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Lecture Notes in Energy

Accelerating the Transition to a 100% Renewable Energy Era

Editors: Uyar, Tanay Sıdkı (Ed.)

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  • Brings together research, developments, and policies on renewable energy from around the globe
  • Demonstrates how a transition to 100% renewable energy can be achieved
  • Allows readers to relate their research to global efforts and become a part of the solution
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This book discusses renewable energy systems and applications, and demonstrates how an accelerated transition to 100% renewable energy can be achieved. It examines the systems from a thermodynamic perspective, focusing on the irreversible aspects of the current energy system and highlighting the solutions developed to date.

Presenting global research and developments, this book is intended for those working within the field of renewable energy research and policy who are interested in learning how they can contribute to the transition from fossil fuels to renewable resources.

About the authors

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 a number of teaching and research positions, and is now a Professor of Renewable Energy at Marmara University.

Professor Uyar is a member of multiple different professional organisations. He is a founding member of the Turkish Wind Energy Association and of the Turkish section of the International Solar Energy Society. He is a Vice President for EUROSOLAR and for the World Wind Energy Association.

Professor Uyar has written over 100 papers, contributed chapters to 30 books, and edited numerous others.

Prof. Tanay Sidki Uyar

Çankırı/TURKEY, August 19, 1953

Robert Academy Istanbul Turkey 1967–1971

Boğaziçi University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Istanbul Turkey 1971–1976

Boğaziçi University Faculty of Engineering, Nuclear Engineering Department, Istanbul Turkey 1976–1980

PhD: Yıldız Technical University Mechanical Engineering Department, Istanbul Turkey 1990

Senior Research Scientist, TUBITAK Marmara Scientific and Industrial Research Institute of Energy Systems Research Department , Gebze Kocaeli Turkey December 1981-May 1992,September 1993-February 1994

Assistant Prof. Dr.  Kocaeli University, Faculty of Technical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, İzmit Kocaeli Turkey

Associate Prof. Dr. Marmara University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2000-

Prof., Marmara University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Turkey, Head Energy Section, 2009-

Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering,

CERL, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, 2015-2016

 

Membership of Professional Organizations:

 

Vice President, WWEA (World Wind Energy Association)

Vice President, EUROSOLAR (European Association for Renewable Energies)

Vice President, WBA (World Bioenergy Association)

Member, Committee of Chairpersons, WCRE (World Council for Renewable Energy)

Ambassador, Global Campaign on 100 % Renewable Energy

President, EUROSOLAR Turkey (Renewable Energy Association of Turkey)

President, BİYODER (Bioenergy Association of Turkey)

Chairman, (BSNN) Black Sea NGO Network

President, KADOS (Kadikoyu Friends of Science, Culture and Art Association)

Coordinator, TÜRÇEP (Environmental NGOs Platform of Turkey)

Coordinator, TEP (Clean Energy Platform of Turkey)

Founding Member, TUREB   (Turkish Wind Energy Association)

Founding Member, GÜNDER (Solar Energy Society of Turkey)

 

 

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)
  • Accelerating the Transition to 100% Renewable Era. But How? Exergy Rationality in the Built Environment

    Pages 1-49

    Kılkış, Birol

  • Role of IRENA for Global Transition to 100% Renewable Energy

    Pages 51-71

    Asmelash, Elisa (et al.)

  • The Renewable City: The Future of Low-Carbon Living

    Pages 73-98

    Droege, Peter

  • Assessment of Prerequisites and Impacts of a Renewable-Based Electricity Supply in Austria by 2030

    Pages 99-111

    Resch, Gustav (et al.)

  • History and Recent State of TIMES Optimization Energy Models and Their Applications for a Transition Towards Clean Energies

    Pages 113-130

    Vaillancourt, Kathleen (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Accelerating the Transition to a 100% Renewable Energy Era
Editors
  • Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Energy
Series Volume
74
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-40738-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-40738-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-40737-7
Series ISSN
2195-1284
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXV, 555
Number of Illustrations
19 b/w illustrations, 249 illustrations in colour
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