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Advances in Solar Energy An Annual Review of Research and Development in Renewable Energy Technologies

Edited By Yogi Goswami Copyright 2005
    536 Pages
    by Routledge

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    'Essential for any serious technical library' Professor Martin Green, University of New South Wales, Australia The Advances in Solar Energy series offers state-of-the-art information on all primary renewable energy technologies, including solar, wind and biomass, bringing together invited contributions from the foremost international experts in renewable energy. Volume 16 is the first volume to be published by Earthscan. Topics covered include: * Anthropogenic global warming: evidence, predictions and consequences * Comparing projections of PV generation ad European and U.S. domestic oil production * Recent advances in solar PV technology * III-V compound multi-junction and concentrator solar cells * Progress of highly reliable crystalline Si solar devices and materials * Recent advances in parabolic trough solar power plant technology * Solar pond technologies: a review and future directions * Passive cooling of buildings * Renewable solar energy for traveling: air, land and water * Modeling solar hydrogen fuel cell systems * Renewable energy for the Russian economy * An innovative, high temperature and concentration solar optical system at the turn of the 19th Century: the Pyreheliophoro Spanning a broad range of technical subjects, this volume and series is a 'must-have' reference on global developments in the field of renewable energy, suitable for solar energy experts (including engineers and architects), utilities and industry professionals, students, teachers and researchers in renewable energy, technical libraries and laboratories.

    * Anthropogenic Global Warming: Evidence, Predictions and Consequences * Comparing Projections of PV Generation and European and U.S. Domestic Oil Production * Recent Advances in Solar PV Technology * III-V Compound Multi-junction and Concentrator Solar Cells * Progress of Highly Reliable Crystalline Si Solar Devices and Materials * Recent Advances in Parabolic Trough Solar Power Plant Technology * Solar Pond Technologies: a Review and Future Directions * Passive Cooling of Buildings * Renewable Solar Energy for Traveling: Air, Land and Water * Modeling Solar Hydrogen Fuel Cell Systems * Renewable Energy for the Russian Economy * An Innovative, High Temperature and Concentration Solar Optical System at the Turn of the 19th Century: the Pyreheliophoro *


    Yogi Goswami is President of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES). This series is published in association with The American Solar Energy Society (ASES), the United States section of ISES. ASES is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development and adoption of renewable energy in all its forms. For more information, visit www.ases.org