Renewable Energy Systems: A Smart Energy Systems Approach to the Choice and Modeling of 100% Renewable Solutions (2nd Revised edition)

Renewable Energy Systems: A Smart Energy Systems Approach to the Choice and Modeling of 100% Renewable Solutions (2nd Revised edition)

By: Henrik Lund (author)Hardback

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In this new edition of Renewable Energy Systems, globally recognized renewable energy researcher and professor, Henrik Lund, sets forth a straightforward, comprehensive methodology for comparing different energy systems' abilities to integrate fluctuating and intermittent renewable energy sources. The book does this by presenting an energy system analysis methodology and offering a freely available accompanying software tool, EnergyPLAN, which automates and simplifies the calculations supporting such a detailed comparative analysis. The book provides the results of more than fifteen comprehensive energy system analysis studies, examines the large-scale integration of renewable energy into the present system, and presents concrete design examples derived from a dozen renewable energy systems around the globe. Renewable Energy Systems, Second Edition also undertakes the socio-political realities governing the implementation of renewable energy systems by introducing a theoretical framework approach aimed at understanding how major technological changes, such as renewable energy, can be implemented at both the national and international levels. * Provides an introduction to the technical design of renewable energy systems* Demonstrates how to analyze the feasibility and efficiency of large-scale systems to help implementers avoid costly trial and error* Addresses the socio-political challenge of implementing the shift to renewables* Free companion analysis software empowers energy professionals to crunch data for their own projects* Features a dozen extensive case studies from around the globe that provide real-world templates for new installations

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About Author

Dr. Techn. Henrik Lund is Professor in Energy Planning at Aalborg University in Denmark, Architect behind the EnergyPLAN Energy System Analysis software and Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's international journal, Energy.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780124104235
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780124104235
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0124104231
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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