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  • Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Third Generation Photovoltaics
    Editor 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
    Editor 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
    Editor 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 ...
  • Solar Power
    Solar Power
    Editor Radu D. Rugescu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0014-0
    388 pages, February, 2012
    A wide variety of detail regarding genuine and proprietary research from distinguished authors is presented, ranging from new means of evaluation of the local solar irradiance to the manufacturing technology of photovoltaic cells. Also included is th ...
  • Nuclear Reactors
    Nuclear Reactors
    Editor Amir Zacarias Mesquita
    ISBN 978-953-51-0018-8
    350 pages, February, 2012
    This book presents a comprehensive review of studies in nuclear reactors technology from authors across the globe. Topics discussed in this compilation include: thermal hydraulic investigation of TRIGA type research reactor, materials testing reactor ...
  • Thermal Power Plants
    Thermal Power Plants
    Editor Mohammad Rasul
    ISBN 978-953-307-952-3
    278 pages, January, 2012
    Thermal power plants are one of the most important process industries for engineering professionals. Over the past few decades, the power sector has been facing a number of critical issues. However, the most fundamental challenge is meeting the growi ...
  • Sustainable Energy Harvesting Technologies - Past, Present and Future
    Sustainable Energy Harvesting Technologies - Past, Present and Future
    Editor Yen Kheng Tan
    ISBN 978-953-307-438-2
    268 pages, December, 2011
    In the early 21st century, research and development of sustainable energy harvesting (EH) technologies have started. Since then, many EH technologies have evolved, advanced and even been successfully developed into hardware prototypes for sustaining ...
  • Sustainable Growth and Applications in Renewable Energy Sources
    Sustainable Growth and Applications in Renewable Energy Sources
    Editor Majid Nayeripour and Mostafa Kheshti
    ISBN 978-953-307-408-5
    348 pages, December, 2011
    Worldwide attention to environmental issues combined with the energy crisis force us to reduce greenhouse emissions and increase the usage of renewable energy sources as a solution to providing an efficient environment. This book addresses the curren ...