Elsevier Publishes Seven New Books on Renewable Energy

Books on renewable energy system design and on integration of renewable energy into the power grid featured atWorld Renewable Energy Congress in London, August 3-8

Waltham, MA, August 4, 2014

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of seven new books on renewable energy, including Renewable Energy Systems: A Smart Energy Systems Approach to the Choice and Modeling of 100% Renewable Solutions by Henrik Lund and Renewable Energy Integration: Practical Management of Variability, Uncertainty, and Flexibility in Power Grids by Lawrence Jones. All of the new books will be featured at this week's World Renewable Energy Congress in London, August 3-8.

Dr. Lund's Renewable Energy Systems provides a comprehensive methodology for comparing different energy systems' abilities to integrate fluctuating and intermittent renewable energy sources. In addition, it discusses the socio-political challenges of implementing the shift to renewables. Readers can also use the software tool EnergyPLAN as a supporting resource. Dr. Lund is the architect behind EnergyPLAN, which automates and simplifies the calculations supporting energy system analysis. He is a globally recognized renewable energy researcher, a professor in Energy Planning at Aalborg University in Denmark and Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal, Energy.

Renewable Energy Integration by industry thought-leader Dr. Lawrence Jones is the first book to lay out the key issues around the integration of renewables into power grids and markets. It covers the intricacies of operational and planning considerations to the supporting regulatory and policy frameworks. The book also provides global case studies that highlight the challenges of renewables integration and presents field-tested solutions. Dr. Jones is North America Vice President for Utility Innovations and Infrastructure Resilience at Alstom Grid Inc. and a member of Federal Smart Grid Advisory Committee of the United States Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The seven new books are:

The books are all available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals and more than 25,000 book titles.

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Notes for Editors
Review copies of the books are available to credentialed journalists upon request. Contact Michelle McMahon at m.mcmahon.1@elsevier.com or +1 781 663 2268.

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