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Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol I

Selected Topics from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2014

Editors: Sayigh, Ali (Ed.)

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  • Explains the research advances being made in pivotal renewable energy technologies from solar thermal and photovoltaics, to microgrids and sustainable architecture
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This book provides insights on a broad spectrum of renewable and sustainable energy technologies from the world’s leading experts.  It highlights the latest achievements in policy, research and applications, keeping readers up-to-date on progress in this rapidly advancing field. Detailed studies of technological breakthroughs and optimizations are contextualized with in-depth examinations of experimental and industrial installations, connecting lab innovations to success in the field.
The volume contains selected papers presented at technical and plenary sessions at the World Renewable Energy Congress,  the world's premier conference on renewable energy and sustainable development. Held every two years, the Congress provides an international forum that attracts hundreds of delegates from more than 60 countries.

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 over 30 books. He has been Editor and Editor in Chief of several international journals including Renewable Energy and the International Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Major Reference Work, Comprehensive Renewable Energy.

Table of contents (87 chapters)

Table of contents (87 chapters)
  • Development Model of Renewable Energy Policy for Sustainable Bio-Pellet Industry in Indonesia Using Interpretive Structural Method

    Pages 3-15

    Susanto Sadirsan, Ir. Erwin, MBA (et al.)

  • Features of Carbon Stock in the Biomass of Industrial Hemp and Stinging Nettle

    Pages 17-29

    Butkutė, B. (et al.)

  • Obtaining Long-Chain Esters with Lubricant Properties from Sesame Biomass (Sesamum indicum)

    Pages 31-38

    Mota Gomes Arruda, Tathilene Bezerra (et al.)

  • Biodiesel from Jatropha Oil

    Pages 39-46

    Heikal, Ebtisam K. (et al.)

  • Solid Acid Catalyst Derived from Coffee Residue for Biodiesel Production

    Pages 47-55

    Ngaosuwan, Kanokwan

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Renewable Energy in the Service of Mankind Vol I
Book Subtitle
Selected Topics from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2014
Editors
  • Ali Sayigh
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-17777-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-17777-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-17776-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-36740-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIX, 985
Number of Illustrations
113 b/w illustrations, 401 illustrations in colour
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