Recent advances in renewable energy technologies is a comprehensive reference based on the International Renewable Energy Congress (IREC) covering critical research and industry developments on renewable energy technological, production, conversion, storage and management.
Covering solar energy system (thermal and photovoltaic), wind energy, hydropower, geothermal energy, bioenergy production and hydrogen production, large scale development of these renewable energy technologies and their impact on global economy and power capacity. The technology advancements include resources assessment and deployment, materials performance improvement, system optimization and sizing, instrumentation and control, modelling and simulation, regulations and policies.
Each modular chapter examines recent advances in specific renewable energy systems, providing theoretical and applied aspects of system optimization, control and management and supports them with global case studies demonstrating practical applications and economical and environmental aspects through life cycle analysis.
The book is of interest to engineering graduates, researchers, professors and industry professionals involved in the renewable energy sector and advanced engineering courses dealing with renewable energy, sources, thermal and electrical energy production and sustainability.
- Addresses the advantages and disadvantages of all renewable technologies
- Includes global case studies demonstrating practical applications of renewable energy production and distribution
- Features video and slideshows in the online e-book for application tutorials