Renewable Energy Systems

Humanity is facing a steadily diminishing supply of fossil fuels, causing researchers, policy makers, and the population as a whole to turn increasingly to alternative and especially renewable sources of energy to make up this deficit.  Gathering over 80 peer-reviewed entries from the Encyclopedia o...

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Other Authors: Kaltschmitt, Martin (Editor), Themelis, Nickolas J. (Editor), Bronicki, Lucien Y. (Editor), Söder, Lennart (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Key Element for Sustainable Waste Management
  • Waste Management for Sustainable Society
  • Waste-to Energy: Decreasing the Entropy of Solid Wastes and Increasing Metal Recovery
  • Waste-to-Energy Ash Management in Europe
  • Waste-to-Energy Ash Management in the United States
  • Waste-to-Energy Facilities as Power Plants
  • Waste-to-Energy for District Heating
  • Waste-to-Energy Using Refuse-Derived Fuel
  • Waste-to-Energy, Introduction
  • Waste-to-Energy: Energy Resource in Solid Wastes
  • Waste-to-Energy: Fluidized Bed Technology
  • Part V: Wind Power
  • Electricity Generation with Small Wind Turbines
  • Global Wind Power Installations
  • Meterology and Wind Power
  • Offshore Wind Power
  • Wind Power Balancing
  • Wind Power Generator Systems and Local Power System Interconnection
  • Wind Power Grid Integration: Transmission Planning
  • Wind Power, Aerodynamics and Blade Technology
  • Wind Power, Introduction
  • the Brazilian Experience
  • Biofuels: A Technical, Economic and Environmental Comparison
  • Biofuels: Upgraded New Solids
  • Biogas for Electricity Generation, Hi-tech Applications
  • Biogas Production and Energy crops
  • Biogas Production Developing Countries
  • Biogas Substrates from Municipalities and Industries
  • Biomass as Renewable Source of Energy, Possible Conversion Routes
  • Biomass Combustion for Electricity Generation
  • Biomass Energy Heat Provision for Cooking and Heating in Developing Countries
  • Biomass Energy Heat Provision in Modern Large-Scale Systems
  • Biomass Energy Heat Provision in Modern Small-Scale Systems
  • Biomass Energy Small-Scale Combined Heat and Power Systems
  • Biomass Gasification for Electricity and Fuels, Large Scale
  • Biomass Gasification for Rural Electrification, Small Scale
  • Biomass Production
  • Geothermal Power Stations
  • Engineered Geothermal Systems, Development and Sustainability of
  • Geothermal Energy Utilization
  • Geothermal Energy, Nature, Use, and Expectations
  • Geothermal Energy, Geology and Hydrology of
  • Geothermal Field and Reservoir Monitoring
  • Geothermal Power Capacity, Sustainability and Renewability of
  • Geothermal Power Conversion Technology
  • Geothermal Power Economics
  • Geothermal Power Stations, Introduction to
  • Geothermal Resources Worldwide, Direct Heat Utilization of
  • Geothermal Resources, Drilling for
  • Geothermal Resources, Environmental Aspects of
  • Hydrothermal Systems, Geochemistry of
  • Reservoir Engineering in Geothermal Fields
  • Part II: Ocean Energy
  • Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Environmental Challenges
  • Ocean Energy, Introduction
  • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion
  • Offshore Wind Energy Technology Trends, Challenges, and Risks
  • Tidal Energy
  • Part III: Renewable Energy from Biomass
  • Basic Challenge Concerning Social Acceptance
  • Wind Power: Economy, Market, Subsidies, Payment Mechanisms, and Capacity Credit
  • Wind Turbine Noise Emissions
  • Waste to Energy
  • Gasification and Liquefaction Alternatives to Incineration in Japan
  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction by Waste-to-Energy
  • Hitachi Zosen Inova Technology
  • Incinerator Grate Combustion Phenomena
  • Life Cycle Comparison of Waste-to-Energy to Sanitary Landfill
  • Martin Waste-to-Energy Technology
  • Plasma-Assisted Waste-to-Energy Processes