Renewable Energy Resources

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TJ 807.9 U6 Renewable Energy Resources. United States

Solstice: Internet Information Service of the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology

Summary:
Solstice: Internet Information Service of the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology is "...the site for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable technology information and connections." The service is provided by CREST, the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology, which "...produces educational multimedia CD-ROMs and operates Solstice, an Internet service for the sustainable energy field." At the top of the site's main page are links to register with the Solstice system and a user comments area.
The site provides three major topics of interest to its users: (1) Energy Efficiency; (2) Renewable Energy; and (3) Sustainable Living. When any one of these three major topic links is selected, the user will find the complete listing of all subtopics and their respective WWW links. Users can also select subtopics from the site's main page. Within the "energy efficiency" category, sutopics featured are: buildings, appliances, lighting, general, case studies, education, finance, policy, and related Net sites. For the topic of "renewable energy," subtopics included are: bioenergy, geothermal, hydrogen, solar, wind, general, economics, educational, policy, and related Net sites. For the "sustainable living" category, users can select from the following subtopics: environment, green products and practices, planning, case studies, and related Net sites.
After selecting a subtopic of interest, the user will find that topic's WWW connections listed, within the page where such links are located in the site. Sites for each subtopic are listed alphabetically by title. Each site is noted with its title and a brief description; selecting the title opens a full page description of the site, with access to the WWW. Below the subtopics area within the site's main page are links to CREST information areas: new additions, the CREST store, a detailed index, general information on CREST, mailing lists, keyword search, organizations on Solstice, an events calendar, and related sites. Users will also find links to new CREST software prducts, as well as ftp and gopher access to the CREST WWW site.
The site is sponsored by CREST, the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology; Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, California.
To Search:
Select one of three major site divisions to view all subtopic holdings. Or select subtopic to view applicable records; titles of WWW sites open to reveal detailed descriptions and access to the WWW. Information and service links for Solstice and CREST found at the top and bottom of the site's main page.
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