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
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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

Solar Water Heating

Solar Water Heating
  • Author : Bob Ramlow
  • Publisher : New Society Pub
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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This book covers the history of solar water heating, descriptions of every solar water heater ever made, their maintenance and operation; the design, installation and maintenance of closed loop solar energy systems; and a compelling economic argument for solar investments.

The Renewable Energy Handbook

The Renewable Energy Handbook
  • Author : William Kemp
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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Is your dream home or cottage building lot just a little too far from the electrical utility poles? Perhaps you wish to join others who are selling clean, renewable electricity to the power company, and helping to save the environment and make money at the same time? Whether you are just curious or an industry expert, this handbook will show you how to stretch your energy dollars (doing much more with less), while powering your home with renewable energy from

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

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

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems
  • Author : Sven Ruin,Göran Sidén
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 16 October 2019
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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. Electromobility is transforming the car industry and transportation systems and can also play a role in your energy system. Electricity can be used much more efficiently than before, for example by using LED light, variable

Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid

Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid
  • Author : Bimal K. Bose
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 June 2019
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The comprehensive and authoritative guide to power electronics in renewable energy systems Power electronics plays a significant role in modern industrial automation and high- efficiency energy systems. With contributions from an international group of noted experts, Power Electronics in Renewable Energy Systems and Smart Grid: Technology and Applications offers a comprehensive review of the technology and applications of power electronics in renewable energy systems and smart grids. The authors cover information on a variety of energy systems including wind, solar,

Large-Scale Solar Power System Design (GreenSource Books)

Large-Scale Solar Power System Design (GreenSource Books)
  • Author : Peter Gevorkian
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 02 May 2011
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The Definitive Guide to Large-Scale, Grid-Connected Solar Power System Design and Construction This GreenSource book provides comprehensive engineering design and construction guidelines for large-scale solar power system projects. Proven design methodologies are detailed installation diagrams are included in this practical resource. Large-Scale Solar Power System Design offers complete coverage of solar power system technologies and components, planning, cost estimates, financing, project management, safety, and testing. This authoritative guide fully addresses the complex technical and management issues associated with large-scale, grid-connected

Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems

Stand-alone Solar Electric Systems
  • Author : Mark Hankins
  • Publisher : Earthscan
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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How to use this book : an overview of solar electric technology -- Fundamentals of solar energy -- Solar cell modules -- Batteries -- Charge controllers, inverters and load management -- Lamps and appliances -- Wiring and fittings -- Planning an off-grid solar electric system -- Installing solar electric systems -- Managing, maintaining and servicing off-grid PV systems -- Basics of large off-grid systems -- Off-grid PV and solar energy resources.

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

Wind Energy for the Rest of Us

Wind Energy for the Rest of Us
  • Author : Paul Gipe
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 2016
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Wind Energy for the Rest of Us straddles two or more worlds. The book is about wind energy. It s not just about small wind turbines. It s not just about large wind turbines. It s about the depth and breadth of wind energy, encompassing more than either type of wind turbine. It includes water-pumping windmills and sailing ships. It s a sprawling book, one minute discussing how to install small wind turbines safely, the next explaining how farmers in

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

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

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