Solar Photovoltaic Technology Production Book

Solar Photovoltaic Technology Production


  • Author : Senthilarasu Sundaram
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-21
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128029688

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Solar Photovoltaic Technology Production Excerpt :

Solar Photovoltaic Technology Production: Potential Environmental Impacts and Implications for Governance provides an overview of the emerging industrial PV sector, its technologies, and the regulatory frameworks supporting them. This new book reviews and categorizes the potential environmental impacts of several main PV technologies, examining the extent to which current EU governance frameworks regulate such impacts. By identifying the gaps or regulatory mismatches and creating a basis for normative recommendations on governance change, this book analyzes potential governance implications and their impacts in relation to manufacturers upscaling PV production techniques. Fills the need for a coherent source of information on the potential impacts of different PV technologies Provides comprehensive coverage of lifecycle analysis (LCA) of PV technologies in a single reference Analyzes relevant governance arrangements for researchers and manufacturers

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion Book

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion


  • Author : Shiva Gorjian
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128226414

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Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion Excerpt :

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion - Technologies, Applications and Environmental Impacts features comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge on the photovoltaic solar energy conversion technology and describes its different aspects in the context of most recent scientific and technological advances. It also provides an insight into future developments in this field by covering four distinct topics include "PV Cells and Modules", "Applications of PV Systems", "Life Cycle and Environmental Impacts" and "PV Market and Policies". An up-to-date reference book on the advances of photovoltaic solar energy conversion technology Describes different aspects of PV and PVT technologies in a comprehensive way Provides information on design, development, and monitoring of PV systems Covers applications of PV and PVT systems in the urban, industry, and agriculture sectors Features new concepts, environmental impacts, market and policies of the PV technology

Technology  Manufacturing and Grid Connection of Photovoltaic Solar Cells Book

Technology Manufacturing and Grid Connection of Photovoltaic Solar Cells


  • Author : Guangyu Wang
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-02-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119035190

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Technology Manufacturing and Grid Connection of Photovoltaic Solar Cells Excerpt :

A unique guide to the most important technical aspects of photovoltaic power generation with comprehensive analysis and author industry-experience Unique from other books in the area in that it explains profound theories in simple language, introduces widely used production equipment and processes for industry professionals, and explains the complete PV industry chain from material to power generation Has originated from the author’s practical industry experience, enabling the use of up-to-date information during this time of new development in the Chinese PV industry Content includes approximately 255 illustrations and 46 tables to help clarify complex theories.

Solar PV Power Book

Solar PV Power


  • Author : Rabindra Kumar Satpathy
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128176276

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Solar PV Power Excerpt :

Solar PV Power: Design, Manufacturing and Applications from Sand to Systems details developments in the solar cell manufacturing process, including information from system design straight through to the entire value chain of Solar PV Manufacturing. In addition, the book includes aspects of ground mounted grid connected solar PV systems and optimization for solar PV plants, economic analyses, and reliability and performance. The advances and processes of solar product technology and reliability, along with the performance of solar PV plants and operational and maintenance aspects with advance diagnostic techniques are also presented, making this an ideal resource. With rapid change in the manufacturing process, it is crucial for solar cells and solar PV modules to adapt to new developments in solar products, especially with regard to reliability, financial aspects and performance. Includes detailed solar panel module assembly and analysis Offers new concepts for solar PV system design that are presented alongside field related issues and examples Saves time and resources by collecting all pieces of information needed by engineers in the same text

Concentrating Solar Power Technology Book

Concentrating Solar Power Technology


  • Author : Keith Lovegrove
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 832
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128224724

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Concentrating Solar Power Technology Excerpt :

This second edition of Concentrating Solar Power Technology edited by Keith Lovegrove and Wes Stein presents a fully updated comprehensive review of the latest technologies and knowledge, from the fundamental science to systems design, development, and applications. Part one introduces the fundamental principles of CSP systems, including site selection and feasibility analysis, alongside socio-economic and environmental assessments. Part two focuses on technologies including linear Fresnel reflector technology, parabolic-trough, central tower, and parabolic dish CSP systems, and concentrating photovoltaic systems. Thermal energy storage, hybridization with fossil fuel power plants, and the long-term market potential of CSP technology are also explored. Part three goes on to discuss optimization, improvements, and applications, such as absorber materials for solar thermal receivers, design optimization through integrated techno-economic modelling, and heliostat size optimization. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Concentrating Solar Power Technology, 2nd Edition is an essential guide for all those involved or interested in the design, production, development, optimization, and application of CSP technology, including renewable energy engineers and consultants, environmental governmental departments, solar thermal equipment manufacturers, researchers, and academics. Provides a comprehensive review of concentrating solar power (CSP) technology, from the fundamental science to systems design, development and applications Reviews fundamental principles of CSP systems, including site selection and feasibility analysis and socio-economic and environmental assessments Includes an overview of the key technologies of parabolic-trough, central tower linear Fresnel reflector, and parabolic dish CSP systems, and concentrating photovoltaic systems

Understanding the dynamics of global value chains for solar photovoltaic technologies Book

Understanding the dynamics of global value chains for solar photovoltaic technologies


  • Author : World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Publisher : WIPO
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Understanding the dynamics of global value chains for solar photovoltaic technologies Excerpt :

China dominates the global solar photovoltaic (PV) value chain, while 15 years ago the demand and supply were located in few Western economies. In this process, the PV industry has seen a booming demand, drastic price decreases along the supply chain, and fierce competition among surviving companies. This paper seeks to understand how this spatial shift has occurred and its drivers, with a specific focus on the role of intangible assets and intellectual property.

Solar Energy Advancements in Agriculture and Food Production Systems Book

Solar Energy Advancements in Agriculture and Food Production Systems


  • Author : Shiva Gorjian
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2022-06-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323886253

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Solar Energy Advancements in Agriculture and Food Production Systems Excerpt :

Solar Energy Advancements in Agriculture and Food Production Systems aims to assist society and agricultural communities in different regions and scales to improve their productivity and sustainability. Solar energy, with its rapidly growing technologies and nascent market, has shown promise for integration into a variety of agricultural activities, providing an alternative, sustainable solution to current practices. To meet the future demands of modern sustainable agriculture, this book addresses the major existing problems by providing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions using environment-friendly, advanced, energy-efficient, and cost-optimized solar energy technologies. This comprehensive book is intended to serve as a practical guide for scientists, engineers, policymakers, and stakeholders involved in agriculture and related primary industries, as well as sustainable energy development, and climate change mitigation projects. By including globally implemented solar-based agriculture projects in each chapter and highlighting the key associated challenges and benefits, it aims to bridge the knowledge gap between the market/real-world applications and research in the field. Provides up-to-date knowledge and recent advances in applications of solar energy technology in agriculture and food production. Introduces two advanced concepts of agrivoltaics and aquavoltaics and addresses their potentials, challenges, and barriers. Explains the application of solar energy technologies in agricultural systems, including greenhouse cultivation, water pumping and irrigation, desalination, heating and cooling, and drying. Explains the use of solar energy in agricultural automation and robotics, considering precision agriculture and smart farming application. Describes new applications of solar energy in agriculture and aquaculture, and technoeconomic and environmental impacts of solar energy technologies in agriculture and food production

Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes  Photovoltaics and Wind Book

Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes Photovoltaics and Wind


  • Author : John A. Duffie
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 930
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119540281

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Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes Photovoltaics and Wind Excerpt :

The bible of solar engineering that translates solar energy theory to practice, revised and updated The updated Fifth Edition of Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, Photovoltaics and Wind contains the fundamentals of solar energy and explains how we get energy from the sun. The authors—noted experts on the topic—provide an introduction to the technologies that harvest, store, and deliver solar energy, such as photovoltaics, solar heaters, and cells. The book also explores the applications of solar technologies and shows how they are applied in various sectors of the marketplace. The revised Fifth Edition offers guidance for using two key engineering software applications, Engineering Equation Solver (EES) and System Advisor Model (SAM). These applications aid in solving complex equations quickly and help with performing long-term or annual simulations. The new edition includes all-new examples, performance data, and photos of current solar energy applications. In addition, the chapter on concentrating solar power is updated and expanded. The practice problems in the Appendix are also updated, and instructors have access to an updated print Solutions Manual. This important book: • Covers all aspects of solar engineering from basic theory to the design of solar technology • Offers in-depth guidance and demonstrations of Engineering Equation Solver (EES) and System Advisor Model (SAM) software • Contains all-new examples, performance data, and photos of solar energy systems today • Includes updated simulation problems and a solutions manual for instructors Written for students and practicing professionals in power and energy industries as well as those in research and government labs, Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes, Fifth Edition continues to be the leading solar engineering text and reference.

Solar Hydrogen Production Book

Solar Hydrogen Production


  • Author : Francesco Calise
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128148549

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Solar Hydrogen Production Excerpt :

Solar Hydrogen Production: Processes, Systems and Technologies presents the most recent developments in solar-driven hydrogen generation methods. The book covers different hydrogen production routes, from renewable sources, to solar harvesting technologies. Sections focus on solar energy, presenting the main thermal and electrical technologies suitable for possible integration into solar-based hydrogen production systems and present a thorough examination of solar hydrogen technologies, ranging from solar-driven water electrolysis and solar thermal methods, to photo-catalytic and biological processes. All hydrogen-based technologies are covered, including data regarding the state-of-the art of each process in terms of costs, efficiency, measured parameters, experimental analyses, and demonstration projects. In the last part of the book, the role of hydrogen in the integration of renewable sources in electric grids, transportation sector, and end-user applications is assessed, considering their current status and future perspectives. The book includes performance data, tables, models and references to available standards. It is thus a key-resource for engineering researchers and scientists, in both academic and industrial contexts, involved in designing, planning and developing solar hydrogen systems. Offers a comprehensive overview of conventional and advanced solar hydrogen technologies, including simulation models, cost figures, R&D projects, demonstration projects, test standards, and safety and handling issues Encompasses, in a single volume, information on solar energy and hydrogen systems Includes detailed economic data on each technology for feasibility assessment of different systems

Future of solar photovoltaic Book

Future of solar photovoltaic


  • Author : International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA
  • Publisher : International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 73
  • ISBN 10 : 9789292601980

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Future of solar photovoltaic Excerpt :

This study presents options to fully unlock the world’s vast solar PV potential over the period until 2050. It builds on IRENA’s global roadmap to scale up renewables and meet climate goals.

The Sun and Photovoltaic Technologies Book

The Sun and Photovoltaic Technologies


  • Author : Tomislav Pavlovic
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-10-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030224035

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The Sun and Photovoltaic Technologies Excerpt :

This book covers solar energy and the use of solar radiation in connection with lighting. It provides a detailed introduction to solar energy, photovoltaic (PV) solar energy conversion, and solar lighting technologies, while also discussing all of these elements in the context of the Balkan Peninsula. In the context of solar energy, the book covers a range of elements, from the structure of the sun, to PV solar plants. It subsequently addresses the status quo of solar technologies in Bulgaria, Serbia and the Republika Srpska and analyses the development of these technologies over the years, including their economic status, and how these aspects have shaped their current status. Undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and professionals, particularly those based in the Balkans, will find this book both informative and interesting.

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems Book

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems


  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-17
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114803

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A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems Excerpt :

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

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies Book

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies


  • Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 668
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128215937

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Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies Excerpt :

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

Regional Workshop on Solar Power Generation Using Photovoltaic Technology Book

Regional Workshop on Solar Power Generation Using Photovoltaic Technology


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1999-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 10 : 9780788182648

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Regional Workshop on Solar Power Generation Using Photovoltaic Technology Excerpt :

Proceedings of a workshop held by the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines, Feb. 20-23, 1996 to assess the current state of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology and its feasibility for power generation in the next 10-15 years. The study also reviewed the role of bilateral agencies, multilateral institutions such as the Bank and the World Bank, national governments, public utilities, development finance institutions in DMCs, and manufacturing and trading firms in disseminating PV technology to consumers. Panel themes include: international solar initiatives; technology; institutions; and financing. Charts and tables.