complete Guide to the Installation of Off-Grid PV Solar Power Systems

Modern Marvels Renewable Energy

Renewable energy from Modern Marvels on History channel.

Power Surge: Are we finally on the brink of a clean energy revolution?

Can emerging technology defeat global warming? NOVA travels the globe to reveal the surprising technologies that just might turn back the clock on climate change. Focusing on the latest and greatest innovations, including everything from artificial trees to green reboots of familiar technologies like coal and nuclear energy, NOVA asks: "Can our technology, which helped create this problem, now solve it?"​

Solar Energy: Saved by the Sun

In the face of global warming and other potentially harmful climate changes, there’s new urgency about finding a solution to our uncertain energy future. Breakthroughs in new materials and ingenious designs for solar collectors are transforming the technology into a vastly cheaper, more efficient alternative. NOVA presents the latest thinking from solar enthusiasts and skeptics as it investigates these cutting-edge research developments.​


Courses

Solar Energy International

Introduction to renewable energy for free six week course


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Shawn McCoy

EV Innovate

About the Author

My journey started in 2003, after college when I started gaining engineering experience in the automotive, and custom vehicle industry as a mechanical designer, dealing with electrical, programming, and hydraulic, as well as mechanical.  Looking back, I have always been interested in automobiles and green energy, even at a young age of 8, I remember dreaming up and designing renewable energy concepts cars and buildings for fun.