Guides to Business Subjects
No. 12 - Alternative Energy
Market and Industry information for fuel sources other than fossil fuels and nuclear.
This is one of a series of research guides produced by the Thomas J. Long Business Library at the University of California, Berkeley. The following sources contain information about alternative energy.
UC Berkeley faculty, registered students, and staff who are off campus may use items marked * by using The Library's proxy server.
Last updated: 8/2012.
Energy Central Database
Science Daily Renewable Energy News
UN Energy Statistics - choose Energy Statistics Database from the Databases menu to get international data on trade and production of dozens of types of alternative fuels by country.Annual Energy Review (US) includes US renewable energy production and consumption. US energy demand for residential, commercial, industrial and transport sectors by type of use and by region. Annual Energy Outlook has projections to 2035.
Energy Information Administration - carbon dioxide emissions data for the US and international (1940s+), by energy source (petroleum, coal and natural gas). US state emissions by sector and source. US greenhouse gas emissions (1990+).
BP's Statistical Review of World Energy includes Renewable Energy
USDA Economics Research Service reports on Biofuels
California Renewable Energy Information has information on California's Renewable Portfolio Standard and detailed information and statistics on California renewable energy.
* Business Monitor Online
provides industry and market forecasts quarterly for 52 countries in the Power sector and related fields like Infrastructure, Freight Transport, Autos, Shipping.
* Frost & Sullivan
* MarketResearch Academic
* IBIS World Industry Information
* ISI Emerging Markets
* Standard and Poor’s Net Advantage - Industry Surveys
Business news, magazines and trade press: Magazines and Newspapers:
|Company Directories||Thomas Register of American Manufacturers - directory of US manufacturers, distributors and service providers with detailed product catalogs which often include CAD drawings and other product specifications.|
Energy related funding from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009
The Directory of Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms, Domestic and
International. Grey House Publishing
Pratt’s Guide to Private Equity Sources.
SDC Platinum (stand-alone computer in the library – login with your Haas login. A Help manual is available next to the computer.)
|General Topical Reports||
Technical reports on selected fuels, technologies and materials.
OECD iLibrary - Reports on renewables, wind, solar, biofuels, for all OECD countries and many others.
Worldwatch Institute - website has key global trends, charts, tables, topical analysis including potential and costs of building a low carbon world in China and India. Current State of the World and other Worldwatch publications at UCB.
|Books||Recent books on alternative energy in Long Business Library|