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Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies
  • Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2021
  • ISBN : 9780128215920
  • Pages : 544 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Due to an ever-increasing demand for clean energy, a sharp increase in the development of technologies that utilize solar energy has occurred. Currently, there are several important methods for harnessing solar energy in various stages of technological development, these include: photovoltaics, photocatalysis, photo-electrochemistry, solar thermal, and photochemistry. A related and parallel consideration is sustainable aspects of materials usage including efficiency and environmental friendliness of processing and production methods. In order to effectively utilize solar energy systems, an in-depth understanding of the technology as well as its suitability according to the requirements and nature of usage is required. Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies: Processing Techniques and Applications provides an overview of the challenges that must be addressed to efficiently utilize solar energy. It looks at novel materials and device architectures that have been developed to optimize energy conversion efficiencies and minimize environmental impacts. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including materials processing, device fabrication, sustainability of materials and manufacturing, and current state-of-the-art. Leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges and future prospects of research in this increasingly vital field, providing a valuable resource for students and all researchers working in this field. Explores the fundamentals of sustainable materials for solar energy applications with in-depth discussions of most promising material solutions for solar energy technologies: photocatalysis, photovoltaic, hydrogen production, harvesting and storage Discusses the environmental challenges to be overcome and importance of efficient materials utilization for clean energy Looks at design materials processing and optimization of device fabrication via metrics such as power-to-weight ratio, effectiveness at EOL compared to BOL, and life-cycle analysis


Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies
  • Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga,Delaina Amos,Savas Sonmezoglu,Velumani Subramaniam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Due to an ever-increasing demand for clean energy, a sharp increase in the development of technologies that utilize solar energy has occurred. Currently, there are several important methods for harnessing solar energy in various stages of technological development, these include: photovoltaics, photocatalysis, photo-electrochemistry, solar thermal, and photochemistry. A related and parallel consideration is sustainable aspects of materials usage including efficiency and environmental friendliness of processing and production methods. In order to effectively utilize solar energy systems, an in-depth understanding of


Materials for Sustainable Energy

Materials for Sustainable Energy
  • Author : Vincent Dusastre
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKMaterials for Sustainable Energy

The search for cleaner, cheaper, smaller and more efficient energy technologies has to a large extent been motivated by the development of new materials. The aim of this collection of articles is therefore to focus on what materials-based solutions can offer and show how the rationale design and improvement of their physical and chemical properties can lead to energy-production alternatives that have the potential to compete with existing technologies. In terms of alternative means to generate electricity that utilize renewable


Materials for Sustainable Energy

Materials for Sustainable Energy
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKMaterials for Sustainable Energy

Materials for Sustainable Energy, Volume 72, the latest release in the Advances in Inorganic Chemistry series presents timely and informative summaries on the current progress in a variety of subject areas. In this volume, concise, authoritative reviews provide updates on the photocatalytic generation of solar fuels (heterogeneous systems), Photocatalytic materials for energy and environment, The photoelectrocatalytic production of solar fuels, Artificial photosynthesis (homogeneous catalysis), The photocatalytic synthesis of chemicals, Dye sensitized solar cells, Supercapacitors, Lithium ion cells, Catalytic air purification (VOCs,


Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy
  • Author : Ramendra Sundar Dey,Taniya Purkait,Navpreet Kamboj,Manisha Das
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 November 2019
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Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources provides a systematic analysis of the emerging renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuel and their impact on the current socio-economic premise, with carbonaceous chemistry at their base. The present-day fossil fuel–dependent energy scenario is obsolete, rapidly decaying with resource constraints and sparking climate change risks like global warming; therefore, a technological revolution is needed in terms of global energy sustainability. This book is a humble attempt to recognise various


Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 January 2020
GET THIS BOOKEncyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

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 Materials and Green Technology Products

Renewable Materials and Green Technology Products
  • Author : Shrikaant Kulkarni,Ann Rose Abraham,A. K. Haghi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 May 2021
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Renewable Materials and Green Technology Products: Environmental and Safety Aspects looks at the design, manufacture, and use of efficient, effective, safe, and more environmentally benign chemical products and processes. It includes a broad range of application-based solutions to the development of renewable materials and green technology. The latest trends in the green synthesis and properties of CNs are presented in the first chapter of this book for generating social awareness about sustainable developments. The book goes on to highlight the


Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 30 August 2019
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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


Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : David S. Ginley,David Cahen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 November 2011
GET THIS BOOKFundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

How will we meet rising energy demands? What are our options? Are there viable long-term solutions for the future? Learn the fundamental physical, chemical and materials science at the heart of: • Renewable/non-renewable energy sources • Future transportation systems • Energy efficiency • Energy storage Whether you are a student taking an energy course or a newcomer to the field, this textbook will help you understand critical relationships between the environment, energy and sustainability. Leading experts provide comprehensive coverage of each topic, bringing


Recent Developments in Photovoltaic Materials and Devices

Recent Developments in Photovoltaic Materials and Devices
  • Author : Natarajan Prabaharan,Marc Rosen,Pietro Elia Campana
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 13 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKRecent Developments in Photovoltaic Materials and Devices

This book covers the recent advances in solar photovoltaic materials and their innovative applications. Many problems in material science are explored for enhancing the understanding of solar cells and the development of more efficient, less costly, and more stable cells. This book is crucial and relevant at this juncture and provides a historical overview focusing primarily on the exciting developments in the last decade. This book primarily covers the different Maximum Power Point Tracking control techniques that have led to


Achieving the Paris Climate Agreement Goals

Achieving the Paris Climate Agreement Goals
  • Author : Sven Teske
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 February 2019
GET THIS BOOKAchieving the Paris Climate Agreement Goals

This open access book presents detailed pathways to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2050, globally and across ten geographical regions. Based on state-of-the-art scenario modelling, it provides the vital missing link between renewable energy targets and the measures needed to achieve them. Bringing together the latest research in climate science, renewable energy technology, employment and resource impacts, the book breaks new ground by covering all the elements essential to achieving the ambitious climate mitigation targets set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.


Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems
  • Author : Colin Tong
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 December 2018
GET THIS BOOKIntroduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems

This first of its kind text enables today’s students to understand current and future energy challenges, to acquire skills for selecting and using materials and manufacturing processes in the design of energy systems, and to develop a cross-functional approach to materials, mechanics, electronics and processes of energy production. While taking economic and regulatory aspects into account, this textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the range of materials used for advanced energy systems, including fossil, nuclear, solar, bio, wind, geothermal,


Renewable Energy Engineering

Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Author : Nicholas Jenkins,Janaka Ekanayake
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 06 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKRenewable Energy Engineering

This book provides a quantitative yet accessible overview of renewable energy engineering practice including wind, hydro, solar thermal, photovoltaic, ocean and bioenergy. Suitable for engineering undergraduates as well as graduate students from other numerate degrees, the text is supported by worked examples, tutorial chapters providing background material and end-of-chapter problems.


Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies: Generating Renewable Energy

Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies: Generating Renewable Energy
  • Author : Ibrahim Dincer,Adnan Midilli,Haydar Kucuk
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKProgress in Sustainable Energy Technologies: Generating Renewable Energy

This multi-disciplinary volume presents information on the state-of-the-art in sustainable energy technologies key to tackling the world’s energy challenges and achieving environmentally benign solutions. Its unique amalgamation of the latest technical information, research findings and examples of successfully applied new developments in the area of sustainable energy will be of keen interest to engineers, students, practitioners, scientists and researchers working with sustainable energy technologies. Problem statements, projections, new concepts, models, experiments, measurements and simulations from not only engineering and