Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies: Processing Techniques and Applications provides an overview of challenges that must be addressed to efficiently utilize solar energy. The book explores novel materials and device architectures that have been developed to optimize energy conversion efficiencies and minimize environmental impacts. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including materials processing, device fabrication, sustainability of materials and manufacturing, and current state-of-the-art. Leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges, and future prospects of research in this increasingly vital field, providing a valuable resource for students and researchers working in this field. Explores the fundamentals of sustainable materials for solar energy applications, with in-depth discussions of the most promising material solutions for solar energy technologies: photocatalysis, photovoltaic, hydrogen production, harvesting and storage Discusses the environmental challenges to be overcome and importance of efficient materials utilization for clean energy Looks at design materials processing and optimization of device fabrication via metrics such as power-to-weight ratio, effectiveness at EOL compared to BOL, and life-cycle analysis

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  • Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 668 pages
  • ISBN : 0128215933
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Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies
  • Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga,Delaina Amos,Savas Sonmezoglu,Velumani Subramaniam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 August 2021
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Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies: Processing Techniques and Applications provides an overview of challenges that must be addressed to efficiently utilize solar energy. The book explores novel materials and device architectures that have been developed to optimize energy conversion efficiencies and minimize environmental impacts. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including materials processing, device fabrication, sustainability of materials and manufacturing, and current state-of-the-art. Leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges, and future

Materials for Sustainable Energy

Materials for Sustainable Energy
  • Author : Vincent Dusastre
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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The search for cleaner, cheaper, smaller and more efficient energy technologies has to a large extent been motivated by the development of new materials. The aim of this collection of articles is therefore to focus on what materials-based solutions can offer and show how the rationale design and improvement of their physical and chemical properties can lead to energy-production alternatives that have the potential to compete with existing technologies. In terms of alternative means to generate electricity that utilize renewable

Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

Functional Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications
  • Author : J A Kilner,S J Skinner,S J C Irvine,P P Edwards
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 September 2012
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Global demand for low cost, efficient and sustainable energy production is ever increasing. Driven by recent discoveries and innovation in the science and technology of materials, applications based on functional materials are becoming increasingly important. Functional materials for sustainable energy applications provides an essential guide to the development and application of these materials in sustainable energy production. Part one reviews functional materials for solar power, including silicon-based, thin-film, and dye sensitized photovoltaic solar cells, thermophotovoltaic device modelling and photoelectrochemical cells.

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Author : Eduardo Rincón-Mejía,Alejandro de las Heras
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 November 2017
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This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and engineering arguments. Resilient and efficient alternatives are compared to non-sustainable options. This book results from the collaboration of 50 international contributors.

Comprehensive Guide on Organic and Inorganic Solar Cells

Comprehensive Guide on Organic and Inorganic Solar Cells
  • Author : Md. Akhtaruzzaman,Vidhya Selvanathan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 November 2021
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Comprehensive Guide on Organic and Inorganic Solar Cells: Fundamental Concepts to Fabrication Methods is a one-stop, authoritative resource on all types of inorganic, organic and hybrid solar cells, including their theoretical background and the practical knowledge required for fabrication. With chapters rigorously dedicated to a particular type of solar cell, each subchapter takes a detailed look at synthesis recipes, deposition techniques, materials properties and their influence on solar cell performance, including advanced characterization methods with materials selection and experimental techniques.

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy
  • Author : Ramendra Sundar Dey,Taniya Purkait,Navpreet Kamboj,Manisha Das
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 November 2019
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Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources provides a systematic analysis of the emerging renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuel and their impact on the current socio-economic premise, with carbonaceous chemistry at their base. The present-day fossil fuel–dependent energy scenario is obsolete, rapidly decaying with resource constraints and sparking climate change risks like global warming; therefore, a technological revolution is needed in terms of global energy sustainability. This book is a humble attempt to recognise various

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Abul Kalam Azad,Subhash Sharma
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 November 2016
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Clean Energy for Sustainable Development: Comparisons and Contrasts of New Approaches presents information on the fundamental challenge that the energy sector faces with regard to meeting the ever growing demand for sustainable, efficient, and cleaner energy. The book compares recent developments in the field of energy technology, clean and low emission energy, and energy efficiency and environmental sustainability for industry and academia. Rasul, Azad and Sharma, along with their team of expert contributors, provide high-end research findings on relevant industry

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : David S. Ginley,David Cahen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 30 November 2011
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How will we meet rising energy demands? What are our options? Are there viable long-term solutions for the future? Learn the fundamental physical, chemical and materials science at the heart of: • Renewable/non-renewable energy sources • Future transportation systems • Energy efficiency • Energy storage Whether you are a student taking an energy course or a newcomer to the field, this textbook will help you understand critical relationships between the environment, energy and sustainability. Leading experts provide comprehensive coverage of each topic, bringing

The Power of Design

The Power of Design
  • Author : Angèle H. Reinders,Jan Carel Diehl,Han Brezet
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 28 November 2012
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"Unique in linking sustainable energy technologies with innovation and product design, this book offers clear explanation of both and case studies enabling readers to understand and design energy-efficient products in several different markets.The book integrates the subject areas that are necessary for the design of sustainable and energy-efficient products based on sustainable energy technologies. The theory provided is illustrated by cases of design projects and concepts in practice. With the book's methodological approach, the reader is able to apply

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Author : Kemo Hanjalic,Roel van de Krol,Alija Lekic
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 December 2007
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This book provides an up-to-date review of the status and prospects of different options in energy conversion and storage technologies, as seen by a panel of world leading experts. It offers a platform for readers engaged in planning and undertaking new energy solutions, or retrofitting and redesigning the existing installations, to confront and to compare the pros and cons of various novel technology options. This book presents state-of-the-art papers on a timely topic.

Smart Composite Coatings and Membranes

Smart Composite Coatings and Membranes
  • Author : Maria Fatima Montemor
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 November 2015
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Smart Composite Coatings and Membranes: Transport, Structural, Environmental and Energy Applications provides the latest information on the increase in demand for new smart materials for a wide array of different technological applications. The book comprehensively reviews the latest developments in smart composite materials used as membranes, barriers, and coatings, with a special focus on corrosion protection, transportation, structure, and the wide range of applications. Part one examines the properties, processing, and manufacture of smart composite materials, along with techniques for

Sustainable Energy for All

Sustainable Energy for All
  • Author : David Ockwell,Rob Byrne
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 August 2016
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Despite decades of effort and billions of dollars spent, two thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa still lack access to electricity, a vital pre-cursor to economic development and poverty reduction. Ambitious international policy commitments seek to address this, but scholarship has failed to keep pace with policy ambitions, lacking both the empirical basis and the theoretical perspective to inform such transformative policy aims. Sustainable Energy for All aims to fill this gap. Through detailed historical analysis of the Kenyan solar

Low Carbon Energy Technologies in Sustainable Energy Systems

Low Carbon Energy Technologies in Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Author : Grigorios L. Kyriakopoulos
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 January 2021
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Low Carbon Energy Technologies for Sustainable Energy Systems examines, investigates, and integrates current research aimed at operationalizing low carbon technologies within complex transitioning energy economies. Scholarly research has traditionally focused on the technical aspects of exploitation, R&D, operation, infrastructure, and decommissioning, while approaches which can realistically inform their reception and scale-up across real societies and real markets are piecemeal and isolated in separate literatures. Addressing both the technical foundations of each technology together with the sociotechnical ways in which

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy
  • Author : Roland Wengenmayr,Thomas Bührke
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 February 2013
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In the years since the publication of the first edition of this book, the world has undergone drastic changes in terms of energy sources. This is reflected in the expansion of this second edition from 20 to 26 chapters. The most dramatic occurrence was the Tsunami which struck Japan in March of 2011 and set off a reactor catastrophe at the nuclear power plants in Fukushima. On the other hand fossil fuel technology drives the climate change to a threatening level. So, renewable

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability
  • Author : Jeffrey W. Fergus,Brajendra Mishra,Dayan Anderson,Emily Allyn Sarver,Neale R. Neelameggham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 29 July 2015
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This book contains a collection of papers presented at Engineering Solutions for Sustainability: Materials and Resources II, a special symposium organized as part of the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition and held in Orlando, Florida, March 15-19, 2015. With impending and burgeoning societal issues affecting both developed and emerging nations, the global engineering community has a responsibility and an opportunity to truly make a difference and contribute. The papers in this collection address what materials and resources are integral to meeting basic