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About this book
· Explains cutting-edge developments in clean energy technologies, from renewables and green buildings to energy storage and efficient thermal systems
· Provides numerous illustrative examples case studies that demonstrate how theory manifests in practical applications
· Includes dozens of chapters dedicated to transformative research areas such as polygeneration systems, nanomaterials for energy, next-generation batteries, and algal biofuels
This expansive reference provides readers with the broadest available single-volume coverage of leading-edge advances in the development and optimization of clean energy technologies. From innovative biofuel feedstocks and processing techniques, to novel solar materials with record-breaking efficiencies, remote-sensing for offshore wind turbines to breakthroughs in high performance PEM fuel cell electrode manufacturing, phase change materials in green buildings to biosorption of pharmaceutical pollutants, the myriad exciting developments in green technology described in this book will provide inspiration and information to researchers, engineers and students working in sustainability around the world.