Elsevier Introduces Eight Alternative and Renewable Energy Books at ASME Power & Energy Conference & Exhibition

Comprehensive Reference "Storing Energy," Along With Seven Other New Titles, Featured in Elsevier Booth # 307

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - June 24, 2016) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of Storing Energy: With Special Reference to Renewable Energy Sources by Trevor Letcher, a comprehensive volume covering the various types of renewable energy storage for engineers and scientists. This up-to-date book on energy storage developments, along with seven additional new alternative and renewable energy titles, will be featured in Elsevier's booth # 307 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME Power & Energy Conference & Exhibition, June 26-30, in Charlotte, NC.

Storing Energy discusses the needs of the world's future energy and climate change policies, as well as the various types of renewable energy storage, allowing readers to conveniently compare the different technologies and find the best process suitable for their particular needs. Numerous systems are addressed, including mechanical/kinetic, thermal, electrochemical and other chemical, as well as other emerging technologies. Incorporating the advancements in storing energy as described in this book will help the people of the world further overcome the problems related to future energy and climate change.

Dr. Trevor Letcher is Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He is a past director of the International Association of Chemical Thermodynamics and his research involves the thermodynamics of liquid mixtures and energy from landfill. Dr. Letcher was awarded the South African Chemical Institute's Gold medal in 1999, and in 2000 he received the South African Gold medal from the South African Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published more than 250 papers in peer review journals and has edited, co-edited and written eleven books on his research and related fields.

The eight new alternative and renewal energy books are:

Elsevier will be giving away a book a day at its ASME Exhibition booth, and will offer special conference discounts on new and related books.

In order to meet content needs in renewable and alternative energy, Elsevier uses proprietary tools to identify the gaps in coverage of the topics. Editorial teams strategically fill those gaps with content written by key influencers in the field, giving students, faculty and researchers the content they need to answer challenging questions and improve outcomes. These new books, which will educate the next generation of energy experts and provide critical foundational content for information professionals, are key examples of how Elsevier is enabling science to drive innovation.

Note for editors

E-book review copies of the new books are available to credentialed journalists upon request. Contact Robin Hayward at r.hayward@elsevier.com.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey -- and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

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