Renewable Energy Products

  • Building-Integrated Solar Energy Systems

    By Robert E. Parkin

    This book presents techniques for building and optimizing structures with integrated solar energy systems. It describes active solar systems such as photovoltaics and parabolic concentrators as well as passive solar systems and covers optimal materials to use, daylighting, shading, solar blinds,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06 
    CRC Press

  • Energy in Agroecosystems

    A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

    Edited by Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

    Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-01-02 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Solar Fuels

    Materials, Physics, and Applications

    By Theodore Goodson, III

    Written for use as a text and reference for those interested in how new materials may be used to capture, store, and use solar energy for alternative energy resources in everyday life, this book discusses the fundamentals of the kinds of materials and the physics involved in the mechanisms and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthcan Expert Guide to Design and Construction of Utility-scale Photovoltaic Systems

    By Susan Neill, Geoff Stapleton, Christopher Martell

    The market and policy impetus to install increasingly large-scale solar systems, or solar farms (sometimes known as solar parks or ranches), has seen products and applications develop ahead of the collective industry knowledge and experience. Recently however the market has matured and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Expert

  • Hydrogen Storage Technology

    Materials and Applications

    Edited by Lennie Klebanoff

    Zero-carbon, hydrogen-based power technology offers the most promising long-term solution for a secure and sustainable energy infrastructure. With contributions from the world’s leading technical experts in the field, Hydrogen Storage Technology: Materials and Applications presents a broad yet…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    CRC Press

  • Potential Use of Solar Energy and Emerging Technologies in Micro Irrigation

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal, Manoj K. Ghosal

    This new book, the fourth volume in the Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation book series, examines the potential of solar energy and other emerging energy technologies in micro irrigation to create sustainable energy sources. The authors discuss a variety of innovative micro irrigation…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30 
    Apple Academic Press
    Innovations and Challenges in Micro Irrigation

  • Geologic Fundamentals of Geothermal Energy

    By David R. Boden

    Geothermal energy stands out because it can be used as a baseload resource. This book, unlike others, examines the geology related to geothermal applications. Geology dictates (a) how geothermal resources can be found, (b) the nature of the geothermal resource (such as liquid- or vapor-dominated)…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore

    Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2016), Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 October 2016

    Edited by C. Guedes Soares

    Progress in Renewable Energies Offshore includes the papers presented in the 2nd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2016, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 October 2016). The scope of the book is broad, covering all aspects of renewable energies offshore activities, including: -…

    Hardback – 2016-10-12 
    CRC Press

  • Solar Silicon Processes

    Technologies, Challenges, and Opportunities

    Edited by Bruno Ceccaroli, Eivind Ovrelid, Sergio Pizzini

    Polycrystalline silicon (commonly called "polysilicon") is the material of choice for photovoltaic (PV) applications. Polysilicon is the purest synthetic material on the market, though its processing through gas purification and decomposition (commonly called "Siemens" process) carries high…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28
    CRC Press

  • Managing the Transition

    Renewable Energy and Innovation Policies in the UAE and Algeria

    By Dennis Kumetat

    This book discusses renewable energy policy in oil and gas-wealthy Arab states and presents the reader with a well-informed overview of the national energy systems – both conventional and renewable. It also seeks to answer questions on the poor growth prospects by contextualizing the various…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Solar Powered Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

    A Sustainable Development

    Edited by Larry E. Erickson, Jessica Robinson, Gary Brase, Jackson Cutsor

    The Paris Agreement on Climate Change adopted on December 12, 2015 is a voluntary effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reach the goals of this agreement, there is a need to generate electricity without greenhouse gas emissions and to electrify transportation. An infrastructure of…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30
    CRC Press

  • Rethinking the Environmental Impacts of Renewable Energy

    Mitigation and management

    By Alexander Clarke

    Renewable energy is important as a substitute for finite fossil fuels and inflexible nuclear power and could conceivably power the world. However, this is challenging as the world is currently 80% dependent on fossil fuels, and renewable sources produce only about 15% of total energy. Conversion…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29
    Routledge

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