Photovoltaics for Sustainable Electricity and Buildings

Editors: Sayigh, Ali (Ed.)

Free Preview
  • Highlights the most recent advances in Photovoltaics, from Next-Gen Storage Systems to Bifacial PV/T Solar Collectors
  • Provides expert insights on the recent evolution and near future of PV markets around the globe
  • Covers applications from grid-tied storage and power generation to green buildings
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-39280-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
About this book

This leading-edge volume on advances in photovoltaic technology features diverse contributions from experts in every major geographic PV market. It examines emerging applications such as electricity grid load-balancing and demand- response, PV storage systems, photovoltaic/thermal solar collectors and carbon-offset in buildings. Engineers, researchers, developers and students alike will find new avenues for exploration and fresh insights into this continually evolving field.

  • Highlights the most recent advances in Photovoltaics, from Next-Gen Storage Systems to Bifacial PV/T Solar Collectors;
  • Provides expert insights on the recent evolution and near future of PV markets around the globe;
  • Covers applications from grid-tied storage and power generation to green buildings.

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 Engin eer. He has published more than 600 papers and has contributed to and edited more than 40 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 and Editor-in-Chief of the Major Reference Work, Comprehensive Renewable Energy.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Photovoltaic Technology Is Electricity for All

    Pages 1-13

    Sayigh, Ali

  • The Bell Telephone Laboratories Discovery: Ushering in Our Modern Age of Solar Photovoltaics

    Pages 15-23

    Kazmerski, Lawrence L.

  • Effective Solar Resource Methodologies for Sustainable PV Applications

    Pages 25-53

    Renné, David S.

  • Photovoltaics as a Major Contributor to the Future Global Energy Needs and a 100 % Renewably Powered World

    Pages 55-93

    Hoffmann, Winfried

  • Designs of Various Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermal (PV/T) Solar Collectors

    Pages 95-112

    Othman, Mohd. Yusof Hj. (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-39280-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Photovoltaics for Sustainable Electricity and Buildings
Editors
  • Ali Sayigh
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-39280-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-39280-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-39278-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-81856-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 186
Number of Illustrations
45 b/w illustrations, 93 illustrations in colour
Topics