Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol I

Selected Topics from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2014

  • Ali Sayigh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Biomass

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. Butkutė, I. Liaudanskienė, Z. Jankauskienė, E. Gruzdevienė, J. Cesevičienė, K. Amalevičiūtė
      Pages 17-29
    3. Tathilene Bezerra Mota Gomes Arruda, Francisco Eduardo Arruda Rodrigues, Manoel Barbosa Dantas, Solange Assunção Quintella, David Thomas Duarte Arruda, Célio Loureiro Cavalcante Jr et al.
      Pages 31-38
    4. Ebtisam K. Heikal, Salah A. Khalil, Ismaeil K. Abdou
      Pages 39-46
    5. J. D. Nixon, D. Wright, P. K. Dey, J. A. Scott, S. Sagi, S. K. Ghosh
      Pages 65-74
    6. B. Butkutė, J. Cesevičienė, N. Lemežienė, E. Norkevičienė, G. Dabkevičienė, Ž. Liatukas
      Pages 75-90
    7. Ricardo A. Narváez C., Valeria Ramírez, Diego Chulde, Sebastián Espinoza, Jesús López-Villada
      Pages 91-100
  3. Fuel Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Joachim Pasel, Remzi Can Samsun, Ralf Peters, Detlef Stolten
      Pages 103-111
    3. Jazaer Dawody, Lennart Andersson, Lars J. Pettersson, Moa Ziethèn Granlund, Hanna Härelind, Fredrik Gunnarsson et al.
      Pages 133-143
    4. Ehsan Shafiei, Brynhildur Davidsdottir, Jonathan Leaver, Hlynur Stefansson, Eyjolfur Ingi Asgeirsson
      Pages 145-157
    5. Angus Hood, Shaun Slater, Matthew Bouchet, Sheikh Zahidul Islam, Mamdud Hossain
      Pages 159-171
    6. Jun Yao, Yufeng Yao, Hossein Mirzaii
      Pages 173-182
    7. Amandeep Kaur, Richard M. Dinsdale, Alan J. Guwy, Giuliano C. Premier
      Pages 183-192
  4. Geothermal Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Dejan Milenic, Ana Vranjes, Nenad Doroslovac
      Pages 227-234
    3. Peter Bayer, Markus Beck, Michael de Paly
      Pages 235-245
  5. Hydropower and Ocean Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. Jihoon Kim, Tuyen Quang Le, Jin Hwan Ko, Jin-Soon Park, Kwang-Soo Lee
      Pages 261-270
    3. Matt Folley, Trevor Whittaker
      Pages 279-289
    4. Kanzumba Kusakana, Herman Jacobus Vermaak, Bubele Papy Numbi
      Pages 291-303
    5. Toru Shigemitsu, Junichiro Fukutomi, Chihiro Tanaka
      Pages 317-327
    6. Samuel J. Williamson, Julian D. Booker, Bernard H. Stark
      Pages 329-338
    7. Xuereb Annalise, Spiteri Staines Cyril, Sant Tonio, Mulè Stagno Luciano
      Pages 339-350
    8. Sarah Tatum, Carwyn Frost, Daphne O’Doherty, Allan Mason-Jones, Tim O’Doherty
      Pages 351-363
  6. Low-Energy Architecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 377-377
    2. Wei Zhao, Jian Kang, Hong Jin
      Pages 391-404
    3. S Moghimi, F Azizpour, C. H Lim, E Salleh, S Mat, K Sopian
      Pages 415-421
    4. Dania González Couret
      Pages 443-453
    5. Kristian Gvozdenovic, Wim Maassen, Wim Zeiler
      Pages 455-464
    6. N. Laaroussi, L-V. Bénet, F. Lacroux, M. Garoum
      Pages 475-486

About this book


·         Explains the research advances being made in pivotal renewable energy technologies from solar thermal and photovoltaics, to microgrids and sustainable architecture


·         Includes case studies and detailed examples to demonstrate how leading-edge research is being applied in practice


·         Highlights successful sustainability and green energy solutions from regions across the globe


This book provides insights on a broad spectrum of renewable and sustainable energy technologies from the world’s leading experts. It highlights the latest achievements in policy, research and applications, keeping readers up-to-date on progress in this rapidly advancing field. Detailed studies of technological breakthroughs and optimizations are contextualized with in-depth examinations of experimental and industrial installations, connecting lab innovations to success in the field.

The volume contains selected papers presented at technical and plenary sessions at the World Renewable Energy Congress, the world's premier conference on renewable energy and sustainable development. Held every two years, the Congress provides an international forum that attracts hundreds of delegates from more than 60 countries.


Green Building Green Energy Photovoltaics Renewable Energy Renewable Energy Integration Solar Cooling Solar Energy Solar Thermal Sustainable Architecture Sustainable Development

Editors and affiliations

  • Ali Sayigh
    • 1
  1. 1.ChairmanWorld Renewable Energy CongressBrightonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-17776-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-17777-9
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