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Books in Energy and power

Elsevier’s Energy and Power Collection offers the latest innovations in the energy transition with a focus on content that supports and advances the reduction of CO2 emissions. The collection includes content on solar, wind, geothermal, nuclear, biofuels and bioenergy, hydrogen and fuel cells, and addresses topics such as energy storage, efficiency, management, economics, and policy, among others.

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Cyber-Physical Structures of Power Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Frede Blaabjerg + 3 more
  • English
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Cyber-Physical Structures of Power Applications looks at the necessary cyber-physical structures for the proper operation of power applications and the challenges and future trends of cyber-physical power applications. This reference considers the coordination and control of power applications necessary for successful implementation of communication networks, as well as the effects on power application physical components, cyber-infrastructures, and controllers. The book also previews challenges (e.g., vulnerability to cyber-attacks) and future trends of cyber structures in control strategies in both large and small power systems.

Accelerating the Transition to a Hydrogen Economy

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Tonni Agustiono Kurniawan + 1 more
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Accelerating the Transition to a Hydrogen Economy provides a road map in the global economy from carbon to hydrogen. Within the context of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, the book brings together global expertise from academia and industry to accelerate the science, innovation, and practice of the hydrogen economy to address energy challenges and advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.Divided into 5 parts, the book highlights the change of paradigm in the global economy from carbon to hydrogen, disseminating knowledge to readers about climate change and providing a critical overview of hydrogen generation and its utilization in various sectors. Each chapter provides a synopsis of the fundamental knowledge and recent developments to ensure readers of all experience levels and backgrounds benefit. Future perspectives and actionable next steps are presented alongside with case studies from different region of the world that provide a roadmap to decarbonisation and the energy transition.Written by an international list of experts from across the fields of academia, industry, and government, Accelerating the Transition to a Hydrogen Economy provides valuable perspectives for scientists, engineers, professionals, and policymakers from developing and developed economies on how to accelerate the transition to the hydrogen economy.

Energy Policy for the Global South

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Gagan Sharma + 1 more
  • English
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Energy Policy for the Global South addresses the significant need for resources tackling the considerable challenges in gaining access to sustainable, clean, and affordable energy for countries in the global south. It takes a multi-disciplinary, practical approach with perspectives from a diverse range of countries across both research and industry, to provide a practical guide to developing policy solutions in both middle- and low-income countries. This book covers a wide variety of policy for renewable and sustainable energy sources, including solar, hydro-, wind, geothermal, marine, and hydrogen energy, evaluating the merits of policies based on both source and relevant geographic, economic, and political contexts. It includes demonstrations of economic analysis for strategies including demand-side management, energy storage, and capacity-building. A wide selection of reliable data is provided to evidence recommended policy approaches and support the reader in developing policy frameworks of their own. Taking into account the technological, economic, and regulatory challenges of the global south and issues of energy access, security, and justice, ‘Energy Policy for the Global South’ is a practical primer on designing sustainable energy policy in these regions, for policymakers, researchers, and industry professionals.

Energy from Plasma

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Duc Ba Nguyen + 4 more
  • English
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Energy from Plasma: Production and Storage presents fundamental plasma as a pathway for energy generation and storage. The book covers emerging plasma applications for storing applications and introduces promises and challenges in the use of plasma to energy. Broken into five parts, this book starts with fundamentals before discussion plasma for fuel production. Part three addresses plasma for energy efficiency and environmental protection, and part four explores fusion plasma. Finally, part five discusses plasma for energy conversion and storage. Written for academic researchers and professional engineers/scientists working in the field of plasma technology, energy, environmental science, and materials science, Energy from Plasma: Production and Storage is sure to be a welcomed resource.

Engineering Energy Storage

  • 2nd Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • English
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Engineering Energy Storage, Second Edition, explains the engineering concepts of different energy technologies in a coherent manner, assessing underlying numerical material to evaluate energy, power, volume, weight, and cost of new and existing energy storage systems. Offering numerical examples and problems with solutions, this fundamental reference on engineering principles gives guidance on energy storage devices, setting up energy system plans for smart grids, engineering single technologies and comparing them, understanding the reasoning for losses in efficiency, and much more. This new edition advances the description of energy revolutions, with the premise that we are now in the most invasive and comprehensive energy revolution since the first industrial revolution. There is increased focus on the specifics of energy and power, as well as charging times for energy storage solutions compared to traditional means. The chapter on batteries is extensively expanded and now considers the carbon footprint of battery production and battery production processes. All technology costs are updated, and mineral limitations for the technologies are also discussed. More information regarding use scenarios for different energy storage solutions is included, and the exercises and worked problems are renewed and augmented, giving the reader a deeper understanding of the engineering aspects of energy storage. Designed for those in traditional fields of science as well as professional engineers in applied industries, this book is an ideal resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students, engineers, R&D, and industrial personnel working with energy storage systems or looking to extend their competencies into new areas.

Thermochemical Conversion of Biofuels from Biomass Feedstock and Solid Waste

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Nan Zhou
  • English
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Thermochemical Conversion of Biofuels from Biomass Feedstock and Solid Waste: Production and Pollutant Control will offer a comprehensive summary of the state of the art in biofuel production with a special focus on pollutants control, which is both necessary and beneficial to the target audience and the development of this research field. Biofuel is currently a major trend due to the existing environmental crises as well as global energy challenges. Developing renewable and sustainable fuels from biomass and solid wastes and minimizing the formation of pollutants during the conversion process are currently of a great deal of academic and indusial importance and draws widespread attention. Novel processes, reactions, and catalysts are being rapidly developed, information gathering and integration of which would be beneficial to the audience to stay up to date. In addition, studies on the formation and transformation of pollutants such as heavy metals, chlorine, and Sulphur species during the process are usually conducted by researchers in the discipline of environmental engineering and are less known to bioenergy researchers. In this regard, this book will serve as a bridge between relevant disciplines and present a comprehensive picture of the whole research field.

Green Financial Derivatives

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
  • Qian Xu + 1 more
  • English
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Green Financial Derivatives: Option-Based Solutions Promoting Behaviour-Driven Household Energy Efficiency provides a timely guide to the role of market-based interventions on mitigating household energy demand. This book provides clarity on the fundamental principles of the financial markets, energy markets, and regulatory and policy landscapes, to ensure every reader can identify challenges and opportunities in the area. It outlines the critical role that behavior-centred interventions play in the demand-supply challenges of renewable energy integration, and how these intersect with popular technological solutions. As well as breaking down general principles of option-based green financial derivatives it demonstrates close analysis and evaluation of the Household Energy-Saving Option (HESO) and the market-equilibrium pricing method. With a wealth of case studies, tools, and best practices, ‘Green Financial Derivatives’ will support academics, students, and policymakers in designing, implementing, and evaluating market-based options for advancing demand stability and renewable energy sources.

Grid-Integration of Power Converters and AC/DC Microgrids

  • 1st Edition
  • January 1, 2025
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Grid-Integration of Power Converters and AC/DC Microgrids: Modeling, Simulation, and Validation is a guidebook to the effective design, simulation, and control of converters for microgrid systems in the dynamic environment of energy transition. Building steadily from essential concepts to advanced applications, this book leads readers through three key components. First, Part I introduces a critical modeling program, the Electrical Transient Analyzer Program (ETAP). Part II breaks down the essential strategies for converter modeling and control, and Part III combines these theoretical and practical aspects into a range of real-world scenarios.Taking a holistic approach that will appeal to any level of experience, Grid-Integration of Power Converters and AC/DC Microgrids empowers readers to grasp fundamental concepts, utilize modern modeling software, and apply skills to build the energy networks of the future.

Copper Oxides and Related Materials

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Suresh Sagadevan + 2 more
  • English
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Copper Oxides and Related Materials: Properties, Synthesis, and Applications provides a thorough description of the physical, structural, electrophysical, chemical, electronic, and biological properties of copper oxides in one convenient volume. The book focuses on human and environmental aspects, paying particular attention to health, environmental remediation, electronic applications, energy storage, and solar energy conversion.Copper oxides are widely used in many applications such as antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anticancer treatments; as biocide agents against phytopathogens or hospital-acquired diseases; and, they are also a standard material used for superconductivity. This volume thoroughly explores the most exciting and relevant applications of copper oxides, a class of material with a sometimes bewilderingly wide array of potential uses.

Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies Beyond Li-ion Batteries

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Guanjie He
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Electrochemical Energy Storage Technologies Beyond Li-ion Batteries: Fundamentals, Materials, Devices focuses on an overview of the current research directions to enable the commercial translation of electrochemical energy storage technologies. The principles of energy storage mechanisms and device design considerations are introduced, along with advances in candidate materials and their path to commercialization and industrialization. Electrochemical energy storage technologies reviewed include rocking chair batteries, metal-air batteries, redox flow batteries, fuel cells, and supercapacitors.This book is suitable for materials scientists and chemists in academia and industry. It may also be of interest to physicists and energy scientists and practitioners.