Designing Renewable Energy Systems: A Life Cycle Assessment Approach, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Designing Renewable Energy Systems

A Life Cycle Assessment Approach, 1st Edition

By Leda Gerber

EPFL Press

224 pages | 160 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781498711272
pub: 2014-12-23
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Description

The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion, deep geothermal energy, and regional energy planning.

Table of Contents

Introduction. The LCA approach. Application to thermochemical wood conversion. Application to enhanced geothermal systems. Application to urban systems. Annexes. Bibliography.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General