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Hybrid Power
Generation, Storage, and Grids

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ISBN 9780367678401
February 19, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
704 Pages 100 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Hybrid energy systems integrate multiple sources of power generation, storage, and transport mechanisms and can facilitate increased usage of cleaner, renewable, and more efficient energy sources. Hybrid Power: Generation, Storage, and Grids discusses hybrid energy systems from fundamentals through applications and discusses generation, storage, and grids.


  • Highlights fundamentals and applications of hybrid energy storage
  • Discusses use in hybrid and electric vehicles and home energy needs
  • Describes the usefulness of hybrid microgrids and various forms of off-grid energy such as minigrids, nanogrids, and stand-alone systems
  • Covers the use of hybrid renewable energy systems for rural electrification around the world
  • Details simulation and optimization of hybrid renewable energy systems


This book is aimed at advanced students and researchers in academia, government, and industry seeking a comprehensive overview of the basics, technologies, and applications of hybrid energy systems.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Utility Grid With Hybrid Energy. 3. Hybrid Energy for Mobile Systems. 4. Hybrid Energy Storage. 5. Hybrid Microgrids. 6. Off-Grid Hybrid Energy. 7. Simulation and Optimization of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems.

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Yatish T. Shah received his B.Sc in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, and MS and Sc.D in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. He has more than 40 years of academic and industrial experience in energy-related areas. He was chairman of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, and Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; chief research officer at Clemson University, South Carolina, USA; and provost at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA, the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, USA, and Norfolk State University, Virginia, USA. He was also a visiting scholar at University of Cambridge, UK, and a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkley, USA, and Institut für Technische Chemie I der Universität Erlangen, Nürnberg, Germany. Dr. Shah has previously written eight books related to energy, five of which are under "Sustainable Energy Strategies" book series by Taylor and Francis of which he is the editor. He has also published more than 250 refereed reviews, book chapters, and research technical publications in the areas of energy, environment, and reaction engineering. He is an active consultant to numerous industries and government organizations in the energy areas.