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Innovative Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Selected Papers from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2018

Editors: Sayigh, Ali (Ed.)

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  • Presents cutting-edge research in green building and renewable energy from all over the world
  • Covers the most up-to-date research developments, government policies, business models, best practices and innovations 
  • Contains case studies and examples to enhance practical application of the technologies
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About this book

This book contains selected papers presented during the World Renewable Energy Network’s 28thanniversary congress at the University of Kingston in London. The forum highlighted the integration of renewables and sustainable buildings as the best means to combat climate change. In-depth chapters written by the world’s leading experts highlight the most current research and technological breakthroughs and discuss policy, renewable energy technologies and applications in all sectors – for heating and cooling, agricultural applications, water, desalination, industrial applications and for the transport sectors.

  • Presents cutting-edge research in green building and renewable energy from all over the world;
  • Covers the most up-to-date research developments, government policies, business models, best practices and innovations;
  • Contains case studies and examples to enhance practical application of the technologies.

  

About the authors

Dr. Ali Sayigh is Chairman and Founder of the World Renewable Energy Congress and Council; Director General of World Renewable Energy Network (WREN); Chairman and Founder of the Arab Solar Energy Society; and Past Chairman of the UK Solar Energy Society. Dr. Sayigh was recently elected to chair the Iraqi Energy Institute, and he actively consults on renewable and sustainable energy issues for a number of international organizations, including UNESCO, ISESCO, UNDP, ESCWA, & UNIDO. Dr. Sayigh was Director of Solar Seminars at ICTP Trieste, Italy from 1977-1995; Professor of Solar Energy at King Saud, Kuwait, and Reading Universities from 1969 to 1994, and Professor of Engineering at the University of Hertfordshire from 1994 to 2004. He was the founding expert in Renewable Energy at AOPEC. He is Fellow of the Institute of Energy; Fellow of the Institution of Electrical Engineers; and Chartered Engineer. He has published more than 400 papers and has contributed to and edited more than 30 books. He has been Editor and Editor-in-Chief of several international journals including Renewable Energyand the International Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology and Editor-in-Chief of the Major Reference Work Comprehensive Renewable Energy.


Table of contents (81 chapters)

Table of contents (81 chapters)
  • Leading Role of ISESCO in the Field of Renewable Energy and Promotion of the Concept of Green and Sustainable Cities in the Islamic World

    Pages 1-3

    Altwaijri, H. E. Abdulaziz Othman

  • Energy Policies at Crossroads: Will Europe’s 2030 Targets and Framework be in Line with the Paris Climate Agreement?

    Pages 5-17

    Hinrichs-Rahlwes, Rainer

  • Field Test, Dynamic Simulation and Fatigue Analysis of a Small Wind Turbine Operating in a Highly Turbulent Environment

    Pages 19-28

    Pooe, Tebogo (et al.)

  • Evaluation of Performance Losses and Degradation of Aged Crystalline Si Photovoltaic Modules Installed in Minas Gerais (Brazil)

    Pages 29-46

    Diniz, Antonia Sônia A. C. (et al.)

  • The Bioclimatic Approach in Developing Smart Urban Isles for Sustainable Cities

    Pages 47-57

    Serghides, D. K. (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-18488-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover $179.99
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • Due: October 11, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-18487-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Renewable Energy and Sustainable Buildings
Book Subtitle
Selected Papers from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2018
Editors
  • Ali Sayigh
Series Title
Innovative Renewable Energy
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-18488-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-18488-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-18487-2
Series ISSN
2522-8927
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 1006
Number of Illustrations
92 b/w illustrations, 508 illustrations in colour
Topics