A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems: With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, the most advanced and research focused text on all aspects of solar energy engineering, is a must have edition on the present state of solar technology, integration and worldwide distribution. In addition, the book provides a high-level assessment of the growth trends in photovoltaics and how investment, planning and economic infrastructure can support those innovations. Each chapter includes a research overview with a detailed analysis and new case studies that look at how recent research developments can be applied. Written by some of the most forward-thinking professionals, this book is an invaluable reference for engineers. Contains analysis of the latest high-level research and explores real world application potential in relation to developments Uses system international (SI) units and imperial units throughout to appeal to global engineers Offers measurable data written by a world expert in the field on the latest developments in this fast moving and vital subject

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  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 540 pages
  • ISBN : 0128114800
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher,Vasilis M. Fthenakis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKA Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems: With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, the most advanced and research focused text on all aspects of solar energy engineering, is a must have edition on the present state of solar technology, integration and worldwide distribution. In addition, the book provides a high-level assessment of the growth trends in photovoltaics and how investment, planning and economic infrastructure can support those innovations. Each chapter includes a research overview with a detailed analysis and new

Solar Water Heating--Revised & Expanded Edition

Solar Water Heating--Revised & Expanded Edition
  • Author : Bob Ramlow,Benjamin Nusz
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 July 2010
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Heating water with the sun is a practice almost as old as humankind itself. Solar Water Heating, now completely revised and expanded, is the definitive guide to this clean and cost-effective technology. Beginning with a review of the history of solar water and space heating systems from prehistory to the present, Solar Water Heating presents an introduction to modern solar energy systems, energy conservation, and energy economics. Drawing on the authors’ experiences as designers and installers of these systems, the

Pico-solar Electric Systems

Pico-solar Electric Systems
  • Author : John Keane
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 April 2014
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the technology behind the pico-solar revolution and offers guidance on how to test and choose quality products. The book also discusses how pioneering companies and initiatives are overcoming challenges to reach scale in the marketplace, from innovative distribution strategies to reach customers in rural India and Tanzania, to product development in Cambodia, product assembly in Mozambique and the introduction of ‘pay as you go’ technology in Kenya. Pico-solar is a new category of

Power from the Sun

Power from the Sun
  • Author : Dan Chiras
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 September 2009
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Easy-to-understand, accurate, and comprehensive, this is the guide for anyone interested in installing a solar electric system. Power from the Sun provides a basic understanding of electricity, solar energy and the sun, and solar site assessment. It discusses the types of photovoltaics (PVs) and PV systems, advances in PVs, charge controllers, inverters, batteries, and generators, as well as the installation and maintenance of a PV system. This book is written for the layperson and is designed to raise the solar

When Technology Fails

When Technology Fails
  • Author : Matthew Stein
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 18 August 2008
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There’s never been a better time to “be prepared.” Matthew Stein’s comprehensive primer on sustainable living skills—from food and water to shelter and energy to first-aid and crisis-management skills—prepares you to embark on the path toward sustainability. But unlike any other book, Stein not only shows you how to live “green” in seemingly stable times, but to live in the face of potential disasters, lasting days or years, coming in the form of social upheaval, economic

Solar Power for Beginners

Solar Power for Beginners
  • Author : Simon Gorman
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 09 December 2020
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Solar power systems have been in existence since the 19th century, but it has grown to be used worldwide since we entered the 20th century. Solar power systems generate energy from sunlight and power home and office appliances. The power efficiency generated to power household appliances is determined by the amount of sunlight absorbed. Solar power systems are made of different components. The need to obtain electricity from the sun is on the rise owing to the high cost of

Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems

Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems
  • Author : Mark Hankins
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 September 2010
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One of the best ways to get power to remote, off-grid locations, whether in developed or developing countries, is through the use of solar electric systems. This practical guide describes how to plan, design and install solar electric systems in a manner that is hands-on, graphic and technically complete. Highly illustrated chapters cover: solar energy basics components of solar electric systems (modules, batteries, regulators, inverters and appliances) installation practice on planning and servicing systems water pumping refrigeration village electrification. This

Solar Power for Beginners

Solar Power for Beginners
  • Author : Simon Gorman
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 08 December 2020
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Solar power systems have been in existence since the 19th century, but it has grown to be used worldwide since we entered the 20th century. Solar power systems generate energy from sunlight and power home and office appliances. The power efficiency generated to power household appliances is determined by the amount of sunlight absorbed. Solar power systems are made of different components. The need to obtain electricity from the sun is on the rise owing to the high cost of

Install Your Own Solar Panels

Install Your Own Solar Panels
  • Author : Joseph Burdick,Philip Schmidt
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 27 June 2017
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Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use. Through detailed directions and step-by-step photos, veteran solar installer Joseph Burdick and seasoned builder Philip Schmidt teach you how to determine the size, placement, and type of installation you’ll need. This comprehensive DIY guide covers everything from assembling rooftop racking or building

The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy

The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy
  • Author : Dan Chiras
  • Publisher : New Society Publisher
  • Release : 01 July 2011
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From the author of Power from the Sun, the complete guide to switching to clean, affordable, renewable energy resources. Energy bills have skyrocketed in the United States, and traditional energy sources can be as damaging to the environment as they are to your pocketbook. The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Energy will show you how to slash your home energy costs while dramatically reducing your carbon footprint. Completely revised and updated, this new edition describes the most practical and affordable

Alternative Energy Systems and Applications

Alternative Energy Systems and Applications
  • Author : B. K. Hodge
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 May 2017
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The comprehensive guide to engineering alternative and renewable energy systems and applications—updated for the latest trends and technologies This book was designed tohelp engineers develop new solutions for the current energy economy. To that end it provides technical discussions, along with numerous real-world examples of virtually all existing alternative energy sources, applications, systems and system components. All chapters focus on first-order engineering calculations, and consider alternative uses of existing and renewable energy resources. Just as important, the author describes

Renewable Energy Systems

Renewable Energy Systems
  • Author : Dilwyn Jenkins
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 May 2013
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This book is the long awaited guide for anyone interested in renewables at home or work. It sweeps away scores of common misconceptions while clearly illustrating the best in renewable and energy efficiency technologies. A fully illustrated guide to renewable energy for the home and small business, the book provides an expert overview of precisely which sustainable energy technologies are appropriate for wide-spread domestic and small business application. The sections on different renewable energy options provide detailed descriptions of each

Backyard Power and Light Company

Backyard Power and Light Company
  • Author : Daniel White
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 01 March 2010
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The book is two stories. The first is a technical project while the second is investigative journalism. The technical project is written to teach and coach the reader to understand the installation and function of a solar and wind power generating system. The technical project establishes a human interest story that lends depth knowledge and knowhow to the writer throughout the book. The writer keeps the reader tuned to the in depth issues of the story with notations, highlighted in

Renewable Energy System Design

Renewable Energy System Design
  • Author : Ziyad Salameh
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 May 2014
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The limitation of fossil fuels has challenged scientists and engineers to search for alternative energy resources that can meet future energy demand. Renewable Energy System Design is a valuable reference focusing on engineering, design, and operating principles that engineers can follow in order to successfully design more robust and efficient renewable energy systems. Written by Dr. Ziyad Salameh, an expert with over thirty years of teaching, research, and design experience, Renewable Energy System Design provides readers with the "nuts and