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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 August 2019
  • ISBN : 9783030184889
  • Page : 1006 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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This book contains selected papers presented during the World Renewable Energy Network’s 28thanniversary congress at the University of Kingston in London. The forum highlighted the integration of renewables and sustainable buildings as the best means to combat climate change. In-depth chapters written by the world’s leading experts highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs and discuss policy, renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – for heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water, desalination, industrial applications and for the transport sectors. Presents cutting-edge research in green building and renewable energy from all over the world; Covers the most up-to-date research developments, government policies, business models, best practices and innovations; Contains case studies and examples to enhance practical application of the technologies.

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Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-30
  • ISBN : 9783030184889
GET THIS BOOKRenewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

This book contains selected papers presented during the World Renewable Energy Network’s 28thanniversary congress at the University of Kingston in London. The forum highlighted the integration of renewables and sustainable buildings as the best means to combat climate change. In-depth chapters written by the world’s leading experts highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs and discuss policy, renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – for heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water, desalination, industrial applications and for

Mechanical Energy Storage for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Resources

Mechanical Energy Storage for Renewable and Sustainable Energy Resources
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-12-16
  • ISBN : 9783030337889
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The available literature on energy storage technologies in general, and mechanical energy storage in particular, is lacking in terms of both quantity and quality. This edited volume focuses on novel (yet uncomplicated) ideas that are currently part of the Energy Storage curriculum at the University of Sharjah, UAE. These techniques have been extensively researched and their prototypes are central to the undergraduate Energy Storage Lab that is associated with the course. Although ideally suited for wind energy storage, the techniques

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-12-26
  • ISBN : 9783527411870
GET THIS BOOKRenewable Energy

In the years since the publication of the first edition of this book, the world has undergone drastic changes in terms of energy sources. This is reflected in the expansion of this second edition from 20 to 26 chapters. The most dramatic occurrence was the Tsunami which struck Japan in March of 2011 and set off a reactor catastrophe at the nuclear power plants in Fukushima. On the other hand fossil fuel technology drives the climate change to a threatening level. So, renewable

Sustainable Energy in Central Asia

Sustainable Energy in Central Asia
  • Author : Nigora Djalilova
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • ISBN : 0367621371
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"Uzbek" model of economic development and energy resource -- Uzbekistan and its energy sector -- RES development in Uzbekistan : a shift from passive to proactive deployent policy -- The challenges of RES deployment in Uzbekistan : analysis of local discourses -- Feasibility study of hybrid wind-solar stand-alone energy systems using HOMER -- Socio-economic impact of the deployment of renewable energy sources.

Chemistry of Sustainable Energy

Chemistry of Sustainable Energy
  • Author : Nancy E. Carpenter
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-25
  • ISBN : 9781466575332
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Understanding the chemistry underlying sustainable energy is central to any long-term solution to meeting our future energy needs. Chemistry of Sustainable Energy presents chemistry through the lens of several sustainable energy options, demonstrating the breadth and depth of research being carried out to address issues of sustainability and the gl

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Abul Kalam Azad,Subhash Sharma
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-12
  • ISBN : 9780128054246
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Clean Energy for Sustainable Development: Comparisons and Contrasts of New Approaches presents information on the fundamental challenge that the energy sector faces with regard to meeting the ever growing demand for sustainable, efficient, and cleaner energy. The book compares recent developments in the field of energy technology, clean and low emission energy, and energy efficiency and environmental sustainability for industry and academia. Rasul, Azad and Sharma, along with their team of expert contributors, provide high-end research findings on relevant industry

Renewable Energy Resources

Renewable Energy Resources
  • Author : John Twidell,Tony Weir,Anthony D. Weir
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 0419253203
GET THIS BOOKRenewable Energy Resources

"This second edition maintains the book's basis on fundamentals, whilst including experience gained from the rapid growth of renewable energy technologies as secure national resources and for climate change mitigation, more extensively illustrated with case studies and worked problems. The presentation has been improved throughout, along with a new chapter on economics and institutional factors. Each chapter begins with fundamental theory from a scientific perspective, then considers applied engineering examples and developments, and includes a set of problems and solutions

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy
  • Author : Robert Ehrlich,Harold A. Geller
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-30
  • ISBN : 9781498737234
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This revised edition is fully updated and continues to provide the best in-depth introduction to renewable energy science. It focuses mainly on renewable energy, but also addresses nonrenewable energy (fossil fuels and nuclear technology). The coverage extends from the basic physics to conservation, economic, and public policy issues, with strong emphasis on explaining how things work in practice. The authors avoid technical jargon and advanced math, but address fundamental analytical skills with wide application, including: Two brand new chapters giving

Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Renewable Energy Sources

Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Renewable Energy Sources
  • Author : R E Hester,R M Harrison
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2007-10-31
  • ISBN : 9781847551986
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The world's dependence on fossil fuels is widely acknowledged to be a major cause of rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Thus there is an urgent need to develop energy sources with lower environmental impact, with attention focusing on renewable energy sources. Concise, authoritative, up-to-date and readable, this book reviews various energy technologies, as well as taking a critical look at the political, social and economic aspects. Throughout, the emphasis is on renewable energy sources (wind, wave, solar,

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Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Author : Ibrahim Dincer,Adnan Midilli,Haydar Kucuk
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-11-30
  • ISBN : 3319078976
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Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09
  • ISBN : 9780128131961
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Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials provides a comprehensive overview, covering research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. The use of renewable and sustainable materials in building construction, the automotive sector, energy, textiles and others can create markets for agricultural products and additional revenue streams for farmers, as well as significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, manufacturing energy requirements, manufacturing costs and waste. This book provides researchers, students and professionals in materials science and engineering

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies for Building and Environmental Applications

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies for Building and Environmental Applications
  • Author : Mardiana Idayu Ahmad,Mazran Ismail,Saffa Riffat
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-20
  • ISBN : 9783319318400
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This diverse resource on renewable energy and sustainable technologies highlights the status, state of the art, challenges, advancements and options in areas such as energy recovery systems, turbine ventilators, green composites, biofuels and bio-resources for energy production, wind energy, integrated energy-efficient systems, thermal energy storage, natural ventilation & day-lighting systems, and low carbon technologies for building and environmental applications. It is designed to serve as a reference book for students, researchers, manufacturers and professionals working in these fields. The editors have

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  • Author : Mariano Martín
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-31
  • ISBN : 9780128243251
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Sustainable Design for Renewable Processes: Principles and Case Studies covers the basic technologies to collect and process renewable resources and raw materials and transform them into useful products. Starting with basic principles on process analysis, integration and optimization that also addresses challenges, the book then discusses applied principles using a number of examples and case studies that cover biomass, waste, solar, water and wind as resources, along with a set of technologies including gasification, pyrolysis, hydrolysis, digestion, fermentation, solar thermal,

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Naim Afgan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-18
  • ISBN : 9781000151329
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The International Conference on New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development held in Ponta Delgada, Azores (2002), Portugal, has provided technology specialists and hardware developers with the opportunity to discuss, review and demonstrate the research directions, the design methodologies, and the production techniques leading to cost- effective energy technologies for sustainable development. This dialog provides the context for more detailed technical presentations and panel discussions on energy systems, renewable resource exploitation, and the engineering design and optimisation for minimum resource

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  • Author : Dustin Mulvaney
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-03
  • ISBN : 9783030489120
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This textbook introduces the key concepts that underpin sustainable energy transitions. Starting with the basic biophysical principles, current sources and environmental consequences of existing energy resource use, the book takes readers through the key questions and topics needed to understand, prescribe, and advocate just and sustainable energy solutions. The interdisciplinary nature of the book aims to build bridges across the social and natural sciences and humanities, bringing together perspectives, ideas and concepts from engineering, economics, and life cycle assessment to