waste heat power Books

  • Power Generation from Solid Fuels

    Power Generation from Solid Fuels introduces the different technologies to produce heat and power from solid fossil (hard coal, brown coal) and renewable (biomass, waste) fuels, such as combustion and gasification, steam power plants and combined cycles etc. The book discusses technologies with regard to their efficiency, emissions, operational ...

  • Powering China’s Development: The Role of Renewable Energy

    SummaryChina’s need for secure, affordable, and environmentally sustainable energy for its 1.3 billion people is palpable. In 2006, China’s energy use was already the second highest in the world, having nearly doubled in the last decade, and its electricity use is growing even faster, having doubled since 2000. With both ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    All papers were peer reviewed. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) devices convert heat into electricity using photovoltaic (PV) cells. Typically, the system consists of an emitter, a spectral control component and a PV cell. Some applications are: solar systems, space power applications, solar greenhouse or home heating furnaces. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    All papers were peer reviewed. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) devices convert heat into electricity using photovoltaic (PV) cells. Typically, the system consists of an emitter, a spectral control component and a PV cell. Some applications are: solar systems, space power applications, solar greenhouse or home heating furnaces. Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) ...

  • Thermophotovoltaic Generation of Electricity

    Thermophotovoltaic (TPV) technology is a promising new means for the direct conversion of thermal to electric energy. Its potential applications range from military power, to space propulsion, to commercial products for market niches in auxiliary power sources, co-generation of electricity and heat, and high temperature waste heat utilization. The ...

  • Worldwatch Report: Renewable Revolution: Low-Carbon Energy by 2030

    SummaryHumanity can prevent catastrophic climate change if we act now and adopt policies that reduce energy usage by unleashing the full potential of energy efficiency in concert with renewable energy resources. However, this goal is not likely to be achieved if our only measure of success is emissions reductions; climate change is fundamentally a ...

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