1st Edition

Technological Advancement in Clean Energy Production Constraints and Solutions for Energy and Electricity Development

    322 Pages 50 Color & 86 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    This new book presents the latest progress into novel forms of clean energy and the lastest progress in the field of green energy and nanomaterials technology with methodologies designed to solve engineering issues. It covers recent advances in theoretical and experimental research on devices that can be used in the production of new types of solar cells and hydrogen generation for pollution control and also examines potential applications to promote green processes and techniques for energy and environment sustainability.

    1. Technological Advancement in HVAC&R System Energy Efficiency

    Kian Hariri Asli

    2. Energy Applications of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles

    Abhijith Sharma, Divya Neravathu Gopi, Saju M. Mohammed, and Riju K Thomas

    3. Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Their Importance in Energy Devices

    G. Santhosh and G. P. Nayaka

    4. Role of Nanomaterials in Lithium-Ion Batteries

    B. P. Shivamurthy, G. Santhosh, and G. P. Nayaka

    5. Advanced Nanomaterials for Water Oxidation and Hydrogen Generation

    Ahumuza Benjamin, N. P. Singh, and Mamata Singh

    6. Nano Composite PCMs for Thermal Energy Storage Applications

    Saurabh Pandey, Abhishek Anand, Amritanshu Shukla, and Atul Sharma

    7. Plasmonics: A Method of Improving Solar Cell Efficiency

    Chanchal Liz George, Rohini Manoj, Rinsy Thomas, and K. V. Arun Kumar

    8. Applications of Carbon Nanotube in Energy Storage Materials

    Akhila K. B. and Rony Rajan Paul

    9. Hydrogen Energy and Its Storage in 2D Nanomaterials: Insights from Density Functional Theory Simulations

    Brinti Mondal, Brahmananda Chakraborty


    Amritanshu Shukla, PhD, is a Professor of Physics at the University of Lucknow, India. He was formerly affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, set up through an Act of Parliament by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. He has published books and many research papers and has delivered talks at national and international institutes. Currently, he is working on several national and international projects and has research collaborations with institutions in India and abroad.

    Kian Hariri Asli is a research scholar in the Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy. He has expertise in electronic and control engineering. He works toward the development of energy-saving technologies through networked sensors, fuzzy logic, artificial intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) based on geospatial information systems (GIS).

    Neha Kanwar Rawat, PhD, is  a researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. She received her PhD in Chemistry from Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), India. She has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles. Her interests include nanostructured materials synthesis and characterization, with her main focus on green chemistry, novel sustainable chemical processing of nano-conducting polymers and nanocomposites, conducting films, ceramics, silicones and matrices: epoxies, alkyds, polyurethanes, etc.

    Ann Rose Abraham, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics, Sacred Heart College, Kerala, India. She has expertise in matter physics, nanomagnetism, multiferroics and polymeric nanocomposites, etc. She has research experience at several national institutes, including Bose Institute, SAHA Institute of Nuclear Physics, UGC-DAE CSR Centre, and she has collaborated with international laboratories. Dr. Abraham is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and has a published journal papers, book chapters, and edited books.

    A. K. Haghi, PhD, is a retired professor and has written and edited more than 1000 publications, including books, book chapters, and papers in refereed journals. He is currently a research assosiate at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Professor Haghi has received several grants, consulted for several major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. He is Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal.