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Modeling and Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems

This book includes solar energy, wind energy, hybrid systems, biofuels, energy management and efficiency, optimization of renewable energy systems and much more. Subsequently, the book presents the physical and technical principles of promising ways of utilizing renewable energies. The authors provide the important data and parameter sets for the major possibilities of renewable energies utilization which allow an economic and environmental assessment. Such an assessment enables us to judge the chances and limits of the multiple options utilizing renewable energy sources. It will provide useful insights in the modeling and optimization of different renewable systems. The primary target audience for the book includes students, researchers, and people working on renewable energy systems.

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Modeling and Optimization of Renewable Energy SystemsEdited by Arzu Şencan

Published: May 11th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2283

ISBN: 978-953-51-0600-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6205-6

Copyright year: 2012

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37847 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

28 Dimensions Citations


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1. Solar-Energy Drying Systems

By Feyza Akarslan


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2. Photovoltaic Systems and Applications

By Feyza Akarslan


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3. A New Adaptive Method for Distribution System Protection Considering Distributed Generation Units Using Simulated Annealing Method

By Hamidreza Akhondi and Mostafa Saifali


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4. Exergoeconomic Analysis and Optimization of Solar Thermal Power Plants

By Ali Baghernejad and Mahmood Yaghoubi


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5. Optimization of Renewable Energy Systems: The Case of Desalination

By Karim Bourouni


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6. Heat Transfer Modeling of the Ground Heat Exchangers for the Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Systems

By Yi Man, Ping Cui and Zhaohong Fang


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7. Promoting and Improving Renewable Energy Projects Through Local Capacity Development

By Rafael Escobar, David Vilar, Enrique Velo, Laia Ferrer-Martí and Bruno Domenech


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8. Utilization of Permanent Grassland for Biogas Production

By Pavel Fuksa, Josef Hakl, Zuzana Hrevušová, Jaromír Šantrůček, Ilona Gerndtová and Jan Habart


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9. Globalization of the Natural Gas Market on Natural Gas Prices in Electric Power Generation and Energy Development

By Thomas J. Hammons


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10. An Analysis of the Effect of Renewable Energies on Spanish Electricity Market Efficiency

By Blanca Moreno and María Teresa García-Álvarez


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11. Modernization and Intensification of Nitric Acid Plants

By Marcin Wilk, Andrzej Kruszewski, Marcin Potempa, Romuald Jancewicz, Jacek Mendelewski, Paweł Sławiński, Marek Inger and Jan Nieścioruk


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12. Optimal Design of an Hybrid Wind-Diesel System with Compressed Air Energy Storage for Canadian Remote Areas

By Younes Rafic, Basbous Tammam and Ilinca Adrian


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