Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

New Developments in Renewable Energy

Edited by Hasan Arman

United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates

Co-editor:

Ibrahim Yuksel

Yildiz Technical University, Turkey

Renewable energy is defined as the energy which naturally occurs, covers a number of sources and technologies at different stages, and is theoretically inexhaustible. Renewable energy sources such as those who are generated from sun or wind are the most readily-available and possible solutions to address the challenge of growing energy demands in the world. Newer and environmentally friendly technologies are able to provide different social and environmental benefits such as employment and decent environment. Renewable energy technologies are crucial contributors to world energy security, reduce reliance on fossil fuels, and provide opportunities for mitigating greenhouse gases. International public opinion indicates that there is strong support for a variety of methods for solving energy supply problems, one of which is utilizing renewable energy sources. In recent years, countries realized that that the renewable energy and its sector are key components for greener economies.

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New Developments in Renewable EnergyEdited by Hasan Arman

Published: March 13th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/45849

ISBN: 978-953-51-1040-8

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

34577 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

34 Dimensions Citations

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1. Present Situation and Future Prospect of Energy Utilization and Climate Change in Turkey

By İbrahim Yüksel, Kamil Kaygusuz and Hasan Arman

1275

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2. Energy Savings Resulting from Installation of an Extensive Vegetated Roof System on a Campus Building in the Southeastern United States

By Robert W. Peters, Ronald D. Sherrod and Matt Winslett

1325

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3. On the Public Policies Supporting Renewables and Wind Power Overcapacity: Insights into the European Way Forward

By António Cardoso Marques, José Alberto Fuinhas and Rui Flora

1007

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4. Viewing Energy, Poverty and Sustainability in Developing Countries Through a Gender Lens

By Pius Fatona, Abiodun Abiodun, Adetayo Olumide, Adesanwo Adeola and Oladunjoye Abiodun

1557

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5. Improved Stochastic Modeling: An Essential Tool for Power System Scheduling in the Presence of Uncertain Renewables

By Sajjad Abedi, Gholam Hossein Riahy, Seyed Hossein Hosseinian and Mehdi Farhadkhani

1467

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6. Modeling of Photovoltaic Cell Using Free Software Application for Training and Design Circuit in Photovoltaic Solar Energy

By Miguel Pareja Aparicio, José Pelegrí-Sebastiá, Tomás Sogorb and Vicente Llario

5370

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7. Steady State Modeling of Three Phase Self–Excited Induction Generator Under Unbalanced/Balanced Conditions

By A. Alsalloum and A. I. Alolah

1688

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8. Maximum Power Extraction from Utility-Interfaced Wind Turbines

By Ali M. Eltamaly, A. I. Alolah and Hassan M. Farh

3879

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9. Comparative Analysis of Endowments Effect Renewable Energy Efficiency Among OECD Countries

By Tser-Yieth Chen, Tsai-Lien Yeh and Yi Hsuan Ko

1181

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10. Wind Speed Regionalization Under Climate Change Conditions

By Masoomeh Fakhry, Mohammad Reza Farzaneh, Saeid Eslamian and Rouzbeh Nazari

957

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11. Biomass Conversion to Energy in Tanzania: A Critique

By Mashauri Adam Kusekwa

1774

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12. Ocean's Renewable Power and Review of Technologies: Case Study Waves

By Ehsan Enferad and Daryoush Nazarpour

2846

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13. ORC-Based Geothermal Power Generation and CO2-Based EGS for Combined Green Power Generation and CO2 Sequestration

By Basel I. Ismail

3223

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14. Methodology of Designing Power Converters for Fuel Cell Based Systems: A Resonant Approach

By Maria Teresa Outeiro and Adriano Carvalho

2955

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15. Wind Diesel Hybrid Power System with Hydrogen Storage

By Mamadou Lamine Doumbia, Karim Belmokhtar and Kodjo Agbossou

1750

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16. Sustainable Power Generation Through Co-Combustion of Agricultural Residues with Coal in Existing Coal Power Plant

By Wan Azlina Wan Ab Karim Ghani and Azil Bahari Alias

2323

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