Green Power

Written By Joao Neiva de Figueiredo
Green Power
  • Publsiher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 February 2014
  • ISBN : 1466590483
  • Pages : 603 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Green Power written by Joao Neiva de Figueiredo which was release on 05 February 2014, this book published by CRC Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the experiences and best practices of various countries on this topic of critical importance. The book’s case studies provide readers with policy, business, and societal perspectives. They examine the differences in each country’s natural endowments, cultural make-up, technological development, public-policy concerns, and institutional incentive structures relative to the advancement of green and sustainable energy. Considers China’s energy profile and what is being done to reduce the country’s reliance on coal Describes the cultural foundations and institutional environment that gave birth to Germany’s energy revolution Supplies an overview of the renewable energy sector in Spain and analyzes its future prospects in light of recent economic difficulties Reports on French Polynesia’s progress in its quest to generate half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 Investigates the feasibility of biomass as a large-scale electricity generation option Explores the vision of power generation in space that could solve mankind’s energy needs permanently By illustrating the experiences of other nations, the book outlines valuable lessons learned and best practices that can be extremely helpful to other countries as they seek a greener energy profile. Supplying a timely overview of renewable and non-renewable electric power sources, it provides in-depth analysis of the key factors that affect success. It also identifies practices that have been precursors to failure so you can avoid making the same mistakes in your quest to contribute to the long-overdue advancement of green energy.

Green Power

Green Power
  • Author : Joao Neiva de Figueiredo,Mauro F. Guillén
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02-05
  • Total pages : 603
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : Green Power: Perspectives on Sustainable Electricity Generation provides a systematic overview of the current state of green power and renewable electrical energy production in the world. Presenting eight in-depth case studies of green power production and dissemination, it illustrates the experiences and best practices of various countries on this topic ...

Sustainable Power Generation

Sustainable Power Generation
  • Author : Nikolay Belyakov
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-26
  • Total pages : 620
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : Sustainable Power Generation: Current Status, Future Challenges and Perspectives addresses emerging problems faced by the transition to sustainable electricity generation and combines perspectives of engineering and economics to provide a well-rounded overview. This book features an in-depth discussion of the main aspects of sustainable energy and the infrastructure of existing ...

Sustainable Power Generation

Sustainable Power Generation
  • Author : Nikolay Belyakov
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-10
  • Total pages : 620
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : Sustainable Power Generation: Current Status, Future Challenges, and Perspectives addresses emerging problems faced by the transition to sustainable electricity generation and combines perspectives of engineering and economics to provide a well-rounded overview. This book features an in-depth discussion of the main aspects of sustainable energy and the infrastructure of existing ...

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Renewable Energy and Sustainability
  • Author : Imran Khan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-07-01
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : Renewable Electricity and Sustainability: Prospects in Developing Economies is the first book of its kind to be dedicated entirely to the needs of emerging economies. It provides readers with a comprehensive review of current renewable energy technologies, their status in emerging economies, and the potential for sustainable renewable electricity generation ...

Sustainable Energy and the Environment A Clean Technology Approach

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  • Author : N.D. Kaushika,K.S. Reddy,Kshitij Kaushik
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-02
  • Total pages : 242
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : This book emerges from the recognition that energy, environment and ecosystems are dynamically and inextricably connected. The energy environment system must be addressed in its totality, so that we can devise sustainable solutions that incorporate both economic growth and environmental conservation. No single clean energy source will sustain long-term energy ...

Sustainable Power Systems

Sustainable Power Systems
  • Author : Nava Raj Karki,Rajesh Karki,Ajit Kumar Verma,Jaeseok Choi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : This book deals with quantifying and analyzing the risks associated with sustainable energy technology growth in electric power systems, and developing appropriate models and methodologies to mitigate the risks and improve the overall system performance. The rapid increase in the installation of renewable energy sources in electric power systems has ...

Mediterranean Green Buildings Renewable Energy

Mediterranean Green Buildings   Renewable Energy
  • Author : Ali Sayigh
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-12-11
  • Total pages : 963
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : This book highlights scientific achievements in the key areas of sustainable electricity generation and green building technologies, as presented in the vital bi-annual World Renewable Energy Network’s Med Green Forum. Renewable energy applications in power generation and sustainable development have particular importance in the Mediterranean region, with its rich ...

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems Third Edition

Principles of Sustainable Energy Systems  Third Edition
  • Author : Charles F. Kutscher,Jana B. Milford,Frank Kreith
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-06
  • Total pages : 630
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS, Third Edition, surveys the range of sustainable energy sources and the tools that engineers, scientists, managers, and policy makers use to analyze energy generation, usage, and future trends. The text provides complete and up-to-date coverage of all renewable technologies, including solar and wind power, biofuels, ...

Integration of Clean and Sustainable Energy Resources and Storage in Multi Generation Systems

Integration of Clean and Sustainable Energy Resources and Storage in Multi Generation Systems
  • Author : Farkhondeh Jabari,Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo,Mousa Mohammadpourfard
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-07-09
  • Total pages : 355
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : This book presents design principles, performance assessment and robust optimization of different poly-generation systems using renewable energy sources and storage technologies. Uncertainties associated with demands or the intermittent nature of renewables are considered in decision making processes. Economic and environmental benefits of these systems in comparison with traditional fossil fuels ...

Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan
  • Author : Yelena Kalyuzhnova,Richard Pomfret
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Total pages : 286
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power generation leading to concerns over greenhouse ...

RESILIENCE OF SUSTAINABLE POWER PLANT SYSTEMS IN CATASTROPHIC EVENTS

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  • Author : Naim Hamdia Afgan
  • Publisher : Dorrance Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-08-25
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : Resilience of Sustainable Power Plant Systems in Catastrophic Events By Naim Hamdia Afgan (2016, Paperback, 292 pages)...

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy
  • Author : Dmitry Kurochkin,Elena V. Shabliy,Ekundayo Shittu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-14
  • Total pages : 257
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : This book bringing together leading researchers in the field of renewable energy to discuss sustainability on a broad scale and to examine the status quo of renewable energy industry development in a global context. The volume starts with the European Union, then reviews current trends in the United States as ...

Smart and Sustainable Power Systems

Smart and Sustainable Power Systems
  • Author : João P. S. Catalão
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Total pages : 439
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : The smart grid initiative, integrating advanced sensing technologies, intelligent control methods, and bi-directional communications into the contemporary electricity grid, offers excellent opportunities for energy efficiency improvements and better integration of distributed generation, coexisting with centralized generation units within an active network. A large share of the installed capacity for recent ...

Energy for Sustainable Society

Energy for Sustainable Society
  • Author : Oguz A. Soysal,Hilkat S. Soysal
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-04-30
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : A handbook of sustainable energy, covering entire energy aspects from present status to future alternatives under one umbrella This book takes an interdisciplinary system approach to evaluating energy systems so that readers can gain the necessary technical foundation to perform their own performance evaluations and understand their interactions with socioeconomic ...

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy
  • Author : Roland Wengenmayr,Thomas Bührke
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-02-11
  • Total pages : 170
  • ISBN : 1466590483
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Summary : 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 ...