ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS

renewable energy research papers 2015 IEEE PAPER




Renewable Energy Based Home Automation System Using ZigBee
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Abstract:The elevation in earlier years in electronics and communication, computer science and information technology domain has resulted, that we can generate the energy by using renewable energy sources. For management of home equipments we can use

The Power of Renewable Energy to Attract Female Students to Electrical Engineering
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Abstract-Enrollment of female students in electrical engineering courses in the United States has been declining over the last several years, a very disturbing trend since female students are more prevalent in universities than male students. The global energy situation is of

Renewable Energy Perspectives of oil exporter Azerbaijan
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The EU Strategy for the South Caucasus is a long term strategy directed towards creating a secure political, economic and social environment on the eastern borders of EU. Azerbaijan (officially Azerbaijan Republic) is the largest and most populous country in this region and

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE-SMALL HYDRO
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Abstract:The energy supply to remote areas is one of the most challenging tasks facing the developing countries like India. Since the rural areas are endowed with abundance resources of renewable energy like Small hydro and therefore, meeting the energy need

Towards Sustainable Energy Development in Bangladesh-The Perspective of Renewable Energy Technology
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Energy conservation is the practice of decreasing the quantity of energy used. Energy conservation may result in increase of financial capital, national security, personal security, and human comfort and also to increase environmental value. Use of fossil fuels

Determinants of Renewable Energy Consumption among ECO countries; Based on Bayesian Model Averaging and Weighted-average Least Square
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ABSTRACT Over recent years, renewable energy sources have emerged as an important component of world energy consumption. Increased concern over issues related to energy security and global warming suggests that in the future there will be a greater reliance on

Implications of Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies on the Performance of Portfolios the Financial Case for Reinvestment into Renewable Energy
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Any fiduciary has two main factors to consider in investments: risk and return. Fossil fuel divestment offers considerable potential to mitigate important risks, while creating only negligible new ones. In addition, the historical returns of a portfolio that excludes fossil fuel

Information technology and renewable energy Modelling, simulation, decision support and environmental assessment
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The transition of energy systems toward a higher share of renewable energy creates complex challenges in designing, implementing, controlling and maintaining the systems. Environmental assessments of system structures and the decisions made during design,

Integration of transport and renewable energy sectors in 100% renewable islands communities–Case study Lastovo
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ABSTRACT This paper examines the integration of transport and energy production sectors for isolated islands communities. Present energy supply on Croatian islands relies on fossil fuels and electricity from the mainland. Exploitation of renewable energy sources, for

Optimal Control of Voltage and Reactive Power Sources in Power Systems with Presence ofRenewable Energy
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Abstract Renewable energy resources such as solar and wind are being connected to power systems worldwide in large numbers. As a result of the intermittent nature of these sources, in addition to the steadily increasing overall load demand, the electricity systems

Price Interaction in State Level Renewable Energy Credit Trading Programs
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Abstract Using a Vector Error Correction Model approach, relationships between REC, SREC, electricity, and natural gas prices in Massachusetts and Connecticut are estimated. Confirming previous studies, the results show that REC prices respond negatively to a

Community Renewable Energy in Australia: Exploring its character emergence in the context of climate change action
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ABSTRACT Throughout the world, community involvement in renewable energy across many scales and varieties of activity is increasingly common, driven by broader processes of technical, social, political and environmental change. Social movements play a

Critical Factors Affecting The Development And Diffusion Of Renewable EnergyTechnologies (RETS) In Nigeria
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Abstract:The paper examines the barriers, policies, prospects as well as the factors affecting the development and diffusion of Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) in Nigeria. The study identified weak institutional framework, poor policy implementation,

Wind of Change: Meeting the UK'targets
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Energy systems around the world are undergoing a fundamental restructuring as the excessive use of fossil fuels depletes their reserves. At the same time the global warming alarm bells are going off. While the United Nations are trying to influence climate change

Higher Education for Renewable Energy in Africa
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Executive Summary Worldwide, the use of renewable energy technologies has taken up a fast pace to substitute and/or complement fossil fuel based energy technologies. In developing countries, and especially in sub-Saharan Africa, renewable energy sources

BUSINESS MODEL TO SUPPLY RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES WITH AN INTEGRATEDRENEWABLE ENERGY
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Abstract The United States has tremendous potential for harnessing different forms of renewable energy which could help reduce our climate change risks and dependence on foreign oil. The Great Plains alone could provide all the power our country could

Re: Comments on the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) and Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS
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On behalf of Defenders of Wildlife (Defenders), National Parks and Conservation Association (NPCA), and The Wildlands Conservancy (TWC), please accept and fully consider these comments regarding the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation

The Study on the Value of New Renewable Energy as a Future Alternative EnergySource in Korea
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Abstract. The main objective of this study is to estimate the value of Renewable Energy in Korea by extracting the people's willingness to pay (WTP) for the Renewable Energy. Moreover, we try to find the factors that have an impact on the WTP and study the relation

Location, location, location: the variable value of renewable energy and demand-side efficiency resources
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Abstract Greenhouse gas mitigation efforts in the electricity sector emphasize accelerated deployment of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy resources. We evaluate renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) technologies across regional power

Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development and Their Relation with Remote Sensing
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It is with pleasure that I welcome this initiative of the Arab Academy of Science and Technology (AASTMT). I applaud the AASTMT for emphasis on the applications of renewable energy to sustainable development. This new journal will assist in popularizing

Evolution, impacts and sustainability assessment of renewable energy
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Biofuels are fuels produced directly or indirectly from organic material biomass including plant materials and animal waste. Overall, bioenergy covers approximately 10% of the total world energy demand. Traditional unprocessed biomass such as fuel wood, charcoal and

Determination of Optimum Renewable Energy Sources for Public Libraries
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Abstract:Energy has the key role for the socio-development of a country. Today, the reaching end of the fossil fuels indicates the energy straits in the near future. From this point of view, countries could use renewable energy sources based on their potentials.

Performance Based Support of Renewable Energy Sources
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Abstract:The rules of a number of electricity markets encour-age renewable energy production and demand response through fixed support schemes and socialize the costs of integrating this production trough grid tariffs. These mechanisms are not economically

Energy simulation of renewable energy systems for a school campus in India
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ABSTRACT: The use of renewable energy in new and existing buildings is very important because of its environmental and economic benefits. Buildings consume nearly 24% of the total electricity consumption in India; hence Solar PV-Wind renewable energy systems are

Grid Integration and the Carrying Capacity of the US Grid to Incorporate Variable Renewable Energy
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Abstract In the United States and elsewhere, renewable energy (RE) generation supplies an increasingly large percentage of annual demand, including nine US states where wind comprised over 10% of in-state generation in 2013. This white paper summarizes the

Quantifying the Level of Cross-State Renewable Energy Transactions
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Data on REC tracking include actual MWh used to meet RPS compliance; power flow data are estimates. Data on power purchase agreements (PPAs) is incomplete, as a result, only 43% of the total net generation from those agreements is reflected in the power flow

Guest Lecture Renewable Energy and Electricity Generation A guest lecture by Prof. SS Murthy, Professor (Rtd.) IIT Delhi, was conducted
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Prof. SS Murthy covered various modes of power generation and importance of power generation using wind as the main energy source, along with other sources like solar, biomass, thermal etc. He presented the current status of the power generation, using wind

targets: An analysis of the role of transport and variablerenewable energies using energy-economy-climate models
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„What is the role of renewable energy for climate change mitigation

Regional Renewable Energy Certificate Systems: An International Review and Policy Implications for the Hong Kong-Guangdong Region
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This working paper is derived from the Honours Project titled Regional Energy Collaboration for Sustainability: A Case Study of a Proposed Hong Kong-Guangdong Renewable Energy Certificate System, which was undertaken by the lead author for

Samsø Energy Vision 2030: Converting Samsø to 100% Renewable Energy
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The purpose of this report is to investigate potential scenarios for converting Samsø into 100% renewable energy supply in 2030 with focus on local electricity and biomass resources. Firstly, a 2013 reference scenario is established to investigate whether Samsø

Effects of Battery Energy Storage System on the Operating Schedule of a Renewable Energy Based Tou Rate Industrial User under Competitive Environment
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ABSTRACT With increasing development of smart grid and restructuring of the power industry, the problem of operating schedule for a time-of-use (TOU) rate industrial customer may become a more important issue due to the inclusion of the variations in the TOU rate

Enhancement of Nutrient Removal in a Hybrid Constructed Wetland Utilizing an Electric Fan Air Blower with Renewable Energy of Solar and Wind Power
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The sewage treatment efficiency of hybrid constructed wetlands (CWs) was evaluated under different ventilation methods. The removal efficiencies of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), total nitrogen (TN), and total phosphorus (TP) in the vertical flow-(VF-) horizontal

Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy
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With demand for sustainable energy, resource, and environment protection, new material technologies are constantly expanding during the last few couple of decades. An intensive attention has been given by the scientific communities. In particular, nanomaterials are

US Renewable Energy Policy and Industry
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Solar water heat, solar space heat, solar thermal electric, solar thermal process heat, photovoltaics, landfill gas, wind, biomass, hydroelectric, geothermal electric, fuel cells, geothermal heat pumps, municipal solid waste, CHP/cogeneration, solar hybrid lighting,

Functional Integration of Renewable Energy and Food Production Systems for the Mediterranean Countries
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Agriculture can be defined as the human activity that, by using plants, converts the sun's energy and mineral salts into organic compounds for human use. All starts with plants, then, thanks to their ability to use inorganic carbon (and also nitrogen and sulphur) and to

Stable large-scale CO2 storage in defiance of an energy system based on renewable energy-Modelling the impact of varying CO2 injection rates on reservoir
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Abstract The IPCC Report 2014 strengthens the need for CO2 storage as part of climate change mitigation options. The further expansion of electricity generation by solar and wind and its preferential usage in Germany is leading to strong fluctuations in the CO2 output

A new open source DSS for assessment and planning of renewable energy: r. green
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Abstract The spatially explicit Decision Support System (DSS) r. green, developed in the frame of the Alpine Space program recharge. green financed by EU, is able to identify the areas suitable for the installation of the main renewable energy systems based on criteria

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Renewable Energy Opportunity Assessment for USAID Mexico
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1.1 Executive Summary The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies (EC-LEDS) program is designing its second phase of assistance to the Government of Mexico (GOM). In

Renewable Energy Application for Organic Agriculture: A Review
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Abstract: Agriculture is still the occupation of the majority of Thai people, despite the share of industry and services rising constantly. In terms of agricultural lands, Thailand is also one of the largest countries in the world, especially in Asia. Fruits and field crops make up for the

Synthesis of Renewable Energy Materials, Sodium Aluminum Hydride by Grignard Reagent of Al
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The research on hydrogen generation and application has attracted widespread attention around the world. This paper is to demonstrate that sodium aluminum hydride can be synthesized under simple and mild reaction condition. Being activated through organics, The ongoing concerns about climate change have made renewable energy sources an important topic of research. Several scholars have applied different methodologies for examining the relationship between energy consumption, environment and economic

A Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Report for the National Renewable EnergyLaboratory
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Observations and projections indicate that the Front Range of Colorado, including the cities of Golden and Louisville, are experiencing a change in climate. In winter 2014, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which has one site in Golden and one near

Factors affecting the rise of renewable energy in the US: Concern over environmental quality or rising unemployment
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Adrienne M. Ohler Illinois State University Campus Box 4200 Normal, IL 61790-4200 This paper analyzes the transition between renewable and nonrenewable energy sources by empirically examining the relationship between per capita income and the relative use of

Climate modelling and renewable energy resource assessment
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Abstract The objective of this work is to explore the ability of climate models in assessing the future energy potential from renewable sources. Specifically, this study focuses on the two renewable sources which are more directly related to meteorological variables, namely

The Role of Solar Energy towards 100% Renewable Power Supply for Israel: Integrating Solar PV, Wind Energy, CSP and Storages
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RESULTS We have found an optimal structure of the energy system for different shares of RE for the cost years 2020 and 2030 (Fig. 2). For both cost years, the least cost and consequently major energy source is solar PV; however, for 2020 CSP still plays a

A Resiliency Action Plan for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory
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Observations and projections indicate that the Front Range of Colorado, including the cities of Golden and Louisville, are experiencing a change in climate. In winter 2014, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which has one site in Golden and one near

Role of Smart Grids in Integrating Renewable Energy
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Flexible, strong, and smart grids play a crucial role in the integration of variable renewable energy (RE). As high levels of variable RE penetration become increasingly common across power systems, attention to grid operations and planning becomes more important. Smart

Erratum to: Application of renewable energy sources and new building technologies for the Philippine single family detached house
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Page 1. ERRATUM Erratum to: Application of renewableenergy sources and new building technologies for the Philippine single family detached house Napoleon Enteria1 Hazim Awbi2 Hiroshi Yoshino3 The Author(s) 2015.

RESGen: Renewable Energy Scenario Generation Platform
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Space-time scenarios of renewable power generation are increasingly used as input to decision-making in operational problems. They may also be used in planning studies to account for the inherent uncertainty in operations. Similarly using scenarios to derive

Impact of nonrenewable on renewable energy: The case of wood pellets
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Abstract Over the past decade, the US Southeast has experienced a rapid expansion of woodpellet biomass production for European export. This renewable wood-pellet supply requires nonrenewable energy inputs in its manufacturing and logistics, which suggests

Risk management methods applied to renewable and sustainable energy: a review
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Abstract: Renewable energy policy has always been recognized as a major incentive to the growth of renewable energy and market. In particular, in the last decade, renewable energy sources are considerably increased due to the supportive renewable energy policy

Power Quality Improvement in Integrated Renewable Energy System Using Intelligent Control System
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Abstract This project discusses the use of an AC-AC matrix converter, as an alternative to AC- DC-AC converter system, an interface power converter between a variable load and a wind energy system. A new approach is proposed to solve the commutation problems

Biogas harvesting from organic fraction of municipal solid waste as a renewable energyresource in Malaysia: a review
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Abstract The accumulation of organic fraction in municipal solid waste (OFMSW) is now becoming scarce globally due to population and economic boosts, especially in Malaysia. Municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills remain the predominant end-state for waste

Battery electric vehicles can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make renewable energy cheaper in India
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India's National Mission on Electric Mobility (NMEM) sets a countrywide goal of deploying 6 to 7 million hybrid and electric vehicles (EVs) by 2020(Department of Heavy Industry, Government of India 2012). There are widespread concerns, both within and outside the

Is Belgium Overshooting in its Policy Support to Cut the Cost of Capital of RenewableSources of Energy
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Abstract The main purpose of this paper is to document the differences in the cost of capital in Belgium across electricity generation companies, depending on whether they rely on traditional thermal sources or on RES. The average results are quite surprising and in

Grid Interconnection of Renewable Energy Sources at the Distribution Level with Power-Quality Improvement Features
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ABSTRACT Renewable energy resources (RES) are being progressively connected in distribution systems utilizing power electronic converters. This paper presents a completely unique management strategy for achieving most advantages from these grid-interfacing

A Review of the Feasibility of Selected Renewable Energy Technologies in Delta State of Nigeria
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The significance of Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs) to sustainable development, although largely undisputed is often categorized by inherent 'implementation- related'challenges. Such challenges are largely associated with conflicts in establishing

Effects of the Renewable Energy Act on structural change in Agriculture-The case of biogas
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Abstract. Biogas production affected agricultural and land markets significantly. This paper provides insights in effects of biogas production on farms and farm structures for the period

Promoting Community Renewable Energy in a Corporate Energy World
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ABSTRACT Small-scale, decentralized and community-owned renewable energy is widely acknowledged to be a desirable feature of low carbon futures, but faces a range of challenges in the context of conventional, centralized energy systems. This paper draws

Optimal Renewable Energy Project Selection: A Multi-Criteria Optimization Technique Approach
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Abstract The choice of optimal renewable energy project and their performance assessment are becoming major challenges. Evaluating various project criterion are complicated tasks due to the fact that various criteria or objectives must be considered in the decision

RENEWABLE ENERGY FRAMEWORK BASED SINGLE STAGE BIDIRECTIONAL CURRENT SENSORLESS CONVERTER WITH SOFT-SWITCHING
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ABSTRACT In this paper, a single stage bidirectional converter operated in AC to DC and DC to AC modes with a singleloop bidirectional current sensor-less control (BCSC) is proposed. This full-bridge ac/dc converter considers both the inductor resistance and

Of Multifaceted Criteria For The Prioritization Of Most Appropriate Biomass EnergySources For The Production Of Renewable Energy In Indian Perspective
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ABSTRACT Developing countries such as India is facing an increasing demand for energy. Having very limited fossil fuels, there is energy crisis because most of the energy requirement is fulfilled by Fossil fuel. On the other hand, the country does have abundant

Integrating Renewable Energy into the Electricity Grid
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A number of factors are contributing to increases in renewable energy production. They include declining costs of electricity produced from renewable energy sources, regulatory and policy obligations and incentives, and moves to reduce pollution from fossil fuel-

Renewable Energy, Photovoltaic Systems Near Airfields: Electromagnetic Interference
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14. ABSTRACT Recent increases in photovoltaic systems on Department of the Navy (DON) land and potential siting near airfields prompted this assessment of the impact of electromagnetic interference (EMI) from photovoltaic (PV) systems, on airfield electronic

Feed Control of Anaerobic Digestion Processes for Sustainable Renewable EnergyProduction: A Review
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ABSTRACT Over the last 40 years a lot of different control methodologies for substrate feed control of anaerobic digestion processes have been proposed in order to increase plant efficiency and sustainable long-term energy production. This review shows that although

Reviewing Malaysia's Renewable Energy Policies: A Management Framework Perspective
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Abstract:This paper reviews current renewable energy policies in Malaysia to develop an understanding of the country's progress in achieving energy sustainability given that fossil fuel resources are facing its eventual and gradual depletion; hence the need to develop a

Implementing Renewable Energy Initiatives in Africa
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Executive Summary This paper is intended for provide a basis for discussion of the issues facing the African renewable energy sector, at the ICA 2015 Plenary Meeting. It is hoped that this discussion will help African policy makers in actualising a more effective framework for

Towards an Integrated Solution for Renewable Water and Energy
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Summary In order to provide an integrated solution for two sustainability issues, supplying clean water and using renewable energy sources, we propose a solar desalination plant that uses solar energy for seawater desalination and generating electricity. To test the

Electrification and Renewable Energy Generation
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With increasing worldwide concerns on energy crisis and global warming, the topics on both electrification and renewable energy generation have become very attractive most recently. In our opinion, electrification means higher energy efficiency and thereby effective energy

Review On Various Multilevel Inverter Topologies For Renewable Energy Sources
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Abstract-This paper deals with various Multilevel Inverter topologies used in Renewable Energy Sources. The four different commonly used Multilevel Inverter topologies are Neutral Point Clamped, Flying Capacitor, Cascaded Inverter and Hybrid Inverters. Each topology

The path to clean energy: direct coupling of nuclear and renewable technologies for thermal and electrical applications
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Acknowledgements Richard Boardman, NHES Co-Lead, INL Energy Environment RD Mark Ruth, NHES Lead for the National RenewableEnergy Laboratory Charles Forsberg, NHES University Lead, MIT process o Maximum renewableenergy resource availability Abstract In this paper, wind generator and photovoltaic systems are associated to the diesel generator to supply energy to the DC-bus. The maximum power point tracking methods are applied to the wind generator and photovoltaic systems to increase the renewable energy

A NOVEL BOOST RESONANT CONVERTER FOR SOLAR RENEWABLE ENERGYAPPLICATIONS
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Photovoltaic power conditioning requires efficient power conversion and maximum power point tracking to counteract the effects of panel mismatch, shading, and general variance in power output during a daily cycle. An integrated boost resonant converter with low

Exploring Residents' Willingness to Pay for Renewable Energy Supply: Evidences from an Italian Case Study
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Abstract: The present study offers a Contingent Valuation application to explore residents willingness to pay for renewable energy supply in a case study in the Italian Alps. Data were originated from onsite personal interviews and were analyzed with a Tobit model. Results

RENEWABLE ENERGY CONSUMPTION, RD AND GDP IN EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES
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Abstract The relationship between the use of renewable energy sources and other characteristics of national economies has frequently been investigated, and a wide range of approaches can be observed in publications. The aim of this study to examine the

Special Issue on Renewable Energy Technologies
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Page 1. Volume 229 Number 7 November 2015 Special Issue on Renewable Energy Technologies Contents Editorial Special Issue on RenewableEnergy Technologies 691 CJ Dent Special Issue Articles Concentrated

Reconciling the Endangered Species Act and Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects
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Ms. Yung is an attorney at Paul Hastings LLP, and was formerly in-house counsel for BrightSource Energy. She may be reached at jillyung@ paulhastings. com. Mr. Sanders is a supervising clinical attorney and lecturer at Stanford Law School and was formerly an

Energy properties of pellet as a renewable energy source of the future
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The objective of the paper was to analyse the impact of the moisture level on energy properties obtained by the manufactured heating pellet in the selected enterprise which produces pellets in Lubelskie Voivodeship. Therefore, measurements concerning

Epidemic, rank, stock and order effects in renewable energy diffusion: a model and empirical evidence from the China's wind power sector
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Abstract In this article we construct a theoretical model that disentangles the epidemic effect and profitability effect in the renewable energy diffusion. A reduced form of this model, that incorporates the main factors discussed in different theories of technology diffusion, is

Evaluation and optimization of renewable energy in the Quartier Nord: objective zero-power
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ABSTRACT Buildings account for almost 40% of energy consumption in European countries and hence are responsible for a significant part of greenhouse gas emissions. Recent regulations and standards are strongly encouraging more

Environment Policy and Renewable Energy RD Incentives in Cournot Competition
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In 2012, Korea introduced an obligatory national environmental regulation, the greenhouse target management system (GHG-TMS), as an emission reduction measure. The GHG- TMS is a command-and-control (CAC)targets for

C2R2: Compact Compound Recirculator/Recuperator for Renewable Energy and EnergyEfficient Thermochemical Processing.
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Abstract In this report we present the development of a packed particle bed recirculator and heat exchanger. The device is intended to create countercurrent flows of packed particle beds and exchange heat between the flows. The project focused on the design,

A Study on Low-Power Sensor Node based on Event-based Sampling Using Renewable Energy in Greenhouse.
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Abstract In the paper, we proposed low-power sensor node that applied to perform events- based sampling algorithm and to harvest energy through irrigation equipment applicable in greenhouse environment. The system composition to achieve such a goal could be

A Review: Microalgae and Their Applications in CO 2 Capture and Renewable Energy
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ABSTRACT Fossil fuels, which are recognized as unsustainable sources of energy, are continuously consumed and decreased with increasing fuel demands. Microalgae have great potential as renewable fuel sources because they possess rapid growth rate and the

The projections for the future and quality in the past of the World Energy Outlook for solar PV and other renewable energy technologies
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ABSTRACT Global energy demand has grown steadily since the industrial revolution. During the two decades from 1991 to 2012, total primary energy demand (TPED) grew from 91,200 to 155,400 TWhth, or by 70%, and projections expect this number to increase by a

Progress of renewable energy in India
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Abstract. Energy holds key to economic growth and prosperity of India. Currently, India has very highenergy import dependence, especially in the case of crude oil (80%) and natural gas (40%). Even coal import has been increasing over the years. Considering India s

Some Recommendations for Improving Renewable Energy Policies in China
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Renewable energy is the one of the most promising solutions for environmental protection and energy deficiency. Since 2005, the Chinese government has put forward a number of measures in promoting renewable energy. This paper presents those renewable energy

Selected problems of classification of energy sources–What are renewable energysources
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The contribution is dedicated to study of issues related to the classification of energy sources from the point of significance and interpretation accuracy. There are some aspects described and documented by examples that show the ambiguity of currently most used methods of

The Diffusion of Information and Behavior in Social Networks: Renewable EnergyTechnology Adoption in Rural China
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Therefore, adopting renewable energy technology may contribute to addressing several problems such as CO2 emissions and deforestation (Panwar et al., 2011). In this study, we

Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems–a perfect match for a sustainable society
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The energy consumption is steadily increasing very rapid due to more people on the earth, better living conditions as well as we are trying to live in areas where the energy demand is high. The economy growth in the last century has not been possible without low prize of

Renewable Energy Developement as a Solution to Rural Electrification in Nigeria
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Abstract The ratio of electricity generated through renewable energy sources in developing and least developed countries, barring a few, are not at all significant, as due to lack of sophisticated technology and scarce financial resources. The problem of electricity in most

GLOBAL DEPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS OF SUSTAINABLE RENEWABLE GEOTHERMALENERGY-THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE OUTRAGEOUS–
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ABSTRACT Geothermal energy may be ubiquitous, but being out of sight subsurface can also mean out-of-mind for many people. This paper explores the legacy of past deployment projections, and how to increase confidence in future projections and awareness of global

A Power Line Communication System for Grid Distributed Renewable Energy
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Abstract The multi-sources nature of renewable energy production can be taken into account thanks to involving the solutions of distributed architecture based on individual DC-DC converters, connected to a direct current (DC) bus. Associated to this architecture, to

Hedging the Risk of Renewable Energy Sources in Electricity Production
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Europe 2020, the 2020 climate and energy package, sets demanding climate and energy targets to be met by 2020,targets: 20% reduction of GHG emissions by 2020 compared to 1990 through the EU Emissions Trading System (

Techno-Economic Evaluation of Renewable Energy Projects using the Software GREENIUS
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Abstract The software greenius which is made for fast and easy annual performance simulations of different renewable energy systems is introduced and two illustrative examples are shown. These examples are a 50 MW CSP plant and a 50 MW PV plant at

Economic Efficiency of Utility Plants Under Renewable Energy Policy
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Over the last two decades a large number of energy policy changes have occurred specifically with regards to renewable energy. This paper considers how these changes in renewable energy policy affect the production efficiencies of power plants that use

DISI-University of Trento Renewable Energy and the Smart Grid: Architecture Modelling, Communication Technologies and Electric Vehicles Integration
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Abstract Renewable Energy is considered as an effective solution for relieving the energy crisis and reducing the greenhouse gas emissions. It is also be recognised as an important energy resource for power supplying in the next generation power grid–smart grid system.

Environmental and Social issues related to Coal and Role of Renewable Energy Sources in India
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Abstract: The growth of any country is dependent on its ability to provide affordable and sustainable supply of energy. India is set to witness one of the highest growths in energy demand, largely based on buoyant economy and rising population. There is strong

Perspectives on System Transition towards Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Housing
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A systemic change is needed in order to achieve a transition to a sustainable and carbon free society. This requires an understanding of drivers and barriers and the dynamics of the socio-technical system around energy production and consumption. In this paper we use

Risk Management and Combinatorial Optimization for Large-Scale Demand Response andRenewable Energy Integration
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RENEWABLE ENERGY IN EUROPE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION Greenhouse gas emission savings due to renewable energy (2009-12)
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Abstract The report provides an overview of greenhouse gas emission savings in the European Union due to the use of renewable energy in three sectors: electricity, heating/cooling and transport. The assessment is based on data reported by EU Member

Power Flow Control of Renewable Energy Based Distributed Generators Using Advanced Power Converter Technologies
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Abstract:This paper describes a design concept in which a digital controlled power interface embedded with a battery energy storage system (BESS) named battery interfaced static synchronous generator (BISSG) is constructed to improve the power quality of micro-

Contingent Valuation Method of New and Renewable Energy as a Future Alternative in Korea
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Abstract Environmental awareness is increasing all over the world. Concerns about the effects of global warming, such as rising sea levels, are inspiring growing interest in clean energy. The Fukushima nuclear disaster made renewable energy appear to be the main

Design and Modeling of a Synchronous Renewable Energy Generation System
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Abstract: In this paper we describe a design and modeling methodology of synchronous generation system for renewable energy. Our choice fell on a synchronous generator structure with permanent magnet and axial flux simple to manufacturing to reduce the

Modelling and Optimisation of Renewable Energy Systems
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Page 1. Modelling and Optimisation of RenewableEnergy Systems 2015-10 Jeanne Andersen PhD Thesis DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS AARHUS UNIVERSITY . OF RENEWABLEENERGY SYSTEMS By Jeanne Andersen Supervisor: Kim Allan Andersen

Environmental Problems and Development Policies for Renewable Energy in BRIC Countries
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One of the most relevant and compelling issues faced by the BRIC countries (ie Brazil, Russia, India and China) in the current economic climate concerns the environmental and energy fields, especially in the face of the present economic stagnation. The VI BRICS

Forecast Analysis of Potential and Availability in Renewable Energy
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May 1981 is a collective of six countries or nations Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE. The GCC countries with their growing population require more energy for basic needs. Almost 99% of power generation in GCC is from oil and natural gas but as

target, September 2015
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Victoria's policies in the 21 st century must reflect the issues and opportunities that we face in the 21 st century. And the primary issue for the 21st century is mitigating climate change and its twin, ocean acidification. This is the greatest problem that has ever faced humanity.

Renewable energy biodiesel: A mathematical approach from ecology to production
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Abstract. Biodiesel is one of promising renewable energy source and used as an alternative of conventional hydrocarbon fuels. Jatropha curcas plant oil (JCPO) is the most cost effective sources of biodiesel. The plant can be cultivated in wastelands and grows on almost any

Levelling the playing field: On the missing role of network externality in designing renewable energy technology deployment policies
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Abstract In creating a level playing field that facilitates the deployment of renewable energy technology (RET), the traditional energy policy regime based on eliminating RET's cost gaps versus fossil energy technology (FET) may be not sufficient. Building on an economic

Pathways Towards Renewable Energy in China: Prospects, Politics and Practices-Solar
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Abstract This paper examines pathways towards solar energy in China with a specific focus on prospects, politics and practices. It examines two different solar energy technologies, namely solar photovoltaic (PV) and solar water heaters. The paper investigates two case

Cooperative Strategy for Renewable Energy Implementation: A technology roadmap design to facilitate the development of OTEC as a premier energy source
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Small, isolated electricity grids, like the grids found in the Caribbean, pose a challenge for the introduction of renewable energy. Excess energy produced by intermittent renewables cannot be transported to neighboring countries to redistribute peak load, like what is

A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF POWERING ADJACENT COMMUNITIES FROM DECENTRALISEDRENEWABLE ENERGY HUBS IN KAZAKHSTAN
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Abstract Municipal solid wastes (MSW) disposal and treatment is a great challenge for municipal officials in many developing countries due to the environmental issues like possible air, soil, and water pollution; land use and aesthetics; and odor nuisance

Energy efficiency of fossill and renewable fuels
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'Ecosystem ecology 1987. Administered by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the prize is intended to promote international basic research in the disciplines: Astronomy and Mathematics, Geosciences, and Biosciences. According to the Academy," these

A Study for Renewable Energy Generation and Sustainable Development in China
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Abstract:China is faced with significant challenges in the economic growth, energy consumption and environmental crisis, which severely restrict its sustainable development. Meanwhile the promotion of renewable energy is used to be regarded as the key solution

Developmentof a Procedure to Analyze Customers' Choice of Renewable Energy Heating Technologies: Application in Ireland
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Abstract:In this paper, a procedure to analyze customers' choice of renewable energy technologies (RETs) using artificial neural networks is proposed. The relationships between input data such as the investment phases, grant amounts, date received, property age and

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Over the last years EU energy policy has strongly focused on the development of renewable energy,target. But is the EU currently on track target With this article, FEEM energy analysts Manfred Hafner and Simone

Mathematical Modeling of Real-Time Scheduling for Microgrid Considering Uncertainties ofRenewable Energy Sources
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Abstract This paper deals with the real-time scheduling of a microgrid considering uncertainties of renewable energy sources (RESs). A two-step mathematical model based on real-time scheduling and demand responses (DRs) is proposed. DR programs, time of Risk, which deals with the consequences of failures along with its likelihood, plays an important role in sectors such as chemical and process plants, power plants, nuclear facilities, and aerospace which can impose potential hazards. Risk analysis is essential

Transitions to Renewable Energy in Industrializing Countries.
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Abstract A key challenge for future climate change mitigation efforts will be to ensure that industrializing countries make a successful transition from a fossil-heavy energy system to a more sustainable one, where renewable energy sources are predominant. Yet, great

Renewable energy in the food, energy, water Nexus of the Bahamas
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Abstract As the global population increases, so does global demand for energy, water and food expand. Meeting this continual spike of demand presents a tremendous challenge to Small Island States, given competing needs for limited resources amid heightened climate

STUDY ON WORLDWIDE RENEWABLE ENERGY EXPLOITATION
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Abstract: This paper presents in an original manner, gradually, the current market issues and factors that determine electricity use and large scale integration of renewable energy sources. We carried out a systematic bibliographical study on the current state of the

Renewable Energy Sources Using Quasi-Z-Source Inverter With Distribution Level Power-Quality Improvement
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Abstract: Quasi-Z-source inverters (QZSI) acquire all the advantages of traditional Z source inverter. The impedance network couples the source and the inverter to achieve voltage boost and inversion in a single stage. By using this new topology, the inverter draws a

Energy Consumption Scheduling in a Smart Grid Including Renewable Energy
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Abstract:Smart grids propose new solutions for electricity consumers as a means to help them use energy in an efficient way. In this paper, we consider the demand-side management issue that exists for a group of consumers (houses) that are equipped with

Assessment of Renewable Energy Resources and the Impacts of Distributed Generation on Power Quality in a Distribution Network
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Abstract For many years, power systems were vertically operated; large power generation plants produced all of the electrical power. This kind of generation is often related to adequate geographical placement such as water sources, coal sources etc. The power is

Energy Justice in Maryland's Residential and Renewable Energy Sectors
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The first phase of the project, in late 2012 and early 2013 began with consulting various stakeholders and the formation of an Advisory Board, a process in which Stuart Clarke, Executive Director of the Town Creek Foundation, played a central role. The consultations

Influence of Biomass Sources in Promotion of Renewable Energy
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Abstract: The world especially the developing countries are facing an increasing power crunch. The conventional energy resources are fast depleting and there is an urgent need to find out new avenues of energy to cater to this increasing demand. It is here the energy

Multi-Criteria Decision Support Methods for Renewable Energy Systems on Islands
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Abstract:Islands often are confronted with severe energy challenges especially those far from the main land which operate as isolated energy systems. In those cases electricity, the queen of the energy vectors shall be obtained from diversified sources to alleviate the

An approach for evaluating the impact of an intermittent renewable energy source on transmission expansion planning
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Abstract: We propose a new robust optimization approach to evaluate the impact of an intermittent renewable energy source on transmission expansion planning (TEP). The objective function of TEP is composed of the investment cost of the transmission line and

Potential And Challenges Of Romania'S Renewable Energy Market Towards Europa 2020 Horizon
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Abstract: This paper intends to offer a short analysis on the progress of Romania regarding renewable energy, by correlating the on-field situation with the National Renewable Energy Action Plan, in order to create an overview on how the objectives for Europa 2020 horizon

Welfare E ects of Dynamic Retail Pricing In The Presence of Carbon Taxation, VariableRenewable Energy Supply and Planning Reserve Margin Constraints
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Abstract This work analyzes the potential increase in net social benefits from real-time retail pricing (RTP) in a electricity market characterized by carbon price induced variable renewable energy supply and by reliability requirements regarding firm energy supply.

R-SGEMS: A Novel Green Energy Management System for Renewable Energy Utility
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Abstract Renewable energy has received universal acceptance as the energy of the future. Review of literature highlighted several research efforts geared towards the optimization of the availability and usage of this energy alternative. However, literature has failed to

Uncertainty of biomass contributions from agriculture and forestry to renewable energyresources under climate change
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Abstract In the future, Germany's land-use policies and the impacts of climate change on yields will affect the amount of biomass available for energy production. We used recent published data on biomass potentials in the federal states of Germany to assess the

Lighting In Rural India: An Explorative Study On Revenue Model Types And Components Employed By Indian Renewable Energy Companies
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Executive Summary Although researchers have acknowledged the issue of commercial viability previously, it is only recently that they have laid emphasis on addressing the relative importance of commercial viability to catalyze the dissemination of decentralized

Towards Developing Green Housing Solutions: Case Integrating Renewable EnergySolutions to Housing in Lagos, Nigeria
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Construction sector is booming in Nigeria and particularly in big cities, like Lagos. In fact, Lagos is one of the fastest growing cities in the world with a population of around 20 million and an estimated growth rate of 8 per cent per year, and there is a huge shortage of

Efficient utilization of renewable and non-renewable Bio-resource inputs energy-use in pearl millet production among small-scale farmers in Niger State,
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Abstract:The research conducts an in-depth investigation on efficient utilization of renewable and non-renewable energy in pearl millet production among small scale farmers in Niger state, Nigeria and potentials of energy savings. The study employed multi-stage

Integration of Renewable Energy in Refrigerated Warehouses
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ABSTRACT Refrigerated warehouses are large energy consumers and account for a significant portion of the global energy demand. Nevertheless the opportunity for integration of renewable resources in the energy supply of large cold storage facilities is very often

Prospects for Renewable Energy Education (REE) in elevating youth energy and environmental awareness in Jordan.
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ABSTRACT Renewable Energy Education (REE) is an evolving public education approach that ultimately aims to elevate public awareness and cultivate their support toward renewable energy (RE) development. Young citizens are the pacesetters of RE

Numerical Simulation of Environmental Flow over Buildings for Renewable EnergyApplication
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ABSTRACT For the increasing concerns of influence on environment by fossil-electricity generation, application of renewable energy becomes one of the most focused issues in society. Based on the limitation on urban environment, wind turbines, which can be

Understanding How Generation Flexibility and Renewable Energy Affect Power Market Competition
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Abstract We study supply function competition among conventional power generators with different levels of flexibility. Inflexible generators commit production before uncertainties are realized, while flexible generators can adjust their production after uncertainties are

MULTICRITERIA ANALYSIS FOR SOURCES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY USING DATA FROM REMOTE SENSING.
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ABSTRACT: Renewable energy sources are major components of the strategy to reduce harmful emissions and to replace depleting fossil energy resources. Data from remote sensing can provide information for multicriteria analysis for sources of renewable energy.

RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR DRYING GRAIN
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Summary: The development of agriculture is a political and economic goal consistently followed by all the countries of the world, one of the reasons being the strong population growth. The products obtained on the agricultural holdings solve the food problem, the

Integrated electrofuels and renewable energy systems
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It is necessary to rethink the production cycle of needed gaseous or liquid hydrocarbons for some modes of transport while at the same time creating flexibility that will enable an extensive penetration of fluctuating sources into the electric grid. The aim of electrofuels, is

Application of industrial wastes in renewable energy production
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Abstract. This research focuses on the industrial waste application as raw materials to create composite material and its characterisation for their possible application in anaerobic digestion. As the limitation of effective biogas digestion process is associated with

Perspectives of Renewable Energy in the Danube Region
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Diversity and commonality exist simultaneously in the Danube Region. Along its path from the Black Forest into the Black Sea, the Danube shapes the geography of southeastern Europe with an outstanding diversity of landscapes. Similarly, throughout the Danube

Determinants of Policy Risks of Renewable Energy Investments
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ABSTRACT Policy or regulatory risks represent one of the major barriers for renewable energy investments, especially against the background of several retrospective reductions of support schemes in Europe. In this paper, we aim to contribute to the literature by offering

Navigating the Jungle: Private Nuisance and Renewable Energy Projects
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Shane Rayman and Janet Lunau* The expansion of wind and solar energy projects in Canada has created changes in the use of land that at times adversely affect neighbouring properties. Property owners located close to such projects may harbour concerns about

Enhancement of Power Quality in Renewable Energy System by Using Multilevel Inverter
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Abstract: In this paper we proposed better solution for designing five-level inverter by injecting small amount of real power from the renewable power source into the grid to consistently reduce the switching power loss, the harmonic distortion in it, and EMI in

Influence Of Renewable Energy Sources On Climate Change Mitigation In Serbia
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Global discussion on climate change and strengthening environmental protection has been launched, especially in the last three decades. As climate change is a result of greenhouse gas emissions, different mechanisms were introduced in order to reduce this impact,

Karnataka State Women's University to be an energy-surplus campus by harnessingrenewable energies
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Assurance of quality energy is the most important input for development. Though India is the fifth largest producer of electricity globally, it remains a power-deficit state. It is poorly endowed with traditional fuel resources such as hydrocarbons, but blessed reasonably

A customizable energy monitoring system for renewable energy systems
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Abstract: The installation of renewable energy systems is on the increase, as many seek to avoid the sharp rise in the cost of electrical energy as supplied by ESKOM in South Africa. Other reasons for the increase in installations of renewable energy systems include the

Gone with the wind An empirical analysis of the renewable energy rent transfer
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Abstract Subsidies to renewable energy are costly and contentious. But what is their impact on the electricity prices We estimate the reduction in prices that follows from the subsidized entry of wind power in the Nordic electricity market. A relatively small-scale entry of

Energy Audit and Renewable Energy System Modelling
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Abstract: This paper deals with managing lighting load and optimal cost analysis of Hybrid Renewable Energy System (HRES) in Karpagam University (KU) Middle block, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, India. It is an intensive attempt in achieving improved energy

Renewable Energy Cooperatives: A Review of Demonstrated Impacts and Limitations
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Energy sectors of most industrialized countries are marked by a long history of state-owned and highly centralized energy generation (mostly from fossil-based sources) and distribution. With the introduction of neoliberal policies in the early 1990s, many national

How Do External Costs Affect Pay-As-Bid Renewable Energy Connection Auctions
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Abstract: Renewable energy deployment costs comprise both internal generation costs and external locationrelated infrastructure, environmental and social costs. To minimise generation costs, competitive connection contract auctions are becoming increasingly

Exploration into the Barriers and Obstacles Constraining Diffusion and Adoption ofRenewable Energy Solutions
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Abstract By 2020, intermittent renewable small scale energy sources (eg wind and solar energy) are expected to represent about 17% of the EU's total electricity consumptioni. However, a straight forward implementation of renewable energy options is not easy, due

IDA's Energy Vision 2050: A Smart Energy System strategy for 100% renewable Denmark
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IDA's Energy Vision 2050 provides a Smart Energy System strategy for a 100% renewable Denmark in 2050. The vision presented should not be regarded as the only option in 2050 but as one scenario out of several possibilities. With this vision the Danish Society of

Storage of Intermittent Renewable Energy
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Abstract Proton exchange membrane fuel cells have increasingly been cited for their potential role in the storage of renewable energy. This paper demonstrates how renewable energy is an essential aspect of future sustainable development and how the storage of

A New Seven-Level Inverter with Fuzzy Controller for Renewable Energy Sources
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Abstract: Solar energy is becoming more important since it produces less pollution and the cost of fossil fuel energy is rising, while the cost of solar arrays is decreasing. The proposed solar power generation system generates a sinusoidal output current that is in phase with

Review on Water Desalination using Renewable Solar Energy
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Abstract The availability of drinking water is the very important for all. Plenty of water sources are available on the earth but only 1% of the Earth's water is in a fresh, liquid state, and nearly all of this is polluted by both pathogens and toxic chemicals. Though there are

Powering Progress: The Potential of Renewable Energy
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Abstract One of the most critical issues for economic growth and stability in Somalia is affordable access to electricity. This report describes the evolving landscape of energy in the country and outlines the burden of limited electricity services and extremely high tariffs on

Hybrid Renewable Energy Sources Based Active Power Filter with Predictive Fuzzy Controller to Improve Power Quality
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Abstract: Design of a fuzzy logic controller by using voltage as feedback for significantly improving the dynamic performance of proposed APF module. Utility distribution networks, sensitive industrial loads and critical commercial operations suffer from various types of

RURAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH THE OPTIMIZATION OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGYPOTENTIAL
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Abstract The development strategy of the European Union until the year 2020, Europe 2020, militates for an intelligent economy, sustainable and favorable to inclusion. Following these principles,targets and action plans at a national level.

Optimization of energy consumption and cost effectiveness of modular buildings by usingrenewable energy sources.
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Problems of the temporary structures are generally dealt with by the use of modular buildings. These actually meet the terms of low costs, as appose to the terms of convenience of use, or energy efficiency in operation. Using the latest technologies in the production of

Integration of Renewable Distributed Energy Resources into Microgrids
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Although the existing traditional power grid can maintain an instantaneous balance between supply and demand, it is constantly facing many problems. During the past decades, conventional generation such as diesel and coal has been meeting the problem of energy

Interconnection of Wind–Solar hybrid Renewable Energy source to the 3 phase-3 wire distribution system along with power quality improvements at the grid
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Abstract-Scarcity of power has been one of the nightmare issues for mankind in the modern age. Renewable Energy Sources (RES) working parallel with conventional power plants are playing a lead role in narrowing the difference between supply and demand. Among all

Principles Creation Integrated On-Line Access System for Free Standing Renewable EnergyTechnology (RET)
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1. Introduction At the beginning of XXI century global energy development vector has turned around towards enhanced application of free standing technology driven by renewable energy sources solar radiation, air and water, ebb and flow, mechanical flactuations and

POSSIBILITIES OF INCREASING RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCES IN CROATIA–WOOD PELLET
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Known fact: Energy from renewable sources globally presents very important issue! the potential role of wood-pellet in a sustainable biofuel systems presents an important issue. Wood-pellet is a renewable fuel with no carbon dioxide emissions contributing to global

of host publication: Energy Storage For Smart Grids-Planning and Operation for Renewableand Variable Energy
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Classification of independent components of EEG into multiple artifact classes In this study, we aim to automatically identify multiple artifact types in EEG. We used multinomial regression to classify independent components of EEG data, selecting from 65 spatial,

Analysis of the electricity demand of Greece for optimal planning of a large-scale hybridrenewable energy system
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1. Abstract The Greek electricity system is examined for the period 2002-2014. The demand load data are analysed at various time scales (hourly, daily, seasonal and annual) and they are related to the mean daily temperature and the gross domestic product (GDP) of

Designing an Analytical Tool for Temperature Forecast from the Solar Renewable EnergyComputation
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Abstract: Being able to accurately predict temperature from the solar power hitting the photovoltaic panels is a key to estimate the various parameters which helps in temperature prediction. The solar power coming to our planet is predictable, but the energy produced

Renewable Energy for Rural Electrification in Thailand: A Case Study of Solar PV Rooftop Project
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Abstract:Rural electrification (RE) is still remained to be a challenge for Thailand due to its sparse electricity demand in the remote areas. Expansion of the electricity transmission and distribution service to such area is difficult and uneconomic. The use of renewable energy

A REVIEW ON THE VARIOUS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF RENEWABLE ENERGYTECHNOLOGIES
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Usually all the energy sources have some impact on our environment. Usage of fossil fuels results in serious greenhouse effect and environmental pollution, which have a great influence in the world. Hence it is important to understand the environmental impacts

SPACE VECTOR PULSE WIDTH MODULATION SCHEME FOR INTERFACING POWER TO THE GRID THROUGH RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
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Abstract-This Paper presents the development of a control design that is required for inverters that are tied to Grid, which will take the power from renewable energy sources (RES). Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation (SVPWM) and Hysteresis Current Control (

Selecting the Best Mix of Renewable and Conventional Energy Sources for Asian Communities
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The ERIA Working Group on 'Feasibility Study on the Best Mix of Renewable and Conventional Energy Sources Sustainable for Various Asian Communities' has conducted a two-year project (2013–2015) to establish guidelines on energy systems

California Strengthens Renewable Energy And Energy Efficiency Goals
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On September 11, 2015, the California State Legislature approved the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (SB 350) which aims to increase the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) to 50 percent by 2030 from the present goal of 33 percent by

Testimony on the Environmental Impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard John M. DeCicco, Ph. D. Research Professor University of Michigan Energy Institute
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The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) was first established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which amended the Clean Air Act to require that 7.5 billion gallons of renewable ethanol be blended into the nation's gasoline supply by 2012. The RFS was expanded by the Energy

New York Set To Revive Renewable Energy Industry
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The Reforming the Energy Vision(REV) initiative seeks a fundamental restructuring of New York's centralized utility model in response to technology advancements and customer trends that favor decentralized power generation. The 2015 New York State Energy Plan

The Implementation of Renewable Energy Policy In Provincial Development of Thailand: Case Study Suphanburi Province
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ABSTRACT The rapid growth of energy demand results in all countries being faced with pressure on energy access and energy security. In Thailand, the need to achieve renewable targets is not only creating energy security, but also causing provincial

In Search of the Ideal Energy Mix for Indonesia: Renewable Energy and Energy Security
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Abstract The significance of renewable energy and energy security to Indonesia's agenda on energy security and its sustainability is the main focus of this paper. Specifically, it studied the current status of both issues and discoursed the opportunities and challenges in the

Renewable Energy Strategies: Where European Union Headed
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Abstract The states from European Union must take advantage from renewable energy sources in order to revive the economy. Climate change creates new jobs and could reduce

Stirling Engine Technology: A Technical Approach to Balance the Use of Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Sources
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Abstract The flexible fuel Stirling engine technology lost its place in the market more than 100 years ago due to the more compact invention of the Otto and Diesel engines. Though the Otto and Diesel engine are non-flexible fuel engines, but their smaller nature or

Renewable Energy Policy, Economic Growth and Employment in EU Countries: Gain without Pain
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Abstract Given the intensifying debates whether governments should use industrial policies to promote particular renewable energy technologies, the main objective of this study is to investigate the long-run effects of renewable energy support policies on economic growth

Renewable Energy Resources in Nigeria: Sources, Problems and Prospects
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Abstract:As a result of the danger posed to the environment by fossil fuels, the world is shifting towards low carbon energy to be powered by new energy sources. Nigeria is endowed with abundance of renewable energy (RE) resources. Being rich in energy

Renewable Energy Primer
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The information and data provided in this Briefing Material has been obtained or prepared from sources that are believed to reliable and accurate but has not necessarily been independently verified. Solas Energy Consulting Inc. makes no representations or

Sagacious Energy and Power Management System (IEPMS) for Renewable Imperativeness Resources
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Abstract: This paper portrays the Intelligent Energy and Power Management System (IEPMS) to oversee power dispersion and force utilization in home territory. The considered element task of needs for all the supporter is depict all through this paper. Cutting of

Mitigating Climate Change via Non-Conventional Renewable Energy: Case of Sri Lanka
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Abstract:In 1995 Sri Lanka produced 95% of the grid electrical energy needs from conventional hydro power plants. But today Sri Lanka's electricity generation sector is largely dominated by fossil fuel sources. Though the Sri Lanka's current carbon foot print

ALLOCATION AND LOAD-SHEDDING POLICIES BASED ON MARKOV DECISION PROCESSES FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION AND STORAGE
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ABSTRACT In modern power systems, renewable energy has become an increasingly popular form of energy generation as a result of all the rules and regulations that are being implemented towards achieving clean energy worldwide. However, clean energy can

Utilizing Methane Generated in Anaerobic Leachate Treatment as Renewable Energy
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Abstract:Methane is a main source of energy. On the other hand, it is a major greenhouse gas. This study aims to investigate generation of methane as energy source from municipal solid waste leachate anaerobic treatment through an up flow anaerobic sludge blanket

Major Projects in the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Market
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ABSTRACT This report describes the operation and current status of the Massachusetts renewable energy market and attempts to analyze three major projects that will have a distinct impact on the market. Cape Wind, the Maine Green Line and the Northeast Energy

Aspect regarding the use of renewable energy into vegetable farms of agritouristic pensions
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Lca of Electrical Vehicle Fleet with Locally Generated and Stored Renewable Energy
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Market-Based Mechanisms to Promote Renewable Energy in Asia
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Abstract: Market-based instruments such as Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) are increasingly favoured as an alternative to command-and-control legislation to increase the uptake of renewable energy. Focusing on the renewable energy industry and policy

Drivers for the Transition to Renewable Energy in Developing Countries
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Renewable Energy Policies and the Solar Home System in Cambodia
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Abstract: Only about one-third of households in Cambodia have access to commercial energy. Full rural electrification remains far from being achieved, and energy services are mainly delivered through fuel-based engines or generators to produce electricity that can

Situational analysis of EU renewable energy legislation
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Abstract In October 2014, the EU Heads of State and Government agreed to increase the EU'target to-40% by 2030. They also agreed to an EU level target of 27% and 27% energy savings by the same date. Over

Reliability Constrained Energy and Reserve Scheduling of Microgrids Including High Penetration of Renewable Resources
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Abstract Due to environmentally and economically advantages, high deployment of renewable energy sources (RES) such as wind or photovoltaic (PV) units in Microgrids (MG) has been increasing in recent decades. On the other hand, random and uncertain nature



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