Renewable Energy Sources Charged with Energy from the Sun and Originated from Earth-Moon Interaction

Editor: Evald Emilievich Shpilrain,

IVTAN Institute for High Tempratures, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

1. Energy from Biomass

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

Photosynthesis as Biomass Origin

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

Role of Biomass in Sustaining the Life at the Planet

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

Biomass as an Energy Source

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

Direct Combustion of Biomass

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

Termo-chemical Biomass Conversion

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

Bio-chemical Biomass Conversion

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

Environmental Issues of Using Biomass as Energy Source

Ralph P. Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL), USA

2. Wind Energy

Vladimir A. Dobrovolski, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Russia

General Characteristics and Meteorology of Wind

Vladimir A. Dobrovolski, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Russia

Fundamentals of Energy Extraction from Wind

Vladimir A. Dobrovolski, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Russia

Wind Mills with Horizontal and Vertical Shaft

Vladimir A. Dobrovolski, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Russia

Wind Installation for Water Pumping, Autonomous and Grid-Connected Power Production

Vladimir A. Dobrovolski, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Russia

Economics of Wind Installations

Vladimir A. Dobrovolski, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Russia

Wind Installation and the Environment

Vladimir A. Dobrovolski, Moscow Aviation Institute, Russia, Russia

3. Natural Temperature Differences as an Energy Source

Michel A.P. Gauthier, The International OTEC/DOWA Association, France

Temperature Differences in the Ocean at Low Latitude and Between Sea or River Water and Air at High Latitudes

Alexander A. Gorlov, Institute for Oceanology (IORAN), Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Schemes and Cycles for Ocean Temperature Differences Utilization

Louis A. Vega, PICHTR, USA

Schemes and Cycles of Air/Water Temperature Differences Utilization

Viacheslav A. Korobkov, Baltic State Technical University, Russia

Albert K. Ilyin, State Technical University, Russia

Economics of Natural Temperature Differences Utilization

Donald Edward Lennard, Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Systems Limited, UK

Environmental Issues of Natural Temperature Differences Utilization

Michel A.P. Gauthier, The International OTEC/DOWA Association, France

4. Wave Energy

Vladimir I. Vissarionov, Department of Nontraditional and Renewable Energy Sources, Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Russia

Valeri V. Volshanik, Department of Water Power Utilization, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Russia

Wave Motion Physics and Energy Potential

Nickolay K. Malinin, Department of Nontraditional and Renewable Energy Sources, Moscow Power Engineering

Institute (Technical University), Russia

Principles of Wind Wave Energy Extraction

Valeri V. Volshanik, Department of Water Power Utilization, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Russia

Proposed Systems for Wave Energy Conversion

Valeri V. Volshanik, Department of Water Power Utilization, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Russia

Economics of Wave Power Production

Valeri V. Volshanik, Department of Water Power Utilization, Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Russia

Nickolay K. Malinin, Department of Nontraditional and Renewable Energy Sources, Moscow Power Engineering

Institute (Technical University), Russia

Environmental Aspects of Wave Power

Lev A. Zolotov, Department of Nontraditional and Renewable Power Sources, Moscow Power Engineering Institute

(Technical University), Russia

5. Tidal Energy

Igor N. Usachev, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Characteristics of Tidal Energy

Lev B. Bernshtein, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Historical Sketch, Perspective and Classification of TPP Schemes

Lev B. Bernshtein, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Specific Features of Tidal Power Plants

Igor N. Usachev, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Tidal Power Plant Equipment

Igor N. Usachev, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Lev B. Bernshtein, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

B. Istorik, Scientific-Research Institute of Energy Structures, Russia

Environmental Protection and Social Aspects of Tidal Energy

Igor N. Usachev, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Economic Aspects of Tidal Energy

Igor N. Usachev, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Future of Tidal Power

Lev B. Bernshtein, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia

Igor N. Usachev, Share-holding Company << Institute Hydroproject>>, Russia