Renewable and Alternative Energy

Editor: Information Resources Management Association
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $1825.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $2737.50
ISBN: 978-1-5225-1672-9
Image Count: 753
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Renewable and Alternative Energy: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of emerging perspectives and innovations for alternative energy sources.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Preface
  • Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: An Overview to Thermal Solar Systems for Low Temperature
  • Chapter 2: A Road Map for a Domestic Wind Turbine Manufacturıng Industry in Turkey
  • Chapter 3: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education in Renewable Energy
  • Chapter 4: Cold Thermal Energy Storage
  • Chapter 5: A Reliability Test Installation for Water Heating Solar Systems
  • Chapter 6: Optical Nano-Antennas for Energy Harvesting
  • Chapter 7: A Review of Various Nanostructures to Enhance the Efficiency of Solar-Photon-Conversions
  • Chapter 8: Knowledge Assets Management in the Energy Industry
  • Chapter 9: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation through Energy Efficiency
  • Chapter 10: Bondonic Electrochemistry
  • Chapter 11: Solar Power Plant Optimization
  • Chapter 12: Solar Energy Potential as Support for Sustainable Development of Romanian Economy
  • Section 2: Development and Design Methodologies
  • Preface
  • Chapter 13: Sustainable Design of Photovoltaics
  • Chapter 14: Sustainable Development and Turkey's Biomass Energy Potential
  • Chapter 15: Fuzzy Logic in Wind Energy
  • Chapter 16: Modeling and Simulation of a Stand-Alone Hydrogen Photovoltaic Fuel Cell Hybrid System
  • Chapter 17: Mechatronic System Design for a Solar Tracker
  • Chapter 18: Electricity Production from Small-Scale Photovoltaics in Urban Areas
  • Chapter 19: Design and Implementation of a Fuzzy Inference Model for Mapping the Sustainability of Energy Crops
  • Chapter 20: A Game Theoretic Framework for Green HetNets Using D2D Traffic Offload and Renewable Energy Powered Base Stations
  • Chapter 21: Intelligent Bidding in Smart Electricity Markets
  • Chapter 22: Modeling and Operating Strategies of Micro-Grids for Renewable Energy Communities
  • Chapter 23: Automatic Generation Control of Thermal-Thermal-Hydro Power Systems with PID Controller Using Ant Colony Optimization
  • Section 3: Tools and Technologies
  • Preface
  • Chapter 24: Intelligent Computing on the Basis of Cognitive and Event Modeling, and Its Application in Energy Security Research
  • Chapter 25: Systems with Concentrating Solar Radiation
  • Chapter 26: A Novel Mixed Integer Programming Formulation for Selecting the Best Renewable Energies to Invest
  • Chapter 27: Application of Mathematical Modeling for the Secure and Intelligent Energy Infrastructure
  • Chapter 28: Application of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in Renewable Energy Generation from Micro-Hydel Projects of Himachal Pradesh
  • Chapter 29: In2X3 (X=S, Se, Te) Semiconductor Thin Films
  • Chapter 30: Adoption of Biomass Heating Systems
  • Chapter 31: Applications of Vibration-Based Energy Harvesting (VEH) Devices
  • Chapter 32: Decreasing Wear of Large Vertical Axis Wind Turbines by Employing a Multi-Level Turbine Concept
  • Chapter 33: Energy Harvesting and Energy Conversion Devices Using Thermoelectric Materials
  • Chapter 34: Renewable Energy Management with a Multi-Agent System
  • Chapter 35: Energy Efficient Wireless Body Area Network (WBAN)
  • Chapter 36: Wind-Thermal Integrated Power System Scheduling Problem Using Cuckoo Search Algorithm
  • Section 4: Utilization and Applications
  • Preface
  • Chapter 37: Use of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells for Refrigerated Transport
  • Chapter 38: Dynamic Particle Swarm Optimization with Any Irregular Initial Small-World Topology
  • Chapter 39: A System Safety Analysis of Renewable Energy Sources
  • Chapter 40: Implementing a Fuzzy Logic Based Algorithm to Predict Solar and Wind Energies in a Hybrid Renewable Energy System
  • Chapter 41: Assessing the Profitability of Changing a Turbine for a Hydroelectric Power Plant Based on Long-Period Water Gauge Readings
  • Chapter 42: Using Fuzzy Control Methods for Increasing the Energy Efficiency of Buildings
  • Chapter 43: Signal Processing Techniques in Smart Grids
  • Chapter 44: Revising the Empirical Linkage between Renewable Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in Tunisia
  • Chapter 45: The Topicality and the Peculiarities of the Renewable Energy Sources Integration into the Ukrainian Power Grids and the Heating System
  • Chapter 46: Impact of Green Growth and Development Path for Skilled and Unskilled Job Creation and Economic, Social Sustainability
  • Chapter 47: Feasibility of Implementation of Solar Bottle Bulb in Urban Slums of India
  • Chapter 48: Evaluation of Renewable Energy Alternatives Using Hesitant Fuzzy TOPSIS and Interval Type-2 Fuzzy AHP
  • Section 5: Critical Issues and Challenges
  • Preface
  • Chapter 49: Low Carbon Footprint
  • Chapter 50: Optimal Operational Strategy for PV/Wind-Diesel Hybrid Power Generation System with Energy Storage
  • Chapter 51: Energy Sustainability of Countries
  • Chapter 52: Optimization of Small Wind Turbines Using Genetic Algorithms
  • Chapter 53: Energy Management Strategies to Improve Electrical Networks Using Storage Systems
  • Chapter 54: Quantifying the Uncertainty of Energy Creation from Solar and Wind Farms in Different Locations
  • Chapter 55: An Accurate and Efficient Analytical Method to Extract the Parameters of the Single and Double Diode Photovoltaic Cells Models
  • Chapter 56: An Integrated Approach for Sustainable Environmental and Socio-Economic Development Using Offshore Infrastructure
  • Chapter 57: Tackling Climate Change through Educational Awareness
  • Chapter 58: Energy and Exergy Analysis on Gasification Processes
  • Chapter 59: Hybrid Supply Chain Strategies in Wind Business
  • Section 6: Emerging Trends
  • Preface
  • Chapter 60: Revolution of Energy Storage System in Smart Grids
  • Chapter 61: A New Robust H∞ Control Power
  • Chapter 62: Nanostructured Materials for the Realization of Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Devices
  • Chapter 63: Silver Coatings with Protective Transparent Films for Solar Concentrators
  • Chapter 64: Electronic and ICT Solutions for Smart Buildings and Urban Areas
  • Chapter 65: Quantum Dots Searching for Bondots
  • Chapter 66: Earth Long-Wave Infrared Emission, New Ways to Harvest Energy
  • Chapter 67: Current and Future Trends of Refrigerants Development
  • Chapter 68: Smart Homes and Sustainable Energy in Nigeria
  • Chapter 69: Solar Micro Grids
  • Chapter 70: Creative Energy Alternatives