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Renewable Energy System Design

Renewable Energy System Design Book
Author : Ziyad Salameh
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2014-05-12
ISBN : 0080961673
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The limitation of fossil fuels has challenged scientists and engineers to search for alternative energy resources that can meet future energy demand. Renewable Energy System Design is a valuable reference focusing on engineering, design, and operating principles that engineers can follow in order to successfully design more robust and efficient renewable energy systems. Written by Dr. Ziyad Salameh, an expert with over thirty years of teaching, research, and design experience, Renewable Energy System Design provides readers with the "nuts and bolts" of photovoltaic, wind energy, and hybrid wind/PV systems. It explores renewable energy storage devices with an emphasis on batteries and fuel cells and emerging sustainable technologies like biomass, geothermal power, ocean thermal energy conversion, solar thermal, and satellite power. Renewable Energy System Design is a must-have resource that provides engineers and students with a comprehensive yet practical guide to the characteristics, principles of operation, and power potential of the most prevalent renewable energy systems. Explains and demonstrates design and operating principles for solar, wind, hybrid and emerging systems with diagrams and examples Utilizes case studies to help engineers anticipate and overcome common design challenges Explores renewable energy storage methods particularly batteries and fuel cells and emerging renewable technologies

Sustainable Energy System Engineering

Sustainable Energy System Engineering Book
Author : Peter Gevorkian
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0071473599
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Thanks to economic incentives such as tax credits, green building has become a booming trend in the construction industry. This title is intended for electrical engineers, construction managers, construction and building inspectors.

Design of Smart Power Grid Renewable Energy Systems

Design of Smart Power Grid Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : Ali Keyhani
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-06-24
ISBN : 9781118005828
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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To address the modeling and control of smart grid renewable energy system into electric power systems, this book integrates three areas of electrical engineering: power system engineering, control systems engineering and power electronics The approach to the integration of these three areas differs from classical methods. Due to complexity of this task, the author has decided to present the basic concepts, and then present a simulation test bed in matlab to use these concepts to solve a basic problem in development of smart grid energy system. Therefore, each chapter has three parts: first a problem of integration is stated and its importance is described. Then, the mathematical model of the same problem is formulated. Next, the solution steps are outlined. This step is followed by developing a matlab simulation test bed. Each chapter ends with a set of problems and projects. The book is intended be used as textbook for instruction or by researchers. This book can be used as undergraduate text for both electrical and mechanical engineers. The prerequisite for the course is a course in fundamental of electrical engineering.

Renewable Energy Systems

Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : M. Godoy Simões,Felix A. Farret
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2004-05-11
ISBN : 9780849320316
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As the world moves toward renewable energy sources to combat environmental and power distribution issues, there has been a resurgence of interest in induction generators, particularly in their use in wind and hydropower generation systems. Induction machines operating as generators are rugged and cost effective, and with recent advances in control and optimization, the control design aspects are now moving from the laboratory to the desks of practicing engineers. Renewable Energy Systems: Design and Analysis with Induction Generators presents the first comprehensive exposition of induction machines used for power generation. Focusing on renewable energy applications, the authors address virtually all aspects of the design, operation, and analysis of these systems, from the very basics to the latest technologies, including: New methods of characteristics testing, aimed at reduced test time, precision, and automation Reactive compensation techniques Control, including scalar control, vector control, and optimization techniques for peak power tracking control Interconnecting induction generators to the main grid Behavior in the presence of switched and controlled electronic converters Using PSPICE, MATLAB, PSIM, C, Pascal and Excel for modeling and simulation Robust, economical, and low maintenance, induction generators hold outstanding potential for helping to fulfill the world's energy needs. This book provides the background and the tools you need to begin developing power plants and become expert in the applications and deployment of induction generator systems.

Designing Sustainable Energy for All

Designing Sustainable Energy for All Book
Author : Carlo Vezzoli,Fabrizio Ceschin,Lilac Osanjo,Mugendi K. M’Rithaa,Richie Moalosi,Venny Nakazibwe,Jan Carel Diehl
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-05-17
ISBN : 3319702238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This open access book addresses the issue of diffusing sustainable energy access in low- and middle-income contexts. Access to energy is one of the greatest challenges for many people living in low- income and developing contexts, as around 1.4 billion people lack access to electricity. Distributed Renewable Energy systems (DRE) are considered a promising approach to address this challenge and provide energy access to all. However, even if promising, the implementation of DRE systems is not always straightforward. The book analyses, discusses and classifies the promising Sustainable Product-Service System (S.PSS) business models to deliver Distributed Renewable Energy systems in an effective, efficient and sustainable way. Its message is supported with cases studies and examples, discussing the economic, environmental and socioethical benefits as well as its limitations and barriers to its implementation. An innovative design approach is proposed and a set of design tools are supplied, enabling readers to create and develop Sustainable Product-Service System (S.PSS) solutions to deliver Distributed Renewable Energy systems. Practical applications of the book’s design approach and tools by companies and practitioners are discussed and the book will be of interest to readers in design, industry, governmental institutions, NGOs as well as researchers.

Sustainable Energy Systems in Architectural Design

Sustainable Energy Systems in Architectural Design Book
Author : Peter Gevorkian
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2006-01-06
ISBN : 0071483071
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Technical concepts and data are presented in plain jargon-free language with clear, concise bulleted text Packed with charts, tables and diagrams that give busy professionals at-a-glance answers

Designing Sustainable Energy for All

Designing Sustainable Energy for All Book
Author : Venny Nakazibwe,Richie Moalosi,Mugendi K m'Rithaa
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-10-08
ISBN : 9781013269325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This open access book addresses the issue of diffusing sustainable energy access in low- and middle-income contexts.Access to energy is one of the greatest challenges for many people living in low-income and developing contexts, as around 1.4 billion people lack access to electricity.Distributed Renewable Energy systems (DRE) are considered a promising approach to address this challenge and provide energy access to all. However, even if promising, the implementation of DRE systems is not always straightforward.The book analyses, discusses and classifies the promising Sustainable Product-Service System (S.PSS) business models to deliver Distributed Renewable Energy systems in an effective, efficient and sustainable way. Its message is supported with cases studies and examples, discussing the economic, environmental and socioethical benefits as well as its limitations and barriers to its implementation. An innovative design approach is proposed and a set of design tools are supplied, enabling readers to create and develop Sustainable Product-Service System (S.PSS) solutions to deliver Distributed Renewable Energy systems.Practical applications of the book's design approach and tools by companies and practitioners are discussed and the book will be of interest to readers in design, industry, governmental institutions, NGOs as well as researchers. This work was published by Saint Philip Street Press pursuant to a Creative Commons license permitting commercial use. All rights not granted by the work's license are retained by the author or authors.

Large Scale Solar Power Systems

Large Scale Solar Power Systems Book
Author : Peter Gevorkian
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2012-09-28
ISBN : 1139577131
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is a comprehensive discussion and economic analysis of large-scale solar power systems, specifically referencing critical issues related to design construction and financing. The book provides practical design, installation, and financing guidelines for large-scale commercial and industrial solar power projects. Engineering design and construction methodologies as well as economic analysis provide a step-by-step walk-through of all aspects of solar power systems. Design methodologies outline the specific requirements of solar and electrical design and construction documentation in meticulous detail, which can readily be applied to ground mount, roof mount, building integrated (BIPV), and carport-type solar power projects. In view of the importance of solar power systems as a viable present and future energy resource, the book includes a dedicated chapter on smart grid transmission and large-scale energy storage systems.

Renewable Energy Systems

Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : Henrik Lund
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2009-10-21
ISBN : 9780080962993
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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How can society quickly convert to renewable energy? Can worldwide energy needs ever be met through 100% renewable sources? The answers to these questions rest largely on the perception of choice in the energy arena. It is of pivotal importance that engineers, researchers and policymakers understand what choices are available, and reasonable, when considering the design and deployment of new energy systems. The mission of this new book, written by one of the world's foremost experts in renewable power, is to arm these professionals with the tools and methodologies necessary to make smart choices when implementing renewable energy systems. Provides an introduction to the technical design of renewable energy systems Demonstrates effective methodologies for analyzing the feasibility and efficiency of large-scale renewable energy systems to help implementers avoid costly trial and error Contextualizes renewable energy design efforts by addressing the socio-political challenge of implementing the shift to renewables Free companion analysis software empowers energy professionals to crunch data for their own projects Features a dozen extensive case studies from around the globe that provide successful real-world templates for new installations

Alternative Energy Systems

Alternative Energy Systems Book
Author : M. Godoy Simões,Felix A. Farret
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2011-10-25
ISBN : 1420055348
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New perspectives on using induction generators in alternative energy technologies Durable and cost-effective, induction power generators have undergone numerous improvements that make them an increasingly attractive option for renewable energy applications, particularly for wind and hydropower generation systems. From fundamental concepts to the latest technologies, Alternative Energy Systems: Design and Analysis with Induction Generators, Second Edition provides detailed and accurate coverage of all aspects related to the design, operation, and overall analysis of such systems. Placing a greater emphasis on providing clear, precise, and succinct explanations, this second edition features new, revised, and updated content as well as figures, tables, equations, and examples. Each chapter introduces a multi-step, chapter-length problem relating the material to a real application. The solution appears at the end of the chapter, along with additional practice problems and references. New Material in This Edition: Updated definitions for generated power and efficiency Technological advances, such as new applications using doubly-fed induction generators New methodologies, such as the magnetization curve representation for induction generators Additional focus on renewable energy applications such as sea, wind, and hydropower systems Totally re-written and updated chapter covering doubly-fed induction generators Alternative Energy Systems provides the tools and expertise for advanced students and professionals in electrical, mechanical, civil, and environmental engineering involved in the development of power plants. ";

Hybrid Energy System Models

Hybrid Energy System Models Book
Author : Asmae Berrada,Rachid El Mrabet
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-11-21
ISBN : 012821404X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hybrid Energy System Models presents a number of techniques to model a large variety of hybrid energy systems in all aspects of sizing, design, operation, economic dispatch, optimization and control. The book's authors present a number of new methods to model hybrid energy systems and several renewable energy systems, including photovoltaic, solar plus wind and hydropower, energy storage, and combined heat and power systems. With critical modeling examples, global case studies and techno-economic modeling integrated in every chapter, this book is essential to understanding the development of affordable energy systems globally, particularly from renewable resources. With a detailed overview and a comparison of hybrid energy systems used in different regions, as well as innovative hybrid energy system designs covered, this book is useful for practicing power and energy engineers needing answers for what factors to consider when modeling a hybrid energy system and what tools are available to model hybrid systems. Combines research on several renewable energy systems, energy storage, and combined heat and power systems into a single informative resource on hybrid energy systems Includes significant global case studies of current and novel modeling techniques for comparison Covers numerical simulations of hybrid systems energy modeling and applications

Solar Power Generation Problems Solutions and Monitoring

Solar Power Generation Problems  Solutions  and Monitoring Book
Author : Peter Gevorkian
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2016-03-07
ISBN : 1316660052
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Solar Power Generation Problems, Solutions, and Monitoring is a valuable resource for researchers, professionals and graduate students interested in solar power system design. Written to serve as a pragmatic resource for solar photovoltaic power systems financing, it outlines real-life, straightforward design methodology. Using numerous examples, illustrations and an easy to follow design methodology, Peter Gevorkian discusses some of the most significant issues that concern solar power generation including: power output; energy monitoring and energy output enhancement; fault detection; fire and life safety hazard mitigation; and detailed hardware, firmware and software analytic solutions required to resolve solar power technology shortcomings. This essential reference also highlights the significant issues associated with large scale solar photovoltaic and solar power generation technology covering design, construction, deployment and fault detection monitoring as well as life safety hazards.

Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems

Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : Umakanta Sahoo
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-03-02
ISBN : 1119555639
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The energy scene in the world is a complex picture of a variety of energy sources being used to meet the world's growing energy needs. There is, however, a gap in the demand and supply. It is recognized that decentralized power generation based on the various renewable energy technologies can, to some extent, help in meeting the growing energy needs. The renewable energy landscape has witnessed tremendous changes in the policy framework with accelerated and ambitious plans to increase the contribution of renewable energy such as solar, wind, bio-power, and others. Hybrid renewable energy systems are important for continuous operation and supplements each form of energy seasonally, offering several benefits over a stand-alone system. It can enhance capacity and lead to greater security of continuous electricity supply, among other applications. This book provides a platform for researchers, academics, industry professionals, consultants and designers to discover state-of-the-art developments and challenges in the field of hybrid renewable energy. Written by a team of experts and edited by one of the top researchers in hybrid renewable systems, this volume is a must-have for any engineer, scientist, or student working in this field, providing a valuable reference and guide in a quickly emerging field.

Designing Renewable Energy Systems

Designing Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : Leda Gerber
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-12-23
ISBN : 1498711286
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion, deep geothermal energy, and regional energy planning.

Renewable energy conversion systems

Renewable energy conversion systems Book
Author : Muhammad Kamran,Muhammad Rayyan Fazal
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-05-15
ISBN : 0128235985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Systems goes beyond theoretical aspects of advances in renewable energy and addresses future trends. By focusing on the design of developing technologies, relevant operation and detailed background and an understanding of the application of power electronics and thermodynamics processes in renewable energy, this book provides an analysis of advancing energy systems. The book will be of interest to engineering graduates, researchers, professors and industry professionals involved in the renewable energy sector and is ideal for advanced engineering courses dealing with renewable energy, sources, thermal and electrical energy production and sustainability. With increasing focus on developing low carbon energy production, audiences need to have the engineering knowledge and practical skills to develop and implement creative solutions to engineering problems encountered with renewable energy technologies. By looking at renewable energy capture and conversion, system design and analysis, project development and implementation, each modular chapter examines recent advances in specific renewable energy systems with detailed methods, calculations and worked examples. Includes recent techniques used to design and model different renewable energy sources (RES) Demonstrates how to use power electronics in renewable systems Discusses how to identify, design, integrate and operate the most suitable technologies through key problems

Design Analysis and Applications of Renewable Energy Systems

Design  Analysis and Applications of Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : Ahmad Taher Azar,Nashwa Ahmad Kamal
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-09-09
ISBN : 0323859917
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Design, Analysis and Applications of Renewable Energy Systems covers recent advancements in the study of renewable energy control systems by bringing together diverse scientific breakthroughs on the modeling, control and optimization of renewable energy systems as conveyed by leading energy systems engineering researchers. The book focuses on present novel solutions for many problems in the field, covering modeling, control theorems and the optimization techniques that will help solve many scientific issues for researchers. Multidisciplinary applications are also discussed, along with their fundamentals, modeling, analysis, design, realization and experimental results. This book fills the gaps between different interdisciplinary applications, ranging from mathematical concepts, modeling, and analysis, up to the realization and experimental work. Presents some of the latest innovative approaches to renewable energy systems from the point-of-view of dynamic modeling, system analysis, optimization, control and circuit design Focuses on advances related to optimization techniques for renewable energy and forecasting using machine learning methods Includes new circuits and systems, helping researchers solve many nonlinear problems

Wind and Solar Power Systems

Wind and Solar Power Systems Book
Author : Mukund R. Patel
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2005-07-15
ISBN : 142003992X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The search for clean, renewable energy sources has yielded enormous growth and new developments in these technologies in a few short years, driving down costs and encouraging utilities in many nations, both developed and developing, to add and expand wind and solar power capacity. The first, best-selling edition of Wind and Solar Power Systems prov

Solar Hybrid Systems

Solar Hybrid Systems Book
Author : Ahmet Aktas,Yagmur Kirçiçek
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-04-23
ISBN : 0323885004
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Solar Hybrid Systems: Design and Application discusses the key power generation characteristics of solar systems and explores the growing need for hybrid systems. The authors use real-life examples to explain the disadvantages of solar systems without hybridization and to demonstrate the various applications hybrid solar systems can be used for, paying special attention to its integration with energy storage systems. The book also discusses the impact of hybridization and how this can improve power generation quality along with investigating novel and advanced hybrid solar systems. This is a useful reference for engineers and researchers involved in both the development and application of hybrid solar systems, and features topics such as solutions for the intermittence of renewable energy sources; on-gird and off-grid solar hybrid systems; the simulation, design and application of hybrid solar systems; the role of energy storage systems in solar hybrid applications; and the future of electric vehicles using solar hybrid systems. Demonstrates the benefits of hybrid solar systems and why they are needed Features practical advice on designing hybrid solar systems Includes key findings and real-world examples to illustrate the applications of hybrid solar systems

Tidal Energy Systems

Tidal Energy Systems Book
Author : Vikas Khare,Cheshta Khare,Savita Nema,Prashant Baredar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-10-12
ISBN : 0128148829
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tidal Energy Systems: Design, Optimization and Control provides a comprehensive overview of concepts, technologies, management and the control of tidal energy systems and tidal power plants. It presents the fundamentals of tidal energy, including the structure of tidal currents and turbulence. Technology, principles, components, operation, and a performance assessment of each component are also covered. Other sections consider pre-feasibility analysis methods, plant operation, maintenance and power generation, reliability assessment in terms of failure distribution, constant failure rate and the time dependent failure model. Finally, the most recent research advances and future trends are reviewed. In addition, applicable real-life examples and a case study of India’s tidal energy scenario are included. The book provides ocean energy researchers, practitioners and graduate students with all the information needed to design, deploy, manage and operate tidal energy systems. Senior undergraduate students will also find this to be a useful resource on the fundamentals of tidal energy systems and their components. Presents the fundamentals of tidal energy, including system components, pre-feasibility analysis, and plant management, operations and control Explores concepts of sustainability and a reliability analysis of tidal energy systems, as well as their economic aspects and future trends Covers the assessment of tidal energy systems by optimization technique and game theory

Design and Performance Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems

Design and Performance Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems Book
Author : Mamdouh Assad,Marc A. Rosen
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-01-12
ISBN : 0128232323
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Design and Performance Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems provides an integrated discussion of issues relating to renewable energy performance design and optimization using advanced thermodynamic analysis with modern methods to configure major renewable energy plant configurations (solar, geothermal, wind, hydro, PV). Vectors of performance enhancement reviewed include thermodynamics, heat transfer, exergoeconomics and neural network techniques. Source technologies studied range across geothermal power plants, hydroelectric power, solar power towers, linear concentrating PV, parabolic trough solar collectors, grid-tied hybrid solar PV/Fuel cell for freshwater production, and wind energy systems. Finally, nanofluids in renewable energy systems are reviewed and discussed from the heat transfer enhancement perspective. Reviews the fundamentals of thermodynamics and heat transfer concepts to help engineers overcome design challenges for performance maximization Explores advanced design and operating principles for solar, geothermal and wind energy systems with diagrams and examples Combines detailed mathematical modeling with relevant computational analyses, focusing on novel techniques such as artificial neural network analyses Demonstrates how to maximize overall system performance by achieving synergies in equipment and component efficiency