Innovative Renewable Energy

Transition Towards 100% Renewable Energy

Selected Papers from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2017

Editors: Sayigh, Ali (Ed.)

  • Presents the most up-to-date research developments, government policies, business models, and best practices and innovations
  • Highlights the latest advances in research related to renewable energy topics such as energy efficiency and the development and application of renewable energy technologies in industrial, commercial, transportation and household sectors
  • Contains case studies and examples designed to enhance practical applications
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This book contains selected papers presented during technical and plenary sessions at the World Renewable Energy Congress, the world’s premier conference on renewable energy and sustainable development. All papers were rigorously peer reviewed.The Congress, held at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia from February 5 -9, 2017, with the theme of “Transition Towards 100% Renewable Energy”, featured keynote speakers and parallel technical sessions highlighting technical, policy, and investment progress towards achieving 100% renewable energy ranging in scale from households to cities to large regions, with a focus on the challenges and opportunities transforming the global energy systems. The book highlights contributions from thought leaders involved in the supply, distribution, consumption, and development of sustainable energy sources.   

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 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 (48 chapters)

  • To Import Coal or Invest in Renewables? A Real Options Approach to Energy Investments in the Philippines

    Agaton, Casper

    Pages 1-10

  • Geothermal Energy Barriers, Policies and Economics in East Asia

    Anbumozhi, Venkatachalam

    Pages 11-20

  • Experimental Study of Tubular Light Pipe System: Influence of Light Reflector on Its Performance

    Azad, Abdus Salam (et al.)

    Pages 21-30

  • Techno-Economic and Environmental Implications of Electricity Generation from Solar Updraft Chimney Power Plant in Meekatharra in Western Australia

    Boswell, Brian (et al.)

    Pages 31-47

  • Do as I Say; Don’t Do as I Do, Let Alone Do as I’ve Done. A Study of Australian Universities’ Collective Response to Climate Science

    Burbridge, Mike

    Pages 49-58

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-69844-1
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-69843-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transition Towards 100% Renewable Energy
Book Subtitle
Selected Papers from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2017
Editors
  • Ali Sayigh
Series Title
Innovative Renewable Energy
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69844-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69844-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69843-4
Series ISSN
2522-8927
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 546
Number of Illustrations and Tables
52 b/w illustrations, 164 illustrations in colour
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