Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Written By Mariana Amorim Fraga
Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 September 2021
  • ISBN : 0128215925
  • Pages : 668 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies written by Mariana Amorim Fraga which was release on 10 September 2021, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Due to an ever-increasing demand for clean energy, a sharp increase in the development of technologies that utilize solar energy has occurred. Currently, there are several important methods for harnessing solar energy in various stages of technological development, these include: photovoltaics, photocatalysis, photo-electrochemistry, solar thermal, and photochemistry. A related and parallel consideration is sustainable aspects of materials usage including efficiency and environmental friendliness of processing and production methods. In order to effectively utilize solar energy systems, an in-depth understanding of the technology as well as its suitability according to the requirements and nature of usage is required. Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies: Processing Techniques and Applications provides an overview of the challenges that must be addressed to efficiently utilize solar energy. It looks at novel materials and device architectures that have been developed to optimize energy conversion efficiencies and minimize environmental impacts. Advances in technologies for harnessing solar energy are extensively discussed, with topics including materials processing, device fabrication, sustainability of materials and manufacturing, and current state-of-the-art. Leading international experts discuss the applications, challenges and future prospects of research in this increasingly vital field, providing a valuable resource for students and all researchers working in this field.

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies
  • Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga,Delaina Amos,Savas Sonmezoglu,Velumani Subramaniam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-09-10
  • Total pages : 668
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : Due to an ever-increasing demand for clean energy, a sharp increase in the development of technologies that utilize solar energy has occurred. Currently, there are several important methods for harnessing solar energy in various stages of technological development, these include: photovoltaics, photocatalysis, photo-electrochemistry, solar thermal, and photochemistry. A related and ...

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies
  • Author : Mariana Amorim Fraga,Delaina Amos,Savas Sonmezoglu,Velumani Subramaniam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-18
  • Total pages : 668
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies: Processing Techniques and Applications provides an overview of challenges that must be addressed to efficiently utilize solar energy. The book explores novel materials and device architectures that have been developed to optimize energy conversion efficiencies and minimize environmental impacts. Advances in technologies for ...

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems

Introduction to Materials for Advanced Energy Systems
  • Author : Colin Tong
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Total pages : 911
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : This first of its kind text enables today’s students to understand current and future energy challenges, to acquire skills for selecting and using materials and manufacturing processes in the design of energy systems, and to develop a cross-functional approach to materials, mechanics, electronics and processes of energy production. While ...

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability

Engineering Solutions for Sustainability
  • Author : Jeffrey W. Fergus,Brajendra Mishra,Dayan Anderson,Emily Allyn Sarver,Neale R. Neelameggham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-07-29
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : This book contains a collection of papers presented at Engineering Solutions for Sustainability: Materials and Resources II, a special symposium organized as part of the TMS 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition and held in Orlando, Florida, March 15-19, 2015. With impending and burgeoning societal issues affecting both developed and emerging nations, the global ...

The Power of Design

The Power of Design
  • Author : Angèle H. Reinders,Jan Carel Diehl,Han Brezet
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-11-28
  • Total pages : 331
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : "Unique in linking sustainable energy technologies with innovation and product design, this book offers clear explanation of both and case studies enabling readers to understand and design energy-efficient products in several different markets.The book integrates the subject areas that are necessary for the design of sustainable and energy-efficient products ...

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Author : Eduardo Rincón-Mejía,Alejandro de las Heras
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-20
  • Total pages : 399
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and engineering arguments. Resilient and efficient alternatives are compared to non-sustainable ...

Sustainable Energy Technologies

Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Author : Eduardo Rincón-Mejía,Alejandro de las Heras
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-20
  • Total pages : 399
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : This book examines the key aspects that will define future sustainable energy systems: energy supply, energy storage, security and limited environmental impacts. It clearly explains the need for an integrated engineering approach to sustainable energies, based on mathematical, biogeophysical, and engineering arguments. Resilient and efficient alternatives are compared to non-sustainable ...

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability

Fundamentals of Materials for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : David S. Ginley,David Cahen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-30
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : How will we meet rising energy demands? What are our options? Are there viable long-term solutions for the future? Learn the fundamental physical, chemical and materials science at the heart of: • Renewable/non-renewable energy sources • Future transportation systems • Energy efficiency • Energy storage Whether you are a student taking an energy ...

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy
  • Author : Ramendra Sundar Dey,Taniya Purkait,Navpreet Kamboj,Manisha Das
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-08
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources provides a systematic analysis of the emerging renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuel and their impact on the current socio-economic premise, with carbonaceous chemistry at their base. The present-day fossil fuel–dependent energy scenario is obsolete, rapidly decaying with resource ...

Emerging Technologies for the Energy Systems of the Future

Emerging Technologies for the Energy Systems of the Future
  • Author : Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam,Behnam Mohammadi-ivatloo,Fazel Mohammadi
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-08-30
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : Energy systems are transiting from conventional energy systems to modernized and smart energy systems. This Special Issue covers new advances in the emerging technologies for modern energy systems from both technical and management perspectives. In modern energy systems, an integrated and systematic view of different energy systems, from local energy ...

Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies Financing and Sustainability

Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies  Financing and Sustainability
  • Author : Gene Beck
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-08
  • Total pages : 426
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : This comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The convergence of these disciplines has resulted in an explosion of specialized terms, acronyms, and jargon. The references ...

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development

New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development
  • Author : Naim Afgan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-02-15
  • Total pages : 481
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : The International Conference on New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development held in Ponta Delgada, Azores (2002), Portugal, has provided technology specialists and hardware developers with the opportunity to discuss, review and demonstrate the research directions, the design methodologies, and the production techniques leading to cost- effective energy technologies for ...

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy

Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy
  • Author : Ramendra Sundar Dey,Taniya Purkait,Navpreet Kamboj,Manisha Das
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-08
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : Carbonaceous Materials and Future Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy Sources provides a systematic analysis of the emerging renewable energy alternatives to fossil fuel and their impact on the current socio-economic premise, with carbonaceous chemistry at their base. The present-day fossil fuel–dependent energy scenario is obsolete, rapidly decaying with resource ...

Technologies for Converting Biomass to Useful Energy

Technologies for Converting Biomass to Useful Energy
  • Author : Erik Dahlquist
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Total pages : 520
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : Officially, the use of biomass for energy meets only 10-13% of the total global energy demand of 140 000 TWh per year. Still, thirty years ago the official figure was zero, as only traded biomass was included. While the actual production of biomass is in the range of 270 000 TWh per year, most ...

Advanced Oxidation Technologies

Advanced Oxidation Technologies
  • Author : Marta I. Litter,Roberto J. Candal,J. Martin Meichtry
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-03
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0128215925
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Summary : Advanced Oxidation Technologies (AOTs) or Processes (AOPs) are relatively new and innovative technologies to remove harmful and toxic pollutants. The most important processes among them are those using light, such as UVC/H2O2, photo-Fenton and heterogeneous photocatalysis with TiO2. These technologies are also relatively low-cost and therefore useful for ...