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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...

Emerging Green Technologies

1st Edition

Matthew N. O. Sadiku
March 31, 2020

Green Technology deals with using science and technology to protect the environment as well as curb the negative impacts of human involvement. The emerging green technologies, covered in this book, will propel our economy in the near future. Their development will lead to global and sustainable...

Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste by Thermal Conversion Technologies

1st Edition

P. Jayarama Reddy
January 14, 2020

This book presents an overview of the technology that allows millions and millions of tons of municipal solid waste generated globally to be perceived as an asset which, after materials recovery for recycling, can be used to generate clean power, transport fuels that can substitute fossil fuels,...

Green and Smart Technologies for Smart Cities

1st Edition

Pradeep Tomar, Gurjit Kaur
December 09, 2019

The book starts with an overview of the role of cities in climate change and environmental pollution worldwide, followed by the concept description of smart cities and their expected features, focusing on green technology innovation. This book explores the energy management strategies required to...

Plastic Optical Fiber Sensors: Science, Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Marcelo M. Werneck, Regina Célia S. B. Allil
December 02, 2019

Plastic Optical Fiber Sensors cover the fundamentals and applications of a new class of fiber sensors. With contributions from leading academics in the area, this book covers the theory of plastic optical fiber sensors or (POFs), as well as applications in oil, gas, biotechnology, and energy fields...

Wearable Solar Cell Systems

1st Edition

Denise Wilson
December 02, 2019

Smartwatch? Fitness tracker? Portable ECG? Smartphone? Posture monitor? Hearing aid? MP3 player? E-reader? Wireless headset? Hiking watch? Gaming headset? Sleep monitor? Laptop computer? Tablet? Indeed, a dizzying array of portable and wearable electronic devices is available to the modern...

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Improving Air Quality: Two Interrelated Global Challenges

1st Edition

Larry E. Erickson, Gary Brase
November 15, 2019

The world’s atmosphere is a common resource. Air quality, along with energy, transportation, and climate change have significant impacts on our lives and this book helps readers understand the changes happening at the nexus of these areas, as they relate to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and...

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....

Membrane Technology for CO2 Sequestration

1st Edition

Zeinab Abbas Jawad
April 03, 2019

This book addresses the fundamentals of CO2 storage for long-term sequestration in a subsurface geologic formation. In general, membrane gas separation can find a large room of application in flue gas. To achieve the development of this technology on a larger scale than which is possible in...

A Practical Guide to Construction of Hydropower Facilities

1st Edition

Suchintya Kumar Sur
March 26, 2019

This book deals with the narratives of water to watt, which includes elementary conceptual design, modern planning, scheduling and monitoring systems, and extensive pre- and post-investigations pertaining to hydropower facilities. It also includes explorations to ensure aspects of dam safety...

Waste to Sustainable Energy: MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis

1st Edition

Lakhveer Singh, Durga Madhab Mahapatra
March 06, 2019

With no emissions and water as a byproduct, the globe could imagine a sustainable and resilient human kind that obliterates any possible chances of future climate change. With increased globalization, there has been an unprecedented escalation in production processes thus generating valued products...

Green Chemistry for Environmental Sustainability

1st Edition

Sanjay K. Sharma, Ackmez Mudhoo
March 05, 2019

When the Nobel Prize Committee recognized the importance of green chemistry with its 2005 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, this relatively new science came into its own. Although no concerted agreement has been reached yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there...

Power System Protection in Smart Grid Environment

1st Edition

Ramesh Bansal
December 18, 2018

With distributed generation interconnection power flow becoming bidirectional, culminating in network problems, smart grids aid in electricity generation, transmission, substations, distribution and consumption to achieve a system that is clean, safe (protected), secure, reliable, efficient, and...

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