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Sustainable Growth and Applications in Renewable Energy Sources

Edited by Majid Nayeripour

Cologne University of Applied Sciences


Mostafa Kheshti

Shandong University

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 current issues of sustainable growth and applications in renewable energy sources. The fifteen chapters of the book have been divided into two sections to organize the information accessible to readers. The book provides a variety of material, for instance on policies aiming at the promotion of sustainable development and implementation aspects of RES.

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Sustainable Growth and Applications in Renewable Energy SourcesEdited by Majid Nayeripour

Published: December 2nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/2433

ISBN: 978-953-307-408-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6081-6

Copyright year: 2011

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51134 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

45 Web of Science Citations

50 Dimensions Citations


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1. EU Energy Policies and Sustainable Growth

By Carlo Andrea Bollino and Silvia Micheli


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2. Sustained Renewability: Approached by Systems Theory and Human Ecology

By Tobias A. Knoch


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3. Renewable Energy Use and Energy Efficiency – A Critical Tool for Sustainable Development

By Pius Fatona


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4. Renewable Energy and Coal Use in Turkey

By Ali Osman Yılmaz


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5. Experiences of Community Wind Electrification Projects in Bolivia: Evaluation and Improvements for Future Projects

By Laia Ferrer-Martí, Bruno Domenech, Walter Canedo, Carlos Reza, Mirtha Tellez, Milton Dominguez, Lorenzo Perone and Jaime Salinas


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6. Taxes Incentives to Promote Res Deployment: The Eu-27 Case

By José M. Cansino, María del P. Pablo-Romero, Rocío Román and Rocío Yñiguez


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7. Structural Design of a Dynamic Model of the Battery for State of Charge Estimation

By Frédéric Coupan, Ahmed Abbas, Idris Sadli, Isabelle Marie Joseph and Henri Clergeot


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8. Parameterisation of the Four Half-Day Daylight Situations

By Stanislav Darula and Richard Kittler


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9. Energetic Willow (Salix viminalis) – Unconventional Applications

By Andrzej Olejniczak, Aleksandra Cyganiuk, Anna Kucińska and Jerzy P. Łukaszewicz


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10. Biomass Energy Conversion

By Sergio Canzana Capareda


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11. Air Gasification of Malaysia Agricultural Waste in a Fluidized Bed Gasifier: Hydrogen Production Performance

By Wan Azlina Wan Ab Karim Ghani, Reza A. Moghadam and Mohamad Amran Mohd Salleh


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12. Extraction and Optimization of Oil from Moringa Oleifera Seed as an Alternative Feedstock for the Production of Biodiesel

By A.S. Abdulkareem, H. Uthman, A.S. Afolabi and O.L. Awenebe


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13. Tall Wheatgrass Cultivar Szarvasi-1 (Elymus elongatus subsp. ponticus cv. Szarvasi-1) as a Potential Energy Crop for Semi-Arid Lands of Eastern Europe

By Sándor Csete, Szilvia Stranczinger, Bálint Szalontai, Ágnes Farkas, Róbert W. Pál, Éva Salamon-Albert, Marianna Kocsis, Péter Tóvári, Tibor Vojtela, József Dezső, Ilona Walcz, Zsolt Janowszky, János Janowszky and Attila Borhidi


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14. Analysis of Time Dependent Valuation of Emission Factors from the Electricity Sector

By C. Gordon and Alan Fung


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15. Photovoltaic Conversion: Outlook at the Crossroads Between Technological Challenges and Eco-Strategic Issues

By Bouchra Bakhiyi and Joseph Zayed


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