Solar PV Power

Solar PV Power
Author: Rabindra Kumar Satpathy,Venkateswarlu Pamuru
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2020-11-28
ISBN 10: 012817627X
ISBN 13: 9780128176276
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar PV Power Book Review:

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

Solar PV Power

Solar PV Power
Author: Rabindra Kumar Satpathy,Venkateswarlu Pamuru
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 520
Release: 2020-12-16
ISBN 10: 0128176261
ISBN 13: 9780128176269
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar PV Power Book Review:

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

Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization

Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization
Author: Michael Ginsberg
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 148
Release: 2019-10-08
ISBN 10: 1351172034
ISBN 13: 9781351172035
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Photovoltaic Power Optimization Book Review:

This book focuses on the rapidly maturing solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, which is achieving an ever-increasing share of U.S. and global power production. There is a growing need for all stakeholders – owners, maintenance technicians, utilities, and installers – to fully understand the operations and maintenance of PV systems, and how to monitor and diagnose systems post installation. Recognizing this need, this book covers monitoring and diagnostic techniques and technologies, including how to identify the causes of poor performance, and measure and verify power production. Drawing on global case studies, it details how to achieve optimal PV power output in the field through an overview of basic electrical, the solar PV module and Balance of System, and processes and software for monitoring, measurement, and verification. It also provides an overview of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioner’s (NABCEP) new PV System Inspector credential, which will be outlined in the final chapter. Equipping the reader with the knowledge and confidence required to maximize the output of solar PV installations, Solar Photovoltaics Power Optimization will be an essential resource for PV practitioners and students.

Advances in Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants

Advances in Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants
Author: Md. Rabiul Islam,Faz Rahman,Wei Xu
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 317
Release: 2016-06-15
ISBN 10: 3662505215
ISBN 13: 9783662505212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants Book Review:

This book focuses on the latest research and developments in photovoltaic (PV) power plants, and provides extensive coverage of fundamental theories, current research and developmental activities, and new approaches intended to overcome a number of critical limitations in today’s grid integration technologies. The design and implementation process for large-scale solar PV power plants is introduced. The content provided will actively support the development of future renewable power plants and smart grid applications. The book will be of interest to researchers, professionals and graduate students in electrical and electronics fields seeking to understand the related technologies involved in PV power plants.

Photovoltaic Solar Energy

Photovoltaic Solar Energy
Author: Ang?le Reinders,Pierre Verlinden,Alexandre Freundlich
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 718
Release: 2017-02-06
ISBN 10: 111892746X
ISBN 13: 9781118927465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Book Review:

Solar PV is now the third most important renewable energy source, after hydro and wind power, in terms of global installed capacity. Bringing together the expertise of international PV specialists Photovoltaic Solar Energy: From Fundamentals to Applications provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of existing PV technologies in conjunction with an assessment of technological developments. Key features: Written by leading specialists active in concurrent developments in material sciences, solar cell research and application-driven R&D. Provides a basic knowledge base in light, photons and solar irradiance and basic functional principles of PV. Covers characterization techniques, economics and applications of PV such as silicon, thin-film and hybrid solar cells. Presents a compendium of PV technologies including: crystalline silicon technologies; chalcogenide thin film solar cells; thin-film silicon based PV technologies; organic PV and III-Vs; PV concentrator technologies; space technologies and economics, life-cycle and user aspects of PV technologies. Each chapter presents basic principles and formulas as well as major technological developments in a contemporary context with a look at future developments in this rapidly changing field of science and engineering. Ideal for industrial engineers and scientists beginning careers in PV as well as graduate students undertaking PV research and high-level undergraduate students.

Solar Photovoltaic Power Intermittency and Implications on Power Systems

Solar Photovoltaic Power Intermittency and Implications on Power Systems
Author: Mohammed Albadi,Abdullah Al-Badi
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Total Pages: 293
Release: 2021-07-15
ISBN 10: 1527572420
ISBN 13: 9781527572423
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Photovoltaic Power Intermittency and Implications on Power Systems Book Review:

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have experienced a tremendous increase in installed capacity in the past decade. Although solar PV power is environmentally friendly and can be used to extend the life of fossil fuel reserves, it is of an intermittent nature. Through nine chapters, this book provides an understanding of solar PV systems’ power output intermittency and its impacts on power systems. The first part of the book highlights the source of the variability of both solar irradiation and PV systems’ output, while the second highlights the impact of factors such as temperature and dust on PV systems’ output variability through case studies. The third part highlights the impacts of PV systems’ output variability of the design and operation of power systems. This book will appeal to students, researchers, operators, engineers, designers, and policymakers working on solar PV or electric power systems design, planning, or operation.

Designing with Solar Power

Designing with Solar Power
Author: Deo Prasad,Mark Snow
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2014-04-23
ISBN 10: 1134032579
ISBN 13: 9781134032570
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Designing with Solar Power Book Review:

Designing with Solar Power is the result of international collaborative research and development work carried out within the framework of the International Energy Agency's Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) and performed within its Task 7 on 'Photovoltaic power systems in the built environment'. Each chapter of this precisely detailed and informative book has been prepared by an international expert in a specific area related to the development, use and application of building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV). Chapters not only cover the basics of solar power and electrical concepts, but also investigate the ways in which photovoltaics can be integrated into the design and creation of buildings equipped for the demands of the 21st century. The potential for BiPV, in both buildings and other structures, is explored together with broader issues such as market deployment, and international marketing and government strategies. In addition, more than 20 contemporary international case studies describe in detail how building-integrated photovoltaics have been applied to new and existing buildings, and discuss the architectural and technical quality, and the success of various strategies. Packed with photographs and illustrations, this book is an invaluable companion for architects, builders, designers, engineers, students and all involved with the exciting possibilities of building-integrated photovoltaics.

Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market

Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market
Author: Philip Wolfe
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2013-09-27
ISBN 10: 1136201645
ISBN 13: 9781136201646
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Photovoltaic Projects in the Mainstream Power Market Book Review:

This is the first and probably the only book devoted to utility-scale solar power – perhaps the fastest-growing sector of the global energy market. Philip Wolfe’s book describes the development and operation of large-scale solar power stations, and will interest all those who want to understand how these multi-million dollar projects are designed, structured, financed, constructed and maintained. It contains case studies of the Waldpolenz Energy Park, Germany, Lopburi Solar Plant in Thailand and the Topaz Solar Farm in California. Also included are interviews from leading figures in the PV industry. It shows the state of the world market and links to an online resource that continues to track the explosive growth of the sector. The book is arranged in three sections: A description of solar projects in context, and how they are undertaken. Chapters on developing and structuring projects; siting, consenting and connection issues; building and operating solar plants; design and technology basics; economies of solar photovoltaics. The second section reviews individual aspects of the project development and operational process in more detail. In particular it advises on strategies to manage technology, commercial, regulatory and implementation risks. These are supported by a comprehensive reference section, including case studies and overviews of key parameters applicable in different parts of the world. Supported by figures and photographs, this book is for anyone wanting to master the commercial, professional, financial, engineering or political aspects of developing multi-mega-watt solar PV projects in a mainstream power market. It is a ‘user manual’ to accompany a sector which by 2015 had surpassed a value of $100 billion.

Solar Power Generation

Solar Power Generation
Author: P. Jayarama Reddy
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2012-03-22
ISBN 10: 0203109414
ISBN 13: 9780203109410
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Power Generation Book Review:

This book offers a global perspective of the current state of affairs in the field of solar power engineering. In four parts, this well-researched volume informs about:Established solar PV (photovoltaic) technologiesThird-generation PV technologies based on new materials with potential for low-cost large-scale productionSolar cell technology based

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion
Author: Shiva Gorjian,Ashish Shukla
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 462
Release: 2020-07-17
ISBN 10: 0128226412
ISBN 13: 9780128226414
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion Book Review:

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

Future of solar photovoltaic

Future of solar photovoltaic
Author: International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA
Publsiher: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Total Pages: 73
Release: 2019-11-01
ISBN 10: 9292601989
ISBN 13: 9789292601980
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Future of solar photovoltaic Book Review:

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.

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems
Author: Trevor M. Letcher,Vasilis M. Fthenakis
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2018-05-17
ISBN 10: 0128114800
ISBN 13: 9780128114803
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems Book Review:

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

Solar PV Power

Solar PV Power
Author: Suneel Deambi
Publsiher: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2011-01-01
ISBN 10: 817993389X
ISBN 13: 9788179933893
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar PV Power Book Review:

Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology has been successfully implemented in the remote regions ofIndia for more than two decades now. It has various end-use applications like lighting, pumpingwater, and charging battery for multiple uses. However, recently, there has been a growing biastowards the use of PV grid connected power plants. The larger issue here is that of tracing aconnection between solar energy and grid connectivity.This book provides an insight into the basic understanding of PV grid power plants from variousend-use considerations. It also touches upon the policy, planning, marketing, and financingaspects vis- -vis the performance indicators attained by different countries in the world. Variousfacets of solar power generation have been explored, which makes this publication an importantintervention in the field of solar PV.

Photovoltaic Power System

Photovoltaic Power System
Author: Weidong Xiao
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2017-07-24
ISBN 10: 1119280346
ISBN 13: 9781119280347
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Photovoltaic Power System Book Review:

Photovoltaic Power System: Modelling, Design and Control is an essential reference with a practical approach to photovoltaic (PV) power system analysis and control. It systematically guides readers through PV system design, modelling, simulation, maximum power point tracking and control techniques making this invaluable resource to students and professionals progressing from different levels in PV power engineering. The development of this book follows the author's 15-year experience as an electrical engineer in the PV engineering sector and as an educator in academia. It provides the background knowledge of PV power system but will also inform research direction. Key features: Details modern converter topologies and a step-by-step modelling approach to simulate and control a complete PV power system. Introduces industrial standards, regulations, and electric codes for safety practice and research direction. Covers new classification of PV power systems in terms of the level of maximum power point tracking. Contains practical examples in designing grid-tied and standalone PV power systems. Matlab codes and Simulink models featured on a Wiley hosted book companion website.

Solar Photovoltaic Cells

Solar Photovoltaic Cells
Author: Alexander P. Kirk
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2014-11-06
ISBN 10: 0128026030
ISBN 13: 9780128026038
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Photovoltaic Cells Book Review:

Solar Photovoltaic Cells: Photons to Electricity outlines our need for photovoltaics - a field which is exploding in popularity and importance. This concise book provides a thorough understanding of solar photovoltaic cells including how these devices work, what can be done to optimize the technology, and future trends in the marketplace. This book contains a detailed and logical step-by-step explanation of thermodynamically-consistent solar cell operating physics, a comparison of advanced multi-junction CPV power plants versus combined-cycle thermal power plants in the framework of energy cascading, and a discussion of solar cell semiconductor resource limitations and the scalability of solar electricity as we move forward. Quantitative examples allow the reader to understand the scope of solar PV and the challenges and opportunities of producing clean electricity. Provides a compact and focused discussion of solar photovoltaics and solar electricity generation. Helps you understand the limits of solar PV and be able to predict future trends. Quantitative examples help you grasp the scope of solar PV and the challenges and opportunities of producing electricity from a renewable resource.

Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation

Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation
Author: Jinhuan Yang,Xiao Yuan,Liang Ji
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2020-08-10
ISBN 10: 3110525429
ISBN 13: 9783110525427
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Book Review:

This book illustrates theories in photovoltaic power generation, and focuses on the application of photovoltaic system, such as on-grid and off-grid system optimization design. The principle of the solar cell and manufacturing processes, the design and installation of PV system are extensively discussed in the book, making it an essential reference for graduate students in photovoltaic field and industrial engineers.

How Solar Energy Became Cheap

How Solar Energy Became Cheap
Author: Gregory F. Nemet
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2019-05-20
ISBN 10: 0429643853
ISBN 13: 9780429643859
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How Solar Energy Became Cheap Book Review:

Solar energy is a substantial global industry, one that has generated trade disputes among superpowers, threatened the solvency of large energy companies, and prompted serious reconsideration of electric utility regulation rooted in the 1930s. One of the biggest payoffs from solar’s success is not the clean inexpensive electricity it can produce, but the lessons it provides for innovation in other technologies needed to address climate change. Despite the large literature on solar, including analyses of increasingly detailed datasets, the question as to how solar became inexpensive and why it took so long still remains unanswered. Drawing on developments in the US, Japan, Germany, Australia, and China, this book provides a truly comprehensive and international explanation for how solar has become inexpensive. Understanding the reasons for solar’s success enables us to take full advantage of solar’s potential. It can also teach us how to support other low-carbon technologies with analogous properties, including small modular nuclear reactors and direct air capture. However, the urgency of addressing climate change means that a key challenge in applying the solar model is in finding ways to speed up innovation. Offering suggestions and policy recommendations for accelerated innovation is another key contribution of this book. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of energy technology and innovation, climate change and energy analysis and policy, as well as practitioners and policymakers working in the existing and emerging energy industries.

Solar Power Generation

Solar Power Generation
Author: Paul Breeze
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 100
Release: 2016-06-13
ISBN 10: 0128040548
ISBN 13: 9780128040546
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Solar Power Generation Book Review:

Solar Power Generation is a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide providing an introduction to the leading renewable power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of solar photovoltaic and solar thermal generation systems, and demystifies the relevant solar energy technology functions in practice while also exploring economic and environmental risk factors. Engineers, managers, policymakers, and those involved in planning and delivering energy resources will find this reference a valuable guide to help establish a reliable power supply to address social and economic objectives. Focuses on the evolution and developments in solar energy generation Evaluates the economic and environmental viability of the systems with concise diagrams and accessible explanations Demystifies the relevant solar energy technology functions in practice Explores economic and environmental risk factors

Green Energy

Green Energy
Author: Suman Lata Tripathi,Sanjeevikumar Padmanaban
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2021-02-17
ISBN 10: 1119760763
ISBN 13: 9781119760764
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Energy Book Review:

Like most industries around the world, the energy industry has also made, and continues to make, a long march toward “green” energy. The science has come a long way since the 1970s, and renewable energy and other green technologies are becoming more and more common, replacing fossil fuels. It is, however, still a struggle, both in terms of energy sources keeping up with demand, and the development of useful technologies in this area. To maintain the supply for electrical energy, researchers, engineers and other professionals in industry are continuously exploring new eco-friendly energy technologies and power electronics, such as solar, wind, tidal, wave, bioenergy, and fuel cells. These technologies have changed the concepts of thermal, hydro and nuclear energy resources by the adaption of power electronics advancement and revolutionary development in lower manufacturing cost for semiconductors with long time reliability. The latest developments in renewable resources have proved their potential to boost the economy of any country. Green energy technology has not only proved the concept of clean energy but also reduces the dependencies on fossil fuel for electricity generation through smart power electronics integration. Also, endless resources have more potential to cope with the requirements of smart building and smart city concepts. A valuable reference for engineers, scientists, chemists, and students, this volume is applicable to many different fields, across many different industries, at all levels. It is a must-have for any library.

Taming the Sun

Taming the Sun
Author: Varun Sivaram
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2018-03-02
ISBN 10: 0262345617
ISBN 13: 9780262345613
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Taming the Sun Book Review:

How solar could spark a clean-energy transition through transformative innovation—creative financing, revolutionary technologies, and flexible energy systems. Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. What's more, its potential is nearly limitless—every hour the sun beams down more energy than the world uses in a year. But in Taming the Sun, energy expert Varun Sivaram warns that the world is not yet equipped to harness erratic sunshine to meet most of its energy needs. And if solar's current surge peters out, prospects for replacing fossil fuels and averting catastrophic climate change will dim. Innovation can brighten those prospects, Sivaram explains, drawing on firsthand experience and original research spanning science, business, and government. Financial innovation is already enticing deep-pocketed investors to fund solar projects around the world, from the sunniest deserts to the poorest villages. Technological innovation could replace today's solar panels with coatings as cheap as paint and employ artificial photosynthesis to store intermittent sunshine as convenient fuels. And systemic innovation could add flexibility to the world's power grids and other energy systems so they can dependably channel the sun's unreliable energy. Unleashing all this innovation will require visionary public policy: funding researchers developing next-generation solar technologies, refashioning energy systems and economic markets, and putting together a diverse clean energy portfolio. Although solar can't power the planet by itself, it can be the centerpiece of a global clean energy revolution. A Council on Foreign Relations Book