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Renewable Energy Based Solutions

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of renewable energy sources, their challenges, and implementation solutions

  • Includes international, multidisciplinary perspectives from experts in the field

  • Presents case studies from industry, highlighting the opportunities for renewable energy sources

Part of the book series: Lecture Notes in Energy (LNEN, volume 87)

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Table of contents (32 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii
  2. Renewable Energy Integration and Zero Energy Buildings

    • Hasan Alpay Heperkan, Büşra Selenay Önal, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
    Pages 105-148
  3. Impact of Global Warming on Renewable Energy Potentials and Electricity Production in Turkey

    • Eralp Özil, Mustafa Cem Çelik, Özlem Yurtsever
    Pages 167-218
  4. The Need for Dispatchable RES: A Closer Look at the Future Role of CSP in Europe

    • Franziska Schöniger, Gustav Resch, Christoph Kleinschmitt, Katja Franke, Richard Thonig, Johan Lilliestam
    Pages 219-239
  5. ESCO and EPC Models for Energy Efficiency Transformation

    • Arif Künar, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar, Moaz Bilto
    Pages 241-272
  6. Better Economics for Better Energy

    • Ece Ozdemiroglu, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar, Tiziana Papa
    Pages 273-287
  7. Leveraging Knowledge on Renewable Energy in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region

    • Sanaa Zebakh, Touria Moudakkar, Ali Rhouma, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar, Mohammed Sadiki
    Pages 289-313
  8. Hybrid Energy System Design Combining Solar Energy with Lignite Coal and Forest Residue

    • Yavuz Kirim, Hasan Sadikoglu, Mehmet Melikoglu
    Pages 315-332
  9. Integration of Renewable Energy to Trigeneration Systems for Rural Sustainability in Developing Countries

    • Nuraini Sunusi Ma’aji, Victor Adebayo, Ali Shefik, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
    Pages 333-343
  10. Wave Energy Conversion Technologies

    • İlkay Özer Erselcan, Doğuş Özkan, Egemen Sulukan, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
    Pages 345-361
  11. Towards More Geothermal Energy in Turkey

    • Wietze Lise, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
    Pages 363-374
  12. Transition Period to Renewable Energy Usage: Turkey Case

    • İsmet Turan, Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
    Pages 375-394
  13. Energy Storage Techniques for Renewables

    • Dogan Erdemir, Enis Selcuk Altuntop, Buket Turgut, Necdet Altuntop
    Pages 425-450
  14. Performance Improving of Low Temperature Geothermal Sources with the Assist of a Solar Pond

    • Hatice Karakilcik, Ayhan Atiz, Mustafa Erden, Mehmet Karakilcik
    Pages 451-463

About this book

This book discusses the main renewable energy resources, along with the current challenges that make it difficult achieve 100% decarbonized energy sources. It presents the perspectives of international expert authors in the field, giving readers a multi-dimensional view of the subject.

The book explores numerous approaches for a smooth transition from fossil fuels to renewable energies, including those based on engineering methods, as well as policies, strategies, and social perceptions. It presents several case studies and examples from industry, showcasing the potential role of renewable sources and their challenges.

The inclusion of both established methods and cutting-edge developments will make this book of interest to academics, industry professionals, policy makers, and graduate students alike.


  • Global Energy Transformation
  • Renewable Energy Storage
  • Decentralization
  • Community Power
  • Deep Decarbonization in Industry and Transportation
  • Green Hydrogen
  • Electrification in Heating and Cooling
  • Energy Policies
  • Green Transition
  • Energy Scenarios
  • Renewable Energy

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Beykent University, Istanbul, Turkey

    Tanay Sıdkı Uyar

  • Mechanical Engineering Department, Yıldız Technical University, Beşiktaş, Turkey

    Nader Javani

About the editors

Professor Tanay Sidki Uyar received his PhD from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Yildiz Technical University in 1990. He worked as a senior research scientist for the TUBITAK Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, before becoming an Assistant Professor at Kocaeli University in 1994. He held several teaching and research positions and was working as a Professor of Renewable Energy and Head of Energy Section at Marmara University for twenty years. Professor Uyar is currently a professor in Beykent University in Istanbul, at the Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has written over 100 papers, contributed chapters to 30 books, and edited numerous others.

Dr Nader Javani is currently a faculty member at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul Turkey, after receiving his PhD in 2013 from Ontario Tech University in Canada. His research interests that underlies in his studies are energy systems modelling and analyses, thermal management systems for Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Latent heat thermal energy storage systems with phase change materials. He has been involved in many international conferences on Energy as a key member of organizing committee and technical chair. He is teaching actively for graduate students.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Renewable Energy Based Solutions

  • Editors: Tanay Sıdkı Uyar, Nader Javani

  • Series Title: Lecture Notes in Energy

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Energy, Energy (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-05124-1Published: 02 November 2022

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-031-05127-2Due: 16 November 2023

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-05125-8Published: 01 November 2022

  • Series ISSN: 2195-1284

  • Series E-ISSN: 2195-1292

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVIII, 767

  • Number of Illustrations: 24 b/w illustrations, 348 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Energy Policy, Economics and Management

Buying options

eBook USD 229.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-031-05125-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 299.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)