This book focuses on the development and demise of the anthracite industry in northeastern Pennsylvania. It also examines attempts to secure replacement industries and the economic consequences of these actions.
This book covers the various non-conventional energy systems such as solar energy, wind energy, energy from biomass and biogas, geothermal energy, energy from oceans, and chemical energy sources, etc. Features: Covers solar energy, wind energy, energy from biomass and biogas, geothermal energy, and more.
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Petroleum Industry contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on companies, people, events, technologies, countries, provinces, cities, and regions.