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Lund, Chris; Biswas, Wahidul – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2008
The lifecycle concept is a "cradle to grave" approach to thinking about products, processes, and services, recognizing that all stages have environmental and economic impacts. Any rigorous and meaningful comparison of energy supply options must be done using a lifecycle analysis approach. It has been applied to an increasing number of conventional…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Energy, Life Cycle Costing, Power Technology
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Newman, J. N. – Oceanus, 1979
Discussed is the utilization of surface ocean waves as a potential source of power. Simple and large-scale wave power devices and conversion systems are described. Alternative utilizations, environmental impacts, and future prospects of this alternative energy source are detailed. (BT)
Descriptors: Electricity, Energy, Environment, Ocean Engineering