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Geothermal Water Management

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Barbara Tomaszewska
August 8, 2017

Availability of and adequate accessibility to freshwater and energy are two key technological and scientific problems of global significance. At the end of the 20th century, the deficit of water for human consumption and economic application forced us to focus on rational use of resources. Increasin...

Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture

1st Edition

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Jochen Bundschuh, Guangnan Chen, D. Chandrasekharam, Janusz Piechocki
July 17, 2017

The agri-food chain consumes about one third of the world’s energy production with about 12% of it for crop production and nearly 80% for processing, distribution, retail, preparation and cooking. The agri-food chain also accounts for 80-90% of total global freshwater use where 70% alone is for ir...

Energy Intermittency

1st Edition

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Bent Sorensen
November 10, 2014

The first book to consider intermittency as a key point of an energy system, Energy Intermittency describes different levels of variability for traditional and renewable energy sources, presenting detailed solutions for handling energy intermittency through trade, collaboration, demand management, a...

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes

2nd Edition

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Jay Cheng
October 10, 2017

Biomass to Renewable Energy Processes, Second Edition, explains the theories of biological processes, biomass materials and logistics, and conversion technologies for bioenergy products such as biogas, ethanol, butanol, biodiesel, and synthetic gases. The book discusses anaerobic digestion of waste ...

Membrane Distillation: Membranes, Hybrid Systems and Pilot Studies

1st Edition

Kang-Jia Lu, Tai-Shung Chung
November 06, 2019

This book aims to elaborate the basics and recent advances of membrane distillation (MD) as the same shows promise for seawater desalination and wastewater treatment. Starting with fundamentals of MD processes, including the heat and mass transfer analysis, energy evaluation and mathematical...

Offshore Wind Turbines and Wave Energy Converters: Numerical and Physical Modelling

1st Edition

Constantine Michailides
November 01, 2019

The contents of the book will cover the required material for OWTs and WECs applications with focus to the needs of engineers and researchers in this field and how the aforementioned factors are appropriately addressed. Particular emphasis has been paid in the presentation of methods that should be...

Emerging Photovoltaic Technologies: Photophysics and Devices

1st Edition

Carl S. Ponseca
October 31, 2019

The need to address the energy problem and formulating lasting solution to tame climate change have never been so urgent since the last few years. The rise of different renewable energy sources, e.g. solar cell technologies, have given humanity a glimpse of hope that can, at the very least, delay...

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems: Independent Electricity for Community, Business and Home

1st Edition

Sven Ruin, Göran Sidén
October 28, 2019

A revolution is ongoing in the field of small-scale energy solutions, which can enable lower impact on the environment, more robust supply and self-determination. Solar power and other forms of renewable energy sources, which you can implement to generate your own electricity, are growing quickly....

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature in Practice

1st Edition

Cameron La Follette, Chris Maser
October 24, 2019

Sustainability and the Rights of Nature in Practice is the much-needed complementary volume to Sustainability and the Rights of Nature: An Introduction (CRC Press, May 2017). The first book laid out the international precursors for the Rights of Nature doctrine and described the changes required to...

Bioremediation: A Sustainable Approach to Preserving Earth’s Water

1st Edition

Sanjay K. Sharma
October 23, 2019

Bioremediation: A Sustainable Approach to Preserving Earth’s Water discusses the latest research in green chemistry practices and principles that are involved in water remediation and the quality improvement of water. The presence of heavy metals, dyes, fluoride, dissolved solids and many...

Biomass in Small-Scale Energy Applications: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Mateusz Szubel, Mariusz Filipowicz
October 18, 2019

Biomass in Small-Scale Energy Applications: Theory and Practice presents the current trends in the development of selected biomass-based technologies for distributed energy generation. It describes the methodology, experimental results, and computer simulations with a focus on pilot systems...

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability

1st Edition

Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina
October 18, 2019

Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book...

Solutions for Sustainable Development: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Development (ICESSD 2019), October 3-4, 2019, Miskolc, Hungary

1st Edition

Klára Szita Tóthné, Károly Jármai, Katalin Voith
October 14, 2019

The first International Conference on Engineering Solutions and Sustainable Development which is organized by the University of Miskolc, Hungary is a significant and timely initiative creating the capacity of engineering students, educators, practicing engineers and industries to demonstrate values...

The Triumph of the Sun in 2000–2020: How Solar Energy Conquered the World

1st Edition

Wolfgang Palz
October 10, 2019

Dramatic forest fires in California, flooding in Mozambique, unusual heat waves in Europe, hurricanes of strength never seen before—the world’s climate is getting out of control. The list of human casualties and damage in billions of euros and dollars is getting longer day by day. Weather experts...

Fundamentals and Source Characteristics of Renewable Energy Systems

1st Edition

Radian Belu
September 30, 2019

This textbook is intended for an audience with little or no power engineering or renewable energy background. The book covers electric energy from alternative energy sources, including solar, wind, water, hydropower, geothermal, and ocean energy. Core issues discussed include wind and solar...

Renewable Energy Systems: Fundamentals and Source Characteristics

1st Edition

Radian Belu
September 27, 2019

The Renewable Energy Systems: Fundamentals and Source Characteristics is a set book coming in two volumes. The first volume is named "Fundamentals and Source Characteristics of Renewable Energy Systems". It will cover electric energy from alternative energy sources including solar, wind, water,...

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