Role of Renewable Energy in Sustainable Development

  • Anand S. Joshi
  • Ibrahim Dincer
  • Bale V. Reddy
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


The conversion of energy is directly related to the pollution in terms of greenhouse gas emission caused by the power plants. The major greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide are causing global warming to the environment and hence there is a need to find out alternatives to produce energy in an environmentally benign way. The photovoltaic technology, amongst the others, is one that can be a novel alternative to this problem.


Solar Energy Application Exergy Efficiency Photovoltaic System Water Collector Rural Electrification 
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The authors acknowledge the financial support provided by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada in Canada.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anand S. Joshi
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Dincer
    • 2
  • Bale V. Reddy
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Ontario Institute of TechnologyOshawaCanada
  2. 2.Cleanfield Energy, Inc.AncasterCanada

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