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Solar Cooling Technologies

Solar Cooling Technologies presents a detailed study of the potential technologies for coupling solar energy and cooling systems. It starts with the theoretical background on the refrigeration cycles and their thermodynamic analysis followed by a description of different technologies for solar cooling. Each technology is explain...

Renewable Energy in Developing Countries (1st ed.)

This book discusses aspects of policy and techno-economic analysis of renewable energy in developing countries. Renewable energy technologies have been one of the most important strategies in addressing sustainable energy development and climate change. The roles of renewable energy in developing countries are vital, which inclu...

Greenhouse Gas Balances of Bioenergy Systems

Greenhouse Gases Balance of Bioenergy Systems covers every stage of a bioenergy system, from establishment to energy delivery, presenting a comprehensive, multidisciplinary overview of all the relevant issues and environmental risks. It also provides an understanding of how these can be practically managed to deliver sustainable...

The Geopolitics of Renewables

Renewable energy represents a game changer for interstate energy relations. The abundant and intermittent nature of sources, possibilities for decentral generation and use of rare earth materials, and generally electric nature of distribution make renewable energy systems very different from those of fossil fuels. What do these ...

Hydrogen Storage and Technologies (1st Edition)

Provides a comprehensive practical review of the available hydrogen storage technologies such as: electrochemical hydrogen storage; chemical hydrogen storage; graphene and hydrogen storage; nanotechnology and hydrogen storage; carbon- based materials and hydrogen storage.Hydrogen storage is considered a key technology for statio...

Structural Control and Fault Detection of Wind Turbine Systems

With the rapid growth of wind energy worldwide, challenges in the operation and control of wind turbine systems are becoming increasingly important. These affect all parts of the system, and require an integrated approach to optimize safety, cost, integrity and survivability of the system, while retaining the desired performance...

Small-Signal Stability Analysis of Power Systems Integrated with Variable Speed Wind Generators

This book reviews and examines how power system low-frequency power oscillations and sub-synchronous oscillations may be affected by grid connection of wind power generation. Grid connection of wind power generation affects the power system small-signal stability and has been one of the most actively pursued research subjects in...

Vehicle-to-Grid: A Sociotechnical Transition Beyond Electric Mobility

This book defines and charts the barriers and future of vehicle-to-grid technology: a technology that could dramatically reduce emissions, create revenue, and accelerate the adoption of battery electric cars. This technology connects the electric power grid and the transportation system in ways that will enable electric vehicles...