Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies

Written By Mariana Amorim Fraga
Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2021
  • ISBN : 9780128215920
  • Pages : 544 pages
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Download or read book entitled Sustainable Material Solutions for Solar Energy Technologies by author: Mariana Amorim Fraga which was release on 15 June 2021 and published by Elsevier with total page 544 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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. Explores the fundamentals of sustainable materials for solar energy applications with in-depth discussions of most promising material solutions for solar energy technologies: photocatalysis, photovoltaic, hydrogen production, harvesting and storage Discusses the environmental challenges to be overcome and importance of efficient materials utilization for clean energy Looks at design materials processing and optimization of device fabrication via metrics such as power-to-weight ratio, effectiveness at EOL compared to BOL, and life-cycle analysis

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 : 2021-06-15
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 9780128215920
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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 ...

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  • Release Date : 2007-12-07
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Summary : This book provides an up-to-date review of the status and prospects of different options in energy conversion and storage technologies, as seen by a panel of world leading experts. It offers a platform for readers engaged in planning and undertaking new energy solutions, or retrofitting and redesigning the existing installations, ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-12
  • Total pages : 911
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-11-28
  • Total pages : 331
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-11-09
  • Total pages : 490
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Summary : Smart Composite Coatings and Membranes: Transport, Structural, Environmental and Energy Applications provides the latest information on the increase in demand for new smart materials for a wide array of different technological applications. The book comprehensively reviews the latest developments in smart composite materials used as membranes, barriers, and coatings, with ...

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  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • Total pages : 278
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Summary : With impending and burgeoning societal issues affecting both developed and emerging nations, the global engineering community has a responsibility and an opportunity to truly make a difference and contribute. The papers in this collection address what materials and resources are integral to meeting basic societal sustainability needs in critical areas ...

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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2011
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Summary : The search for cleaner, cheaper, smaller and more efficient energy technologies has to a large extent been motivated by the development of new materials. The aim of this collection of articles is therefore to focus on what materials-based solutions can offer and show how the rationale design and improvement of ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-07
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Summary : Materials for Sustainable Energy, Volume 72, the latest release in the Advances in Inorganic Chemistry series presents timely and informative summaries on the current progress in a variety of subject areas. In this volume, concise, authoritative reviews provide updates on the photocatalytic generation of solar fuels (heterogeneous systems), Photocatalytic materials for ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-07
  • Total pages : 438
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Summary : Applications of solar energy have been expanding in recent years across the world. This monograph details such far-reaching and important applications which have the potential for large impact on various segments of the society. It focuses solar energy technologies for various applications such as generation of electric power, heating, energy ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-20
  • Total pages : 399
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-02
  • Total pages : 242
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Summary : This book emerges from the recognition that energy, environment and ecosystems are dynamically and inextricably connected. The energy environment system must be addressed in its totality, so that we can devise sustainable solutions that incorporate both economic growth and environmental conservation. No single clean energy source will sustain long-term energy ...

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-30
  • Total pages : 212
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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 ...

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  • Release Date : 2019-11-08
  • Total pages : 174
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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 ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-07
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9780128215920
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Summary : Sustainability in agriculture and associated primary industries, which are both energy-intensive, is crucial for the development of any country. Increasing scarcity and resulting high fossil fuel prices combined with the need to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make the improvement of energy efficient farming and increased use of renewable energy ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-01-08
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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 ...