Green Energy and Technology

Sustainable Energy Technology and Policies

A Transformational Journey, Volume 2

Editors: De, S., Bandyopadhyay, S., Assadi, M., Mukherjee, D.A. (Eds.)

  • Presents state-of-the-art developments in the field of sustainable energy
  • Covers policy issues related to the fast-changing market of sustainable energy
  • Discusses future possibilities in the field of sustainable energy, specifically in the Indian context
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This book presents a state-of-the-art compilation focusing on both technological and policy aspects of sustainable energy production and consumption, which deals with issues like the need for and planning of smart cities, alternative transport fuel options, sustainable power production, pollution control technologies etc. The book comprises contributions from experts from all over the world, and addresses energy sustainability from different viewpoints. Specifically, the book focuses on energy sustainability in the Indian scenario with a background of the global perspective. Contributions from academia, policy makers and industry are included to address the challenge from different perspectives. The contents of this book will prove useful to researchers, professionals, and policy makers working in the area of green and sustainable energy.

About the authors

Sudipta De is Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He received his Ph.D. from IIT, Kharagpur and was a guest researcher at the Department of Energy Sciences, Lund University, Sweden. He was INSA (New Delhi) visiting scientist to Germany, selected faculty of Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window of the EU in sustainable energy. He delivered invited lectures in many programs/institutes including Indian National Clean Coal Technology Mission meeting, TU of Berlin and Munich, KTH-Stockholm, University of Stavanger, Norway etc. He received his research funding from UGC, DST of India, EU, German Research Foundation, Swedish Research Council, Research Council-Norway etc. Presently he is Coordinator/Co Principal Investigator of two EU projects. He is also closely associated with Industry chambers.

Santanu Bandyopadhyay is currently Institute Chair Professor, Department of Energy Science and Engineering, at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay). He obtained his B.Tech. (Hons.) in Energy Engineering from IIT Kharagpur in 1992, and M.Tech. and Ph.D. in Energy Systems Engineering from IIT Bombay in 1995 and 1999, respectively. His research interest includes Process Integration, Pinch Analysis, Industrial Energy Conservation, Modeling and Simulation of Energy Systems, Design and optimization of renewable energy systems, etc. Since 1994, Prof. Bandyopadhyay has been associated with and contributed towards various developmental, industrial, and research activities involving different structured approaches to process design, energy integration and conservation as well as renewable energy systems design. Prior to joining IIT Bombay, he worked for M/s Engineers India Limited, New Delhi. He is currently one of the Editor-in-Chiefs for Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability (Springer Nature) as well as Associate Editor for Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy (Springer Nature), International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy (Inderscience), and INAE Letters (Springer Nature).

Mohsen Assadi is Professor at Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Stavanger (UiS), Norway, Head of energy efficiency group for clean energy network at UiS, Head of monitoring and maintenance hub at CIAM, UiS, visiting professor at Sheffield University and London City university. Developing methods and tools for identification of optimized instrumentation for cost effective monitoring and control of various types of power plants have been one of the focus areas for the conducted R&D activities during the past years. Assadi has been project leader for several national and European funded projects, dealing with performance monitoring and concept evaluation for conventional combined cycle plants using industrial gas turbines from various OEMs.; a hybrid plant using combination of biomass fueled steam cycle and natural gas fired gas turbine with HRSG delivering steam to a common steam turbine; an innovative cycle utilizing the humid air turbine concept, small scale combined heat and power (CHP) units using mixtures of various gas fuels; an integrated gasification combined cycle plant, etc.

Deb A Mukherjee is an entrepreneur, professionally qualified as a lawyer, with over 33 years work experience in diverse business domains, engineering systems, information technology solutions and later in energy services for the last 15 years. Was Executive Chairman of Eaga Energy India Pvt Ltd (subsidiary of Eaga plc UK  FTSE 250 company ) until 2012. Currently is an Investor and Country Director for Big Solar Ltd UK and also Managing Director of Cenergist Ltd UK - India Operations, an energy services business with operations in the UK, Spain, Germany, Italy and now India. He Is also incubating an IT start up Teknowlegion Ltd in Kolkata, India. Has served on various Trade Committees in India and the UK and spoken at several international seminars on Sustainability Issues, Energy Efficiency, Renewables, Water Management and on Business Strategies. Currently serves as the Chairperson of the Energy & Environment Committee and is also the Member of the Managing Committee/Board of Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

 

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Role of Gas-Fuelled Solutions in Support of Future Sustainable Energy World; Part I: Stimuluses, Enablers, and Barriers

    Safari, Amir (et al.)

    Pages 1-33

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  • Role of Gas-Fuelled Solutions in Support of Future Sustainable Energy World: Part II: Case Studies

    Safari, Amir (et al.)

    Pages 35-86

  • Role of Carbon Capture and Storage in Meeting the Climate Mitigation Target

    Dutta, Pratik

    Pages 87-103

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  • Micro-Scale Combined Heat and Power: Contributor to Sustainable Energy Solution

    Somehsaraei, Homam Nikpey (et al.)

    Pages 105-130

  • Life Cycle Cost and Benefit Analysis of Low Carbon Vehicle Technologies

    Lopez, Neil Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 131-146

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Energy Technology and Policies
Book Subtitle
A Transformational Journey, Volume 2
Editors
  • Sudipta De
  • Santanu Bandyopadhyay
  • Mohsen Assadi
  • Deb A. Mukherjee
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-8393-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-8393-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-8392-1
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 417
Number of Illustrations and Tables
38 b/w illustrations, 128 illustrations in colour
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