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A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 May 2018
  • ISBN : 0128114800
  • Pages : 540 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems: With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, the most advanced and research focused text on all aspects of solar energy engineering, is a must have edition on the present state of solar technology, integration and worldwide distribution. In addition, the book provides a high-level assessment of the growth trends in photovoltaics and how investment, planning and economic infrastructure can support those innovations. Each chapter includes a research overview with a detailed analysis and new case studies that look at how recent research developments can be applied. Written by some of the most forward-thinking professionals, this book is an invaluable reference for engineers. Contains analysis of the latest high-level research and explores real world application potential in relation to developments Uses system international (SI) units and imperial units throughout to appeal to global engineers Offers measurable data written by a world expert in the field on the latest developments in this fast moving and vital subject


A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Vasilis M. Fthenakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKA Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems: With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, the most advanced and research focused text on all aspects of solar energy engineering, is a must have edition on the present state of solar technology, integration and worldwide distribution. In addition, the book provides a high-level assessment of the growth trends in photovoltaics and how investment, planning and economic infrastructure can support those innovations. Each chapter includes a research overview with a detailed analysis and new


Solar Water Heating--Revised & Expanded Edition

Solar Water Heating--Revised & Expanded Edition
  • Author : Bob Ramlow,Benjamin Nusz
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 July 2010
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Heating water with the sun is a practice almost as old as humankind itself. Solar Water Heating, now completely revised and expanded, is the definitive guide to this clean and cost-effective technology. Beginning with a review of the history of solar water and space heating systems from prehistory to the present, Solar Water Heating presents an introduction to modern solar energy systems, energy conservation, and energy economics. Drawing on the authors’ experiences as designers and installers of these systems, the


Solar Water Heating

Solar Water Heating
  • Author : Bob Ramlow
  • Publisher : New Society Pub
  • Release : 28 February 2021
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This book covers the history of solar water heating, descriptions of every solar water heater ever made, their maintenance and operation; the design, installation and maintenance of closed loop solar energy systems; and a compelling economic argument for solar investments.


The Renewable Energy Handbook

The Renewable Energy Handbook
  • Author : William Kemp
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 28 February 2021
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Is your dream home or cottage building lot just a little too far from the electrical utility poles? Perhaps you wish to join others who are selling clean, renewable electricity to the power company, and helping to save the environment and make money at the same time? Whether you are just curious or an industry expert, this handbook will show you how to stretch your energy dollars (doing much more with less), while powering your home with renewable energy from


Alternative Energy Systems and Applications

Alternative Energy Systems and Applications
  • Author : B. K. Hodge
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 May 2017
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The comprehensive guide to engineering alternative and renewable energy systems and applications—updated for the latest trends and technologies This book was designed tohelp engineers develop new solutions for the current energy economy. To that end it provides technical discussions, along with numerous real-world examples of virtually all existing alternative energy sources, applications, systems and system components. All chapters focus on first-order engineering calculations, and consider alternative uses of existing and renewable energy resources. Just as important, the author describes



Renewable Energy System Design

Renewable Energy System Design
  • Author : Ziyad Salameh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 May 2014
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The limitation of fossil fuels has challenged scientists and engineers to search for alternative energy resources that can meet future energy demand. Renewable Energy System Design is a valuable reference focusing on engineering, design, and operating principles that engineers can follow in order to successfully design more robust and efficient renewable energy systems. Written by Dr. Ziyad Salameh, an expert with over thirty years of teaching, research, and design experience, Renewable Energy System Design provides readers with the "nuts and



Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems
  • Author : Sven Ruin,Göran Sidén
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 16 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKSmall-Scale Renewable Energy Systems

A revolution is ongoing in the field of small-scale energy solutions, which can enable lower impact on the environment, more robust supply and self-determination. Solar power and other forms of renewable energy sources, which you can implement to generate your own electricity, are growing quickly. Electromobility is transforming the car industry and transportation systems and can also play a role in your energy system. Electricity can be used much more efficiently than before, for example by using LED light, variable


Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems

Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems
  • Author : Mark Hankins
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 28 February 2021
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How to use this book : an overview of solar electric technology -- Fundamentals of solar energy -- Solar cell modules -- Batteries -- Charge controllers, inverters and load management -- Lamps and appliances -- Wiring and fittings -- Planning an off-grid solar electric system -- Installing solar electric systems -- Managing, maintaining and servicing off-grid PV systems -- Basics of large off-grid systems -- Off-grid PV and solar energy resources.


Hydrogen and Fuel Cells

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
  • Author : Rebecca L. Busby
  • Publisher : PennWell Books
  • Release : 28 February 2021
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&Quot;Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Comprehensive Guide explains in straightforward language why hydrogen has emerged as an essential area for research and technology development worldwide. This fascinating new book by Rebecca L. Busby explores the forces driving the market for hydrogen-powered fuel cells, as well as the technical and economic barriers that could detail a transition toward hydrogen energy systems. The book reviews hydrogen's history and discusses current and future applications for hydrogen fuel cells, as well as methods


Energy for the 21st Century

Energy for the 21st Century
  • Author : Roy L. Nersesian
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release : 18 May 2015
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A compendium of current knowledge about conventional and alternative sources of energy. It clarifies complex technical issues, enlivens history, and illuminates the policy dilemmas we face today. This revised edition includes new material on biofuels, an expanded section on sustainability and sustainable energy, and updated figures and tables throughout. There are also online instructor materials for those professors who adopt the book for classroom use.


Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid

Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid
  • Author : Bimal K. Bose
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKPower Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid

The comprehensive and authoritative guide to power electronics in renewable energy systems Power electronics plays a significant role in modern industrial automation and high- efficiency energy systems. With contributions from an international group of noted experts, Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid: Technology and Applications offers a comprehensive review of the technology and applications of power electronics in renewable energy systems and smart grids. The authors cover information on a variety of energy systems including wind, solar,


Energy and the New Reality 2

Energy and the New Reality 2
  • Author : Leslie Daryl Danny Harvey
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 28 February 2021
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To comply with legal and other standards, businesses and regulators are increasingly required to make decisions based on risk assessments of the potential effects of their activities on the environment. Atmospheric dispersion modelling is a cost-effective


A Guide to EU Renewable Energy Policy

A Guide to EU Renewable Energy Policy
  • Author : Israel Solorio,Helge Jörgens
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 30 June 2017
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This book is a guide for understanding the EU renewable energy policy as one of the most ambitious attempts world-wide to facilitate a transition towards more sustainable energy systems. It contains key case studies for understanding how member states have shaped the EU renewable energy policy, how the EU has affected the policies of its member states and how renewable energy policies have diffused horizontally. An analysis of the external dimension of the EU renewable energy policy is also included.