1st Edition

Entrepreneurship in Renewable Energy Technologies

By Manoj Kumar Ghosal Copyright 2023

    This book focusses on various options of taking up ventures for starting entrepreneurship in small/large scale in the field of renewable energy technologies. The book covers the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, renewable energy resources, their technologies involved and applications along with financial evaluations. The book will cater to the needs of students, researchers, various stakeholders, entrepreneurs etc. by providing valuable information on renewable energy technologies and their applications in developing entrepreneurship and establishing enterprise at individual level, specifically focusing on low carbon technology for sustenance of environment which is becoming increasingly important.

    Note: Taylor and Francis does not sell or distribute the print editions of this title in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

    1. Entrepreneurship: Concept, Meaning, Need and Function

    2. Energy Resources

    3. Decentralized Roof top Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plant

    4. Grid-Connected Roof top Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant

    5. Wind-Solar Photovoltaic Hybrid Power System

    6. Solar Dryer (Concepts and Applications)

    7. Microwave Assisted Pyrolysis of Agricultural Residues for Biofuels Production

    8. Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping System

    9. Financial Evaluation of Establishing an Enterprise


    Dr. M. K. Ghosal, presently working as Professor in Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. His areas of expertise are Renewable Energy Engineering, Solar Thermal Engineering, Solar Photovoltaic Technology and Greenhouse Technology. Author of six books (four in Renewable Energy Technology and two in Sources of Farm Power). He did his B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) from OUAT, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, M. Tech. (Farm Power and Machinery) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, West Bengal and Ph.D. (Energy Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. To his credit, he has Published 140 research articles in various national and international scientific journals. He is presently the Associate Editor of two agricultural based Journals i.e. International Journal of Tropical Agriculture and International Journal of Agricultural Engineering. He has been actively involved in teaching Renewable Energy Engineering subjects both in UG and PG level of Agricultural University since last 25 years.