A Practical Guide to Renewable Energy: Power Systems and their Installation


by: Kitcher, Christopher
Format: Paperback

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Product Description Learn more about renewable energy, how to install and inspect renewable energy systems and gain certification. This is a perfect introduction to one of the construction industry's leading growth areas. It provides an overview of all types of renewable energy sources, as well as information relating to the installation and inspection of renewable energy systems. The practical focus in this book will give you the confidence to pass micro-generation exams, discuss the subject with clients and work on all new and emerging renewable energy systems. It does this by providing you with: Step-by-step instructions in how to fit and test renewable energy systems Clear diagrams, photos and flow charts that demonstrate core principles Questions and answers that enable you to test your knowledge and further your understanding of the subject As a student or professional this textbook will provide the information needed to pass your course and is also an ideal onsite reference. Chris Kitcher is an Electrical Installation lecturer at Central Sussex College, author of the bestselling Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations and has 45 years of experience in the electrical industry. The first guide to the field of renewable energy aimed at the vocational and professional construction courses A hot topic in an industry with over 200,000 students and professionals Written by bestselling author Chris Kitcher Review 'The information contained in this book is very detailed about the various types of renewable energy sources available. It is well presented, both visually and through written description. Renewable energy has a major part to play in our society today and I think this book explains the systems that are being used very well indeed.' Terry McCarten, East Surrey College 'The text and images are very clear and the format makes it easy to find, read and digest the information. Good clear text supplemented with good graphics and images' Michael Lavelle, Stockport College 'The book deals with all the main sources of alternative energy supplies. Very good clear graphics to aid understanding.' Paul Palmer, Deeside College 'I found the book to be of a similar high quality to the inspection and testing book Christopher Kitcher has also written. The text makes this book suitable for the environmental units on qualifications. The text is pitched at the correct level with clear colour illustrations.' Mark Baker, West Suffolk College 'The practical guidance, is what sets this book apart from other texts I have reviewed' Bradley Williams, West Suffolk College 'Highly readable, good images throughout, excellent coverage' Tony Bechelet, Highlands College About the Author Chris Kitcher has 45 years of experience in the electrical industry. He is an Electrical Installation lecturer at Central Sussex College and an examiner for the City and Guilds 2391 qualification. He has worked for the last 12 years in both the college environment and on site.


Product Code: 9780080970646
ISBN: 0080970648
Publisher: Newnes
Publication Date: 2011-11-26
Number of Pages: 168 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 7.32 x 0.39 x 9.61 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.84 pounds