Clean Energy for Sustainable Development

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development
Author: Abul Kalam Azad,Subhash Sharma
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 630
Release: 2016-11-12
ISBN 10: 0128054247
ISBN 13: 9780128054246
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clean Energy for Sustainable Development Book Review:

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 themes, including clean and sustainable energy sources and technologies, renewable energy technologies and their applications, biomass and biofuels for sustainable environment, energy system and efficiency improvement, solar thermal applications, and the environmental impacts of sustainable energy systems. This book uses global institutes and case studies to explore and analyze technological advancements alongside practical applications. This approach helps readers to develop and affirm a better understanding of the relevant concepts and solutions necessary to achieve clean energy and sustainable development in both medium and large-scale industries. Compares in-depth research on a wide range of clean technologies, from global institutes in Australia, Europe, and India Evaluates the recent developments in clean technologies against the efficiency of tried and tested applications Considers case studies on the advancements of sustainable energy into industry from around the world

Energy for Sustainable Development

Energy for Sustainable Development
Author: Md Hasanuzzaman
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2019-06-15
ISBN 10: 0128146451
ISBN 13: 9780128146453
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Energy for Sustainable Development: Demand, Supply, Conversion and Management presents a comprehensive look at recent developments and provides guidance on energy demand, supply, analysis and forecasting of modern energy technologies for sustainable energy conversion. The book analyzes energy management techniques and the economic and environmental impact of energy usage and storage. Including modern theories and the latest technologies used in the conversion of energy for traditional fossil fuels and renewable energy sources, this book provides a valuable reference on recent innovations. Researchers, engineers and policymakers will find this book to be a comprehensive guide on modern theories and technologies for sustainable development. Uniquely covers Energy Demand, Supply, Conversion and Management in one complete reference Offers relevant information for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs on energy conversion, making it a key reference for study Includes extensive coverage that links energy conversion with efficiency and management through storage, savings, economics and environmental impact

Cases on Green Energy and Sustainable Development

Cases on Green Energy and Sustainable Development
Author: Yang, Peter
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 583
Release: 2019-07-26
ISBN 10: 1522585613
ISBN 13: 9781522585619
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Despite the urgent need for action, there is a widespread lack of understanding of the benefits of using green energy sources for not only reducing carbon emissions and climate change, but also for growing a sustainable economy and society. Future citizens of the world face increasing sustainability issues and need to be better prepared for energy transformation and sustainable future economic development. Cases on Green Energy and Sustainable Development is a critical research book that focuses on the important role renewable energy and energy efficiency play in energy transition and sustainable development and covers economic and promotion policies of major renewable energy and energy-efficiency technologies. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as economics, energy storage, and transportation technologies, this book is ideal for environmentalists, academicians, researchers, engineers, policymakers, and students.

Global Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems

Global Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems
Author: Olla, Phillip
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2012-05-31
ISBN 10: 1466616261
ISBN 13: 9781466616264
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Over the past decade, the use of Renewable Energy Technology (RET) has significantly increased around the globe. Technologies that once were considered experimental are now being deployed on commercial scales at phenomenal rates, delivering cost-effective substitutions for conventional, fossil fuel-based systems that cause problems including greenhouse gas emissions, expensive operating costs, and global pollution. But these new systems come at a costly rate, and because of this, officials must review their overall efficiency and effectiveness. Global Sustainable Development and Renewable Energy Systems pushes through the boundaries of current research to introduce the concept of an energy management information system, exploring the role of energy for sustainable development. This book goes into great detail describing the benefits of these systems for organizations, focusing on corporate sustainability initiatives and activities to combat climate change. Research presented in this publication includes modeling techniques, software applications, and case studies that reveal how renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and biomass fuel can have a significant implications for both operating costs and environmental impacts.

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development
Author: Naim Afgan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 492
Release: 2020-12-18
ISBN 10: 1000151328
ISBN 13: 9781000151329
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development Book Review:

The International Conference on New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development held in Ponta Delgada, Azores (2002), Portugal, has provided technology specialists and hardware developers with the opportunity to discuss, review and demonstrate the research directions, the design methodologies, and the production techniques leading to cost- effective energy technologies for sustainable development. This dialog provides the context for more detailed technical presentations and panel discussions on energy systems, renewable resource exploitation, and the engineering design and optimisation for minimum resource consumption. The papers included in this volume are selected from those presented at the conference reflecting to present the state-of-the-art developments in the field. The selection of papers presented in this volume has enlightened various fields of scientific and economic development which should merge efforts in the understanding of the sustainable development concept and technological implications. The book will be of particular interest to engineering practitioners, product developers, researchers, and also economists, political scientists and government administrators exploring the multifaceted relationship between renewable energy technologies and sustainable development. Keynote lectures frame the technical and policy issues confronting the sustainable development movement and enrich the dialog between various segments of the community.

Affordable and Clean Energy

Affordable and Clean Energy
Author: Walter Leal Filho,Anabela Marisa Azul,Luciana Brandli,Amanda Lange Salvia,Tony Wall
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1309
Release: 2021-01-10
ISBN 10: 9783319958637
ISBN 13: 3319958631
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Affordable and Clean Energy Book Review:

The problems related to the process of industrialisation such as biodiversity depletion, climate change and a worsening of health and living conditions, especially but not only in developing countries, intensify. Therefore, there is an increasing need to search for integrated solutions to make development more sustainable. The United Nations has acknowledged the problem and approved the “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. On 1st January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the Agenda officially came into force. These goals cover the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection. The Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals comprehensively addresses the SDGs in an integrated way. The Encyclopedia encompasses 17 volumes, each one devoted to one of the 17 SDGs. This volume addresses SDG 7, namely "Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” and contains the description of a range of terms, which allow a better understanding and foster knowledge. Energy is crucial for achieving almost all others SDGs, from its role in the eradication of poverty through advancements in health, education, water supply and industrialization, to combating climate change. This book presents a set of papers on the state-of-the-art of knowledge and practices about energy sustainable, in terms of generation and demand energy, considering aspects of innovation, management, sources of energy, performance, society behavior, and infrastructure, among others. Concretely, the defined targets are: Ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services Increase substantially the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix Double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency Enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology Expand infrastructure and upgrade technology for supplying modern and sustainable energy services for all in developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing states and landlocked developing countries, in accordance with their respective programmes of support Editorial Board Md. Mahmudul Alam, Justin Bishop, Luciana Londero Brandli, Elisa Conticelli, Marcos Antonio Leite Frandoloso, Haruna Musa Moda, Matti Sommarberg

Renewable Energy for Unleashing Sustainable Development

Renewable Energy for Unleashing Sustainable Development
Author: Emanuela Colombo,Stefano Bologna,Diego Masera
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2013-11-26
ISBN 10: 3319002848
ISBN 13: 9783319002842
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The book analyzes energy technologies, business models and policies to promote sustainable development. It proposes a set of recommendations for further activities and networking on access to energy and renewable energies and promotes an integrated approach to sustainable resource management. The book discusses access to energy, as a precondition for socio-economic progress. It depicts the global dimension of the challenge in terms of access to electricity and other forms of energy in developing countries. The three main interlinked topics related to energy and sustainable growth are separately discussed: appropriate technologies for modern energy services, business models for the development of new energy markets, and policies to support new energy systems. The description of activities and programmes of some public and private Italian stakeholders is also included.

Cleaner Energy for Sustainable Development

Cleaner Energy for Sustainable Development
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1991
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:78367292
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy
Author: Mansour Al Qubeissi,Ahmad El-Kharouf,Hakan Serhad Soyhan
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2020-09-09
ISBN 10: 1789842832
ISBN 13: 9781789842838
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Renewable Energy Book Review:

The demand for secure, affordable and clean energy is a priority call to humanity. Challenges associated with conventional energy resources, such as depletion of fossil fuels, high costs and associated greenhouse gas emissions, have stimulated interests in renewable energy resources. For instance, there have been clear gaps and rushed thoughts about replacing fossil-fuel driven engines with electric vehicles without long-term plans for energy security and recycling approaches. This book aims to provide a clear vision to scientists, industrialists and policy makers on renewable energy resources, predicted challenges and emerging applications. It can be used to help produce new technologies for sustainable, connected and harvested energy. A clear response to economic growth and clean environment demands is also illustrated.

Open for Business

Open for Business
Author: United Nations Environment Programme
Publsiher: UNEP/Earthprint
Total Pages: 28
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9280721631
ISBN 13: 9789280721638
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open for Business Book Review:

This report explains the new Rural Energy Enterprise Development approach also known as REED. It's a new and innovative development plan that seeks to provide clean energy services to millions of people in the world's poorest countries, in order to enhance development, while at the same time reducing local air pollution and sustaining a clean environment. The report provides information on REED programs currently in place in Zambia, Senegal, Ghana, El-Salvador and Morocco.

Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Development

Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Development
Author: Narendra Singh Rathore,N. L. Panwar
Publsiher: New India Publishing
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2007-01-15
ISBN 10: 9788189422721
ISBN 13: 8189422723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Development Book Review:

There is perfect relationship between energy, ecology and environment. If a proper balance is maintained among these three aspects than sustainable development for the welfare of human beings is obtained. This book has been written with a view to draw attention for integration of renewable energy in all sectors for sustainable development. The aim of this book is to examine the range of views related to renewable energy sources for sustainable and their implications. The authors have simplified and clarified renewable energy technologies and new theories for a sustainable development. Sustainable development has been characterized by an emphasis on environmental issues and its inter-relationship with renewable energy sources. In present context there is a need to develop an approach to structure the subject which hinders the development of knowledge in a systematic way. The built environment contributes significantly to the society and thus development in holistic manner. Integration of renewable energy sources is one of the major factors in determining whether a community is sustainable in the longer term or not. In this book, emphasis has been made on various aspects of energy planning such as energy assessment, energy integration, energy forecasting, energy modeling, computer modeling and techno-economic analysis of different conventional as well as non-conventional renewable energy sources. Much of the information presented in this book is basically to acquire an understanding of the integrated energy planning, its design, development, implementation, monitoring and feedback evaluation. This book will be useful for those involved in energy activities and planning.

The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development

The Law of Energy for Sustainable Development
Author: Donat-Peter Häder,IUCN Academy of Environmental Law. Colloquium,Adrian J. Bradbrook,Ruth Hemmersbach,Michael Lebert,Professor of Law and Director of the Research Institute of Environmental Law Wang XI
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 618
Release: 2005-01-24
ISBN 10: 9780521845250
ISBN 13: 0521845254
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This 2005 volume presents research on the crucial issues concerning energy law, that are facing the international community.

Energy Sustainability

Energy Sustainability
Author: Ibrahim Dincer,Azzam Abu-Rayash
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2019-09-26
ISBN 10: 0128195576
ISBN 13: 9780128195574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy Sustainability Book Review:

Energy Sustainability is a subject with many dimensions that spans both production and utilization and how they are linked to sustainable development. More importantly, energy systems are designed, analyzed, assessed and evaluated in accordance to sustainable tools for more sustainable future. This book comprehensively covers these aspects, harmonizing them in a way that offers distinct perspectives for energy, the environment and sustainable development. In addition, it also covers concepts, systems, applications, illustrative examples and case studies that are presented to provide unique coverage for readers. Presents a holistic approach for energy domains Includes tactics on the development of sustainability models and parameters to link both energy and sustainable development Incorporates exergy tools into models and approaches for design, analysis, assessment and evaluations Includes illustrative examples and case studies with renewables and clean energy options

Sustainable Energy Management

Sustainable Energy Management
Author: Mirjana Radovanović (Golusin),Stevan Popov,Sinisa Dodic
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2012-12-31
ISBN 10: 0123914272
ISBN 13: 9780123914279
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Energy Management Book Review:

While the last few decades have witnessed incredible leaps forward in the technology of energy production, technological innovation can only be as transformative as its implementation and management allows. The burgeoning fields of renewable, efficient and sustainable energy have moved past experimentation toward realization, necessitating the transition to more sustainable energy management practices. Energy Management is a collective term for all the systematic practices to minimize and control both the quantity and cost of energy used in providing a service. This new book reports from the forefront of the energy struggle in the developing world, offering a guide to implementation of sustainable energy management in practice. The authors provide new paradigms for measuring energy sustainability, pragmatic methods for applying renewable resources and efficiency improvements, and unique insights on managing risk in power production facilities. The book highlights the possible financial and practical impacts of these activities, as well as the methods of their calculation. The authors’ guidelines for planning, analyzing, developing, and optimizing sustainable energy production projects provide vital information for the nations, corporations, and engineering firms that must apply exciting new energy technology in the real world. Shows engineering managers and project developers how to transition smoothly to sustainable practices that can save up to 25% in energy costs! Features case studies from around the world, explaining the whys and hows of successes and failures in China, India, Brazil, the US and Europe Covers a broad spectrum of energy development issues from planning through realization, emphasizing efficiency, scale-up of renewables and risk mitigation Includes software on a companion website to make calculating efficiency gains quick and simple

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition s in Developing Countries

Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition s  in Developing Countries
Author: Laurence L Delina
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2017-10-19
ISBN 10: 1351726846
ISBN 13: 9781351726849
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Accelerating sustainable energy transitions away from carbon-based fuel sources needs to be high on the agendas of developing countries. It is key in achieving their climate mitigation promises and sustainable energy development objectives. To bring about rapid transitions, simultaneous turns are imperative in hardware deployment, policy improvements, financing innovation, and institutional strengthening. These systematic turns, however, incur tensions when considering the multiple options available and the disruptions of entrenched power across pockets of transition innovations. These heterogeneous contradictions and their trade-offs, and uncertainties and risks have to be systematically recognized, understood, and weighed when making decisions. This book explores how the transitions occur in fourteen developing countries and broadly surveys their technological, policy, financing, and institutional capacities in response to the three key aspects of energy transitions: achieving universal energy access, harvesting energy efficiency, and deploying renewable energy. The book shows how fragmented these approaches are, how they occur across multiple levels of governance, and how policy, financing, and institutional turns could occur in these complex settings. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of energy and climate policy, development studies, international relations, politics, strategic studies, and geography. It is also useful to policymakers and development practitioners.

Sustainable Entrepreneurship Renewable Energy Based Projects and Digitalization

Sustainable Entrepreneurship  Renewable Energy Based Projects  and Digitalization
Author: Amina Omrane,Khalil Kassmi,Muhammad Wasim Akram,Ashish Khanna,Md Imtiaz Mostafiz
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2020-12-27
ISBN 10: 1000292525
ISBN 13: 9781000292527
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainable Entrepreneurship is nowadays considered as a discipline at the cross-roads of many others. This book describes recent cases, techniques and tools proposed for leaders, entrepreneurs, and practitioners who are involved and responsible for making strategic decisions in their companies and aiming at sustainable development. This book highlights the use of new business models/methods that can be employed by organizations and researchers to save millions of dollars, to enhance the economic growth, as well as to resolve environmental and social issues, via sustainable networks, renewal energy distribution, and social/green entrepreneurship. It will provide a comprehensive discussion of practical techniques, like Machine Learning, Robotics, Photovoltaic solar energy, in the field of renewable energy, and other digital tools, such as digital marketing, crowdsourcing platforms, and digital currency. Meanwhile, it will enlighten the way for entrepreneurs and decision makers by helping them to learn how to grow their business. The focus will be on how to benefit from these techniques to develop sustainable and renewable energy-based projects, as well as digitalized new ventures. The book walks the reader through the latest emerging trends in digitalization that can support practitioners, managers, entrepreneurs, and researchers to help them appreciate the application of sustainable solutions in various functional domains.

Concentrating Solar Power Now

Concentrating Solar Power Now
Author: Germany. Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit,Germany. Bundesministerium für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 11
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:852936551
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainable Energy for All

Sustainable Energy for All
Author: David Ockwell,Rob Byrne
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2016-08-19
ISBN 10: 131722051X
ISBN 13: 9781317220510
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainable Energy for All Book Review:

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 PV market the book demonstrates the value of a new theoretical perspective based on Socio-Technical Innovation System Building. Importantly, the book goes beyond a purely academic critique to detail exactly how a Socio-Technical Innovation System Building approach might be operationalized in practice, facilitating both a detailed plan for future comparative research as well as a clear agenda for policy and practice. Chapter 1 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/tandfbis/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781138656925_oachapter01.pdf Chapter 6 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/tandfbis/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781138656925_oachapter06.pdf

Green Energy and Infrastructure

Green Energy and Infrastructure
Author: Jacqueline A. Stagner,David S-K. Ting
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2020-10-13
ISBN 10: 1000196720
ISBN 13: 9781000196726
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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C. S. Lewis rightly instructed, "The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts." This book aims to achieve this task by pushing the frontiers of scholarship for securing a sustainable future through green energy and infrastructure. This encompasses the notion that what we create is in harmony and integration with both the spatial and temporal domains. Through numerous practical examples and illustrations, this book examines a comprehensive review of the latest science on indoor environmental health, energy requirements for buildings, and the "greening" of infrastructure. Also, it provides a discussion on the underlying properties of biomass and its influence on furthering energy conversion technologies. Energy storage is essential for driving the integration of renewable energy, and different storage approaches are discussed in terms of power balancing, grid stability, and reliability. Features: Focuses on the importance of coupling green energy with green infrastructure Provides an unbiased update of the state-of-the-art of sustainability science Discusses utilizing sustainable building materials for simultaneous improvement in energy, economic, and environmental bottom lines for industry Illuminates practical steps that need to be undertaken to achieve a greener infrastructure Green Energy and Infrastructure: Securing a Sustainable Future is appropriate for researchers, students, and decision-makers seeking the latest, practical information on environmental sustainability.

Sustainable Development for Energy Power and Propulsion

Sustainable Development for Energy  Power  and Propulsion
Author: Ashoke De,Ashwani K. Gupta,Suresh K. Aggarwal,Abhijit Kushari,Akshai K. Runchal
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 585
Release: 2020-09-03
ISBN 10: 9811556679
ISBN 13: 9789811556678
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book comprises state-of-the-art advances in energy, combustion, power, propulsion, environment, focusing on the production and utilization of fossil fuels, alternative fuels and biofuels. It is written by internationally renowned experts who provide the latest fundamental and applied research innovations on cleaner energy production as well as utilization for a wide range of devices extending from micro scale energy conversion to hypersonic propulsion using hydrocarbon fuels. The tailored technical tracks and contributions are portrayed in the respective field to highlight different but complementary views on fuels, combustion, power and propulsion and air toxins with special focus on current and future R&D needs and activities. This book will serve as a useful reference for practicing engineers, research engineers and managers in industry and research labs, academic institutions, graduate students, and final year undergraduate students in mechanical, chemical, aerospace, energy, and environmental engineering.