Renewable Energy Sources: Watt Committee: report number 22, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Renewable Energy Sources

Watt Committee: report number 22, 1st Edition

Edited by M.A. Laughton

CRC Press

175 pages

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pub: 1990-09-03
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Description

Presents and analyses the sources of renewable energy, including advantages and disadvantages, projects implemented internationally, cost and environmental implications, and the benefits of system integration.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the report. Introduction and summary. The place of renewable energy as an energy source.

Types of renewable energy source. Tidal energy. Wave energy. Wind energy. Small scale hydro- electric energy. Geothermal energy. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC). Solar thermal technologies and photovoltaics. Biofuels.

System considerations. Environment. Integration of renewable energy sources in electrical power systems. Economics of renewable energy sources. The Watt Committee on energy; Objectives, historical background and current program; Member institutions of The Watt Committee on Energy. Watt Committee Reports. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC009000
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC031010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable