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  • Energy Transmission and Grid Integration of AC Offshore Wind Farms
    Energy Transmission and Grid Integration of AC Offshore Wind Farms
    Edited by M. Zubiaga, G. Abad, J. A. Barrena, S. Aurtenetxea and A. Carcar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0368-4,
    258 pages, March, 2012
    This book analyses the key issues of the offshore wind farm's energy transmission and grid integration infrastructure. But, for this purpose, there are not evaluated all the electric configurations. In the present book is deeply evaluated a represent ...
  • Nuclear Power Plants
    Nuclear Power Plants
    Edited by Soon Heung Chang
    ISBN 978-953-51-0408-7,
    350 pages, March, 2012
    This book covers various topics, from thermal-hydraulic analysis to the safety analysis of nuclear power plant. It does not focus only on current power plant issues. Instead, it aims to address the challenging ideas that can be implemented in and use ...
  • Solar Radiation
    Solar Radiation
    Edited by Elisha B. Babatunde
    ISBN 978-953-51-0384-4,
    494 pages, March, 2012
    The book contains fundamentals of solar radiation, its ecological impacts, applications, especially in agriculture, architecture, thermal and electric energy. Chapters are written by numerous experienced scientists in the field from various parts of ...
  • Energy Efficiency - A Bridge to Low Carbon Economy
    Energy Efficiency - A Bridge to Low Carbon Economy
    Edited by Zoran Morvaj
    ISBN 978-953-51-0340-0,
    356 pages, March, 2012
    Energy efficiency is finally a common sense term. Nowadays almost everyone knows that using energy more efficiently saves money, reduces the emissions of greenhouse gasses and lowers dependence on imported fossil fuels. We are living in a fossil age ...
  • Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Edited by Vasilis Fthenakis
    ISBN 978-953-51-0304-2,
    244 pages, March, 2012
    Photovoltaics have started replacing fossil fuels as major energy generation roadmaps, targeting higher efficiencies and/or lower costs are aggressively pursued to bring PV to cost parity with grid electricity. Third generation PV technologies may ov ...
  • Biogas
    Edited by Sunil Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0204-5,
    420 pages, March, 2012
    This book contains research on the chemistry of each step of biogas generation, along with engineering principles and practices, feasibility of biogas production in processing technologies, especially anaerobic digestion of waste and gas production s ...
  • Hydropower - Practice and Application
    Hydropower - Practice and Application
    Edited by Hossein Samadi-Boroujeni
    ISBN 978-953-51-0164-2,
    332 pages, March, 2012
    Hydroelectric energy is the most widely used form of renewable energy, accounting for 16 percent of global electricity consumption. This book is primarily based on theoretical and applied results obtained by the authors during a long time of practice ...
  • Advances in Nuclear Fuel
    Advances in Nuclear Fuel
    Edited by Shripad T. Revankar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0042-3,
    184 pages, February, 2012
    Worldwide there are more than 430 nuclear power plants operating and more plants are being constructed or planned for construction. For nuclear power to be sustainable the nuclear fuel must be sustainable and there should be adequate nuclear fuel was ...