1st Edition

Energy Storage, Grid Integration, Energy Economics, and the Environment

ISBN 9780367261405
Published September 26, 2019 by CRC Press
376 Pages 8 Color & 55 B/W Illustrations

USD $99.95

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

The book covers energy storage systems, bioenergy and hydrogen economy, grid integration of renewable energy systems, distributed generation, economic analysis, and environmental impacts of renewable energy systems. The overall approaches are interdisciplinary and comprehensive, covering economic, environmental, and grid integration issues as well as the physical and engineering aspects. Core issues discussed include mechanical, electrical, and thermal energy storage systems, batteries, fuel cells, biomass and biofuels, hydrogen economy, distributed generation, a brief presentation of microgrids, and in-depth discussions of economic analysis and methods of renewable energy systems, environmental impacts, life-cycle analysis, and energy conservation issues. With several solved examples, holistic material presentation, in-depth subject matter discussions and self-content material presentation, this textbook will appeal strongly to students and professional and nonprofessional readers who wish to understand this fascinating subject. Readers are encouraged to solve the problems and questions, which are useful ways to understand and apply the concepts and the topics included.

Table of Contents

1. Energy Storage Systems

2. Batteries, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Energy

3. Biomass, Biofuels, Waste-to-Energy Recovery

4. Electric Utility Integration of Renewable Energy Systems

5. Economics, Energy Management and Conservation

6. Distributed Generation and Microgrids

7. Renewable Energy Environmental Impacts

View More

Support Material

Instructor Resources

To gain access to the instructor resources for this title, please visit the Instructor Resources Download Hub. You will be prompted to fill out a registration form which will be verified by one of our sales reps.