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Biogas Systems in China by Bin Chen, Tasawar Hayat, Ahmed Alsaedi Biogas Systems in China
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This book derives an explicit analytical pattern (or framework) that permits the examination and optimization of biogas production systems. It provides a concise overview of the current status of biogas and biogas coupled agricultural systems in China, and introduces evaluation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Microbial Fuels Technologies and Applications by Farshad Darvishi Harzevili Microbial Fuels Technologies and Applications

This book highlights major trends and developments in the field of microbial fuels, written by experienced researchers in their respective fields. It serves as a comprehensive reference and contains an industrial prospects overview and novel practices that will be highlighted...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability, Volume 2 Applications by Fethi Aloui Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability, Volume 2 Applications

This multi-disciplinary book presents the most recent advances in exergy, energy, and environmental issues. Volume 2 focuses on applications and covers current problems, future needs, and prospects in the area of energy and environment from researchers worldwide. Based on selected...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2017

Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies Recent Trends and Applications by Laltu Chandra Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Technologies Recent Trends and Applications

The proceedings entitled Concentrated Solar Thermal Technologies: Recent Trends and Applications includes the peer-reviewed selected papers those are presented during NCSTET 2016. The sub-topics under concentrated solar thermal technologies and applications included in the book are Solar Field; Receiver and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Energy, Environment and Management Engineering Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2016), Taiwan, December 10-11, 2016 by Wen-Pei (National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiping City, Taiwan R.O.C.) Sung Energy, Environment and Management Engineering Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2016), Taiwan, December 10-11, 2016
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This proceedings volume brings together selected peer-reviewed papers presented at the 2016 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering. Topics covered include energy efficiency and energy management, energy exploration and exploitation, power generation technologies, water pollution and protection,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring Techniques for Renewable Energy Industrial Assets by Mayorkinos Papaelias Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring Techniques for Renewable Energy Industrial Assets

Non -destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring Techniques for Renewable Energy Industry Assets integrates state-of-the-art information and discusses future developments and their significance to the improvement of the renewable energy industry. Renewable energy assets are complex systems with several critical components...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Handbook of Biorefinery Research and Technology by Jong Moon Park Handbook of Biorefinery Research and Technology

This book reviews biorefinery techniques, covering basic principles, upfront research accomplishments and successful industrial applications, including necessary steps for the provision and preparation of the biomass and all downstream processing steps.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Hydrogen Electrochemical Production by Christophe (Professor, University of Poitiers, Institute of Material and Environment of Poitiers (IC2MP)) Coutanceau,  Baranton Hydrogen Electrochemical Production
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Hydrogen Electrochemical Production presents different avenues of hydrogen production for energy applications, including current developments and future perspectives, using an interdisciplinary approach. Part of the Hydrogen Energy and Fuel Cell Primers series, the volume synthesizes information from many sources, making...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Advances in Renewable Energy Research by Malgorzata (Lublin University of Technology, Poland) Pawlowska Advances in Renewable Energy Research
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Advances in Renewable Energy Research comprises papers delivered at an international workshop by authors from Poland, Germany, Ukraine, China, Japan and Taiwan. The papers discussed the development of renewable energy technologies in certain countries, with special attention deviated to the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

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Surface Passivation of Industrial Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells by Joachim (IMEC, Belgium) John Surface Passivation of Industrial Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells
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This timely, comprehensive work on solar cell surface passivation will collect and convey the scientific and technological progress provided by universities, research institutes and companies to implement dielectric passivation layers into the solar cell manufacturing process for c-Si solar cells.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference by Ken Haggard Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference

Our pocket reference books provide a wealth of practical information at your fingertips, whenever you need it. Rich in background detail, at-a-glance tables and diagrams, equations, and more, the Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference is a handy resource for architects,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Renewable Energy A First Course by Robert Ehrlich Renewable Energy A First Course

Renewable energy has great significance for the world?s future, given the environmental issues related to energy generation and energy?s importance in our society. Making wise energy choices is not easy, however. It involves balanced consideration of economic, environmental, technical, political,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition by Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Sonnenenergie (DGS) Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers, 3rd Edition

New Edition of the Bestselling Installation Guide Solar thermal systems available today offer efficiency and reliability. They can be applied in different conditions to meet space- and water-heating requirements in the residential, commercial and industrial building sectors. The potential for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Gasification of Waste Materials Technologies for Generating Energy, Gas and Chemicals from MSW, Biomass, Non-recycled Plastics, Sludges and Wet Solid Wastes by Marco J. Castaldi, Demetra Tsiamis, Simona Ciuta Gasification of Waste Materials Technologies for Generating Energy, Gas and Chemicals from MSW, Biomass, Non-recycled Plastics, Sludges and Wet Solid Wastes
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Gasification of Waste Materials: Technologies for Generating Energy, Gas and Chemicals from MSW, Biomass, Non-recycled Plastics, Sludges and Wet Solid Wastes explores the most recent gasification technologies developing worldwide to convert waste solids to energy and synthesis gas and chemical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Concentrating Photovoltaics (CPV): The Path Ahead by Harry Apostoleris, Marco Stefancich, Matteo Chiesa Concentrating Photovoltaics (CPV): The Path Ahead
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Lastly, the authors consider the impact that environmental factors have on the performance of CPV in non-standard environments before concluding with a discussion of the combinations of technologies that they anticipate will most effectively boost CPV in the commercial market.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Application of Geographical Information Systems and Soft Computation Techniques in Water and Water Based Renewable Energy Problems by Mrinmoy Majumder Application of Geographical Information Systems and Soft Computation Techniques in Water and Water Based Renewable Energy Problems

This book highlights the application of Geographical Information System (GIS) and nature based algorithms to solve the problems of water and water based renewable energy resources. The irregularity in availability of resources and inefficiency in utilization of the available resources...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Green Photonics and Electronics by Gadi Eisenstein Green Photonics and Electronics

This books focuses on recent break-throughs in the development of a variety of photonic devices, serving distances ranging from mm to many km, together with their electronic counter-parts, e.g. the drivers for lasers, the amplifiers following the detectors and most...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Biofuels and Sustainability Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making by Kazuhiko Takeuchi Biofuels and Sustainability Holistic Perspectives for Policy-making

This book presents a comprehensive analysis of biofuel use strategies from an interdisciplinary perspective using sustainability science. This interdisciplinary perspective (social science-natural science) means that the strategies and policy options proposed will have significant impacts on the economy and society...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Nanoporous Catalysts for Biomass Conversion by Feng-Shou Xiao Nanoporous Catalysts for Biomass Conversion

A comprehensive introduction to the design, synthesis, characterization, and catalytic properties of nanoporous catalysts for the biomass conversion With the specter of peak oil demand looming on the horizon, and mounting concerns over the environmental impact of greenhouse gas emissions,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes by Aldo Vieira Da Rosa Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Processes

With energy sustainability and security at the forefront of public discourse worldwide, there is a pressing need to foster an understanding of clean, safe alternative energy sources such as solar and wind power. Aldo da Rosa's highly respected and comprehensive...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability, Volume 1 Fundamentals by Fethi Aloui Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability, Volume 1 Fundamentals

This multi-disciplinary book presents the most recent advances in exergy, energy, and environmental issues. Volume 1 focuses on fundamentals in the field and covers current problems, future needs, and prospects in the area of energy and environment from researchers worldwide....
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Torrefaction of Biomass for Energy Applications From Fundamentals to Industrial Scale by Leonel (Yser Green Energy SA and Department of Electromechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,  University of Bei Nunes Torrefaction of Biomass for Energy Applications From Fundamentals to Industrial Scale
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Torrefaction of Biomass for Energy Applications: From Fundamentals to Industrial Scale explores the processes, technology, end-use, and economics involved in torrefaction at the industrial scale for heat and power generation. Its authors combine their industry experience with their academic expertise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Submerged and Floating Photovoltaic Systems Modelling, Design and Case Studies by Giuseppe (Professor of Electric Energy Systems, University of Catania (UdC), Italy) Marco Tina, Macro (Scientific Dir RosaClot Submerged and Floating Photovoltaic Systems Modelling, Design and Case Studies
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Submerged and Floating Photovoltaic Systems: Modelling, Design and Case Studies investigates how the use of photovoltaic systems in and on the water can create a positive synergy by increasing the cost effectiveness of PV systems, satisfying the local energy demand...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Advances in Sugarcane Biorefinery Technologies, Commercialization, Policy Issues and Paradigm Shift for Bioethanol and By-Products by Anuj Kumar (Scientist, Centro de Tecnologia Canavieira (CTC), Brazil) Chandel Advances in Sugarcane Biorefinery Technologies, Commercialization, Policy Issues and Paradigm Shift for Bioethanol and By-Products
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Advances in Sugarcane Biorefinery: Technologies, Commercialization, Policy Issues and Paradigm Shift for Bioethanol and By-Products, by Chandel and Tome, compiles the basic and applied information covering cane and biomass processing for sugar and ethanol production, as well as by-products utilization...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building by Giuseppina (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK    bank account updated SF 86992 Siciliano Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building
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In recent years, both Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development have been topics of increasing interest and research, with Chinese actors acting as financiers, developers, builders and sub-contractors. Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and socio-economic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Engineering and Technical Development for Sustainable Environment by Dzaraini (Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia) Kamarun Engineering and Technical Development for Sustainable Environment
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Engineering and Technical Development for a Sustainable Environment covers a diverse array of alternative technologies and their development with particular attention to the utilization of bioresources for the achievement of a sustainable environment. The book presents a selection of alternative...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Algal Biofuels by Leonel Pereira Algal Biofuels

The use of algae for biofuel production is expected to play an important role in securing an alternative energy source in the near future, particularly in light of depleting fossil fuel reserves and the adverse environmental impact of fossil fuels....
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Sustainability, Green Energy and Climate Change: Revisited by Jitendra Behari Sustainability, Green Energy and Climate Change: Revisited

This book discusses the problems accompanying climate change and the methods being adopted and explored to slow the phenomenon. Achieving green energy and sustainability is a complex task, one that has increasingly drawn the attention of scientists and administrators alike....
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Renewable Synthetic Fuels and Chemicals from Carbon Dioxide Fundamentals, Catalysis, Design Considerations and Technological Challenges by David S. A. Simakov Renewable Synthetic Fuels and Chemicals from Carbon Dioxide Fundamentals, Catalysis, Design Considerations and Technological Challenges

This book outlines the most recent progress in the development of technologies for carbon dioxide utilization into renewable synthetic fuels and platform chemicals via chemical and biological routes. Various processes are discussed, including thermocatalytic, electrocatalytic, photocatalytic, and biological conversion. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2017

Photovoltaics in Cold Climates by Michael Ross Photovoltaics in Cold Climates

Providing electric power to remote, cold regions at high latitude or altitude can be an expensive and technically challenging task. Photovoltaics (PV) provide a reliable and cost-effective solution yet their potential is underdeveloped, in part because of a lack of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

McEvoy's Handbook of Photovoltaics Fundamentals and Applications by Soteris (Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences and Engineering, Cyprus University o Kalogirou McEvoy's Handbook of Photovoltaics Fundamentals and Applications
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Practical Handbook of Photovoltaics, Third Edition, is a 'benchmark' publication for those involved in the design, manufacture and use of these devices. This fully revised handbook includes brand new sections on smart grids, net metering and the modeling of photovoltaic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains Top Down and Bottom up Assessment for Agricultural, Forest and Waste Feedstock by Calliope (Senior Research Fellow, Bioenergy Group, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, UK) Panoutsou Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains Top Down and Bottom up Assessment for Agricultural, Forest and Waste Feedstock
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Modeling and Optimization of Biomass Supply Chains: Top Down and Bottom Up Assessment for Agricultural, Forest and Waste Feedstock provides scientific evidence for assessing biomass supply and logistics, placing emphasis on methods, modeling capacities, large data collection, processing and storage....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Catalysis for Green Energy and Technology by Samira Bagheri Catalysis for Green Energy and Technology

This book describes the importance of catalysis for the sustainable production of biofuels and biochemicals, focusing primarily on the state-of-the-art catalysts and catalytic processes expected to play a decisive role in the green production of fuels and chemicals from biomass....
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

Handbook of Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage by Mieczyslaw Jurczyk Handbook of Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Storage

Over the past years, nanoscale metallic and ceramic materials, also called nanomaterials, have attracted enormous interest from researchers. Nanomaterials demonstrate novel properties compared with conventional (microcrystalline) materials owing to their nanoscale features. Recently, the mechanical alloying method and the powder...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

A Critical Review of Scottish Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Policy by Geoffrey Wood A Critical Review of Scottish Renewable and Low Carbon Energy Policy

This book offers comprehensive coverage of current energy policy in Scotland focussing on non-fossil fuel energy options: renewables, nuclear power and energy efficiency. Covering issues of policy and practice, planning, legislation and regulation of a range of sustainable energy technologies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Gas Turbines Modeling, Simulation, and Control Using Artificial Neural Networks by Hamid Asgari, Xiaoqi Chen Gas Turbines Modeling, Simulation, and Control Using Artificial Neural Networks
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Gas Turbines Modeling, Simulation, and Control: Using Artificial Neural Networks provides new approaches and novel solutions to the modeling, simulation, and control of gas turbines (GTs) using artificial neural networks (ANNs). After delivering a brief introduction to GT performance and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Architectural Evolution of Photovoltaics How Architecture Can Integrate Innovative Energy Solutions for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings by Alessandra Scognamiglio, Heinz Ossenbrink Architectural Evolution of Photovoltaics How Architecture Can Integrate Innovative Energy Solutions for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings
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Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture by Jochen (University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia) Bundschuh Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture
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The agri-food chain consumes about one third of the world's energy production with about 12% of it for crop production and nearly 80% for processing, distribution, retail, preparation and cooking. The agri-food chain also accounts for 80-90% of total global...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/07/2017

European Directory of Sustainable and Energy Efficient Building 1999 Components, Services, Materials by John Goulding European Directory of Sustainable and Energy Efficient Building 1999 Components, Services, Materials

This directory has become a valued source of information for energy-efficient building designers and specifiers throughout Europe and the details and scope of product, service and supplier listings have again been extensively updated for this edition.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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