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Principles and Practices



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ISBN 9781032008158
December 23, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
208 Pages 20 Color & 6 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Renewable Energy and Green Technology: Principles and Practices emerge as per the present need to understand the principles and utility of renewable energy and green technology to minimize dependency on fossil fuels in global development. Renewable energy is the best and cheap source of energy as an alternate resource. There is a massive potential for renewable energy globally, including in India. The efficient utilization of renewable energy resources could minimize the impact of climate change globally. Generally, renewable energy is generated from essentially inexhaustible sources, including wind power, solar power, geothermal energy, tidal energy, biomass energy, etc. Hence, encouraging renewable energy uses could save our tomorrow from the climate change perspective and sustainable food production. This book promotes the exchange of ideas, policy formulation, and collective action to ensure a smooth transition to renewable energy. This book describes the technological interventions for reducing environmental and economic damage resulting from the use of conventional energy sources. In this book, the focus has been given to utilizing various renewable energy sources in diverse sectors. It also elaborates the descriptive methodology of different renewable energies, accompanied by figures and tables. It includes biogas energy plant, gasifier technologies, and hydropower technologies, etc, with their application. Further, it contains information for understanding energy concepts and significant advantages of the energy resources for sustaining the future world. Lastly, this book will provide instant access to comprehensive, cutting-edge knowledge, making it possible for academicians and researchers to utilize this ever-growing wealth of information.

Key features

  • The book emphasizes the understanding principles and utility of renewable energy and green technology to minimize dependency on fossil fuels in the era of global development.
  • The book focused on recent trends in renewable energy with principles and practices in relation to climate change
  • This book highlighted advanced approaches for sustainable use of renewable energy sources
  • The methodology for various aspect of renewable energy are illustrated with figures and charts
  • Uses of agriculture and forestry sector as a green technology are also illustrated/mentioned 
  • This book potentially will helpful for policymakers in the field of renewable energy

Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of Energy: Its Potentials and Achievements

Meenakshi Sati, Megha Verma

2. Renewable energy: prospects and challenges for the current and future scenarios

Manendra Singh, Amit Bijlwan, Amit Kumar, Rajat Singh

3. Green Technology in Relation to Sustainable Agriculture: A Methodological Approach

Ishwar Prakash Sharma, Chandra Kanta

4. Briquetting: A technique for the densification of biomass for agriculture waste

Garima Kumari, Sunita Rawat

5. Perspective of Agro-based bioenergy for environmental sustainability and economic development

Dipti Singh, Manali Singh, Ishwar Prakash Sharma, Deepika Gabba, Upasana Gola, Neha Suyal, Nasib Singh, Puneet Negi, Narendra Kumar, Krishna Giri, Ravindra Soni, Deep Chandra Suyal

6. New insight in biogas Plants: A sustainable development approach

Ratnakiran D. Wankhade

7. Efficient utilization of biomass energy for mitigating the future climate change

Aditee Das, Roop Jyoti Das

8. Biofuel production by using biomass and their application

Bethsebi Lalremruati, Sarita Bisht, Amit Kumar, Narendra Kumar, Hukum Singh, Parmanand Kumar

9. Biomass Gasification technologies for sustainability of future energy demand

Ratnakiran D. Wankhade

10. Solar energy Challenges, gadgets, and their application

Shambhavi Yadav, Anugrah Tripathi, Garima Kumari

11. Impact of Renewable Energy in Reducing Greenhouse Gases Emissions

MeghaVerma, Meenakshi Sati, Shivani Uniyal

12. Wind energy technologies: current status and future prospective

Pankaj Singh Rawat, R.C. Srivastava, Gagan Dixit

13. Emerging trends in hydropower energy

Rajat Singh, Monika Bisht, Manendra Singh

14. Biochar: processing technology, characterization, and use in agriculture

Neha Jeena, Rowndel Khwairakpam

15. Socio-Economic Importance of Renewable Energy Sources and their Impacts on the Environment

G.S. Yurembam, D. Jhajharia

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Editor(s)

Biography

Dr. Narendra Kumar did his Ph.D. degree in Plant Physiology from G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. His research work was focused on the response of plants to abiotic stresses. Later, he served as Assistant Professor in various reputed academic institutes especially Surajmal Aggarwal (Pvt.) Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Kichha US Nagar, Dev Bhoomi Group of Institute, Dehradun, India; Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, India. He has published various research articles, book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals. Currently, he is working as Research Associate at Forest Ecology and Climate Change Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India.

Dr. Hukum Singh, Scientist at Forest Ecology and Climate Change Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun – India has been actively involved in research and teaching. He has got several awards i.e. SERB-DST fast track young scientist research award, UCOST young scientist award, AsiaFlux Japan travel fellowship, VIFRA young scientist research award and VIFA outstanding faculty award. He is a member of various national and international scientific societies/organizations. His research areas focus primarily on ecophysiology, plant response to abiotic stresses, green technology, climate change adaptation and mitigation functional traits, carbon-water-energy flux, and climate change modeling. His previous research was funded from ICFRE, SERB-DST, DST, ISRO, NMHS, MoEF&CC and SFDs. He has supervised so many M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and Post-doctoral Fellows and many more are under supervision. He has published various papers/chapters/articles in national and international peer-reviewed reputed journals with high impact factors.

Mr. Amit Kumar perusing his Ph.D. in Forestry from Forest Research Institute (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, India. His research work is mainly focused on characterizing plant functional traits of forestry species. Earlier, He worked as Assistant Professor in many organizations i.e. Dolphin P.G. Institute of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Dehradun; Alpine Group of Institution, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. He has published several research articles and book chapters in peer-reviewed journals.