Residential Solar Power Generation Systems for Better Environment
The decline of the world’s fossil energy supply, the increase in energy consumption, and the continuous trend of global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions enforce innovation and research efforts toward the implementation of a global economy based on renewable energy. As mentioned in many sources (e.g., Baneman, 2008), with the increasing price of fossil fuels and augmenting taxes placed by governments on emissions, renewable energies will become progressively competitive.
KeywordsSolar Collector Heat Engine Rankine Cycle Stirling Engine Parabolic Trough
The authors acknowledge the financial support provided by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Ontario Centres of Excellence, and the Cleanfield Energy Inc.
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