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Title Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Research [electronic resource] : Special Topic Volume with Invited Peer Reviewed Papers Only / Edited by Amir Al-Ahmed, Mohammad Kamal Hossain, Mohammad Afzaal and Haitham M. Bahaidarah.

Imprint Zurich : Trans Tech Publishers, c2015.

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Description 1 online resource (245 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advanced Materials Research ; v.1116
Advanced materials research ; v. 1116.
Contents Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Research; Preface; Table of Contents; Production of Utilizable Energy from Renewable Resources: Mechanism, Machinery and Effect on Environment; Renewable Energy for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Sub-Saharan Africa; Nanocrystalline Materials for Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices; Thin Film Solar Cell: Characteristics and Characterizations; Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon-Based Thin Film Solar Cell: Optical, Electrical and Structural Properties
A Short Review of Parabolic Trough Technology and the Case of Saudi Arabia; Water Desalination Using Solar Energy; Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Brayton Cycles Driven by Solar Thermal Power Tower System; Photocatalytic H2 Production Using Semiconductor Nanomaterials via Water Splitting -- An Overview; Hydrogen Storage by Physisorption: An Overview; Global Status on Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology; A Review of the Importance and Present Status of Micro-Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells; Use of Organic Polymers for Energy Storage in Electrochemical Capacitors
Electrode Modification for Better Kinetics in all Vanadium Redox Flow Battery (AVRFB): A Short Review Keywords Index; Authors Index
Summary The renewable energy sector has been the focus of worldwide effort to find sustainable and environmental friendly technologies for continuously increasing energy demands at low costs. Contributors of this book have extensive experience at various facets of renewable energy including materials chemistry, polymer physics, device fabrication, and nanotechnology. The book has fourteen high quality articles covering general aspects of renewable energy, regional policies, thin film solar cells, solar thermal, hydrogen production, energy conversion and storage. This book is a result of collaborations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Carbon dioxide mitigation.
Greenhouse gas mitigation.
Power resources.
Renewable energy sources -- Research.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Al-Ahmed, Amir, editor.
Hossain, Mohammad Kamal, editor.
Afzaal, Mohammad, editor.
Bahaidarah, Haitham M., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Al-Ahmed, Amir Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Research : Special Topic Volume with Invited Peer Reviewed Papers Only Zurich : Trans Tech Publishers,c2015 9783038355007
ISBN 9783038269700 (electronic bk.)
3038269700 (electronic bk.)