Renewable Energy Products

  • 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 – 2017-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Wind Energy Systems

    Solutions for Power Quality and Stabilization

    By Mohd. Hasan Ali

    Unlike conventional power plants, wind plants emit no air pollutants or greenhouse gases—and wind energy is a free, renewable resource. However, the induction machines commonly used as wind generators have stability problems similar to the transient stability of synchronous machines. To minimize…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Intelligent Automatic Generation Control

    By Hassan Bevrani, Takashi Hiyama

    Automatic generation control (AGC) is one of the most important control problems in the design and operation of interconnected power systems. Its significance continues to grow as a result of several factors: the changing structure and increasing size, complexity, and functionality of power systems…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Solar Radiation

    Practical Modeling for Renewable Energy Applications

    By Daryl Ronald Myers

    Written by a leading scientist with over 35 years of experience working at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Solar Radiation: Practical Modeling for Renewable Energy Applications brings together the most widely used, easily implemented concepts and models for estimating broadband and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Energy and the Environment

  • Solar Module Packaging

    Polymeric Requirements and Selection

    By Michelle Poliskie

    While global demand for photovoltaic (PV) modules has increased approximately 45 percent per year over the past decade, PV modules must be durable and inexpensive to compete with traditional energy resources. Often overlooked as a means to improve solar technology, polymer packaging is not only the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Computational Modeling of Shallow Geothermal Systems

    By Rafid Al-Khoury

    A Step-by-step Guide to Developing Innovative Computational Tools for Shallow Geothermal SystemsGeothermal heat is a viable source of energy and its environmental impact in terms of CO2 emissions is significantly lower than conventional fossil fuels. Shallow geothermal systems are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Multiphysics Modeling

  • Electric Power Systems

    Advanced Forecasting Techniques and Optimal Generation Scheduling

    Edited by João P. S. Catalão

    Electric Power Systems: Advanced Forecasting Techniques and Optimal Generation Scheduling helps readers develop their skills in modeling, simulating, and optimizing electric power systems. Carefully balancing theory and practice, it presents novel, cutting-edge developments in forecasting and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Computational Models for CO2 Geo-sequestration & Compressed Air Energy Storage

    Edited by Rafid Al-Khoury, Jochen Bundschuh

    A comprehensive mathematical and computational modeling of CO2 Geosequestration and Compressed Air Energy Storage Energy and environment are two interrelated issues of great concern to modern civilization. As the world population will soon reach eight billion, the demand for energy will…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Sun Towards High Noon

    Solar Power Transforming Our Energy Future

    By Peter F. Varadi

    The meteoric expansion of the solar (PV) industry resulted from an incredible reduction in the prices of PV systems—first described in the author’s earlier book Sun above the Horizon. It began early in the new century and continued in the following decade with an extraordinary upswing. As a result,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Pan Stanford
    Pan Stanford Series on Renewable Energy

  • Solar Farms

    The Earthscan 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 utility-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 – 2017-02-28
    Earthscan Expert

  • Solar Fuel Generation

    Edited by Yatendra S. Chaudhary

    As the search for renewable sources of energy grows more urgent, more and more attention is focusing on the blueprint offered by biological photosynthesis for translating the energy of our Sun into energy rich molecules like H2 and carbohydrates, commonly known as "solar fuels." These solar fuels…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-12-29
    CRC Press

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