Heat and Power Books

  • Compound Energy Systems

    Green energy is essential to the development of a sustainable society but its output can be unstable. It is therefore necessary to develop a network where both conventional and green energy systems cooperate to generate a stable, compound supply. Compound Energy Systems: Optimal Operation Methods describes the construction and operation of ...

  • Towards sustainable production and use of resources: Assessing Biofuels

    This report was produced by the Working Group on biofuels of the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Managemet. It provides an overview of the key problems and perspectives toward sustainable production and use of biofuels. It is based on an extensive literature study, taking into account recent major reviews. The focus is on so-called ...

  • Biomass Issue Brief - Energy and Climate

    Biomass, the oldest form of renewable energy, has been used for thousands of years. Its relative share of use has declined with the emergence of fossil fuels to some 13% of the world's primary energy supply worldwide. This brief outlines the sustainability issues associated with biomass: its carbon neutrality, its use in heat and power generation, ...

  • REN21 - Renewables 2007 Global Status Report

    The Renewables 2007 Global Status Report provides an integrated perspective on the global renewable energy situation. It gives testimony of the undeterred growth of electricity, heat, and fuel production capacities from renewable energy sources, including solar PV, wind power, solar hot water/heating, biofuels, hydropower, and ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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) ...

  • Applied Solar Energy Journal

    Applied Solar Energycovers the main findings of research and developments in solar energy conversion and use: photovoltaics, thermophotovoltaics, water heaters, passive solar heating systems, drying of agricultural production, water desalination, solar radiation condensers, operation of Big Solar Oven, combined use of solar energy and traditional ...

  • API STD 530 For Petroleum Refining Standards

    This International Standard specifies the requirements and gives recommendations for the procedures and design criteria used for calculating the required wall thickness of new tubes for petroleum refinery heaters. These procedures are appropriate for designing tubes for service in both corrosive and non-corrosive applications. These procedures ...

  • Decentralised Power Generation in the Liberalised EU Energy Markets

    The book gives a comprehensive overview of technologies for decentralised power generation (DG technologies), including those based on both renewable energy sources (RES), and on combined heat and power (CHP) technologies, and of relevant policies of the EU and its Member States. Special attention is paid to barriers to implementation and success ...

  • Report 4110: Solar Energy Industry

    Report 4110: Solar Energy Industry is a thorough examination and quantitative analysis of the solar energy industry. Figures include U.S. and global sales and growth in equipment & systems sales in photovoltaics and solar thermal, the value of energy produced in electricity from PV and concentrating solar thermal power (CSTP) and heat and hot ...

  • Micro Cogeneration

    The introduction of micro CHP – the simultaneous production of heat and power in an individual building based on small energy conversion units such as Stirling and reciprocating engines or fuel cells – is of increasing political and public interest. A large-scale introduction of micro CHP would radically change the electricity system and turn ...

  • 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 ...

  • Combined Heating, Cooling & Power Handbook: Technologies & Applications, 2nd Edition

    In today's energy market and public policy environment, economic gains can be achieved by making sound energy and environmental efficiency decisions. This book serves as a 'how-to' manual for applying energy and environmental efficiency technologies to create high-performance environments and to improve profitability. The book has four main ...

  • Heat Transfer Enhancement of Heat Exchangers

    Heat transfer enhancement in single-phase and two-phase flow heat exchangers in important in such industrial applications as power generating plant, process and chemical industry, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, and the cooling of electronic equipment. Energy savings are of primary importance in the design of ...

  • 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) ...

  • Perovskite Oxide for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

    The continuing development of fuel cells offers promising technologies for the conversion of chemical energy from hydrocarbon fuels into electricity without forming air pollutants. Perovskite Oxides for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells provides insight into the materials aspects of one of the most promising fuel cell types available. Solid Oxide Fuel Cells ...

  • Future Electricity Technologies and Systems

    Where will our electricity come from in the future, and how will we use it? The UK is aiming for a 60% reduction of 1990 carbon dioxide emission levels by 2050, yet the electricity industry and patterns of electricity use must change radically if this is to be achieved. This authoritative overview analyses a range of possible scenarios for the ...

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