Energy for Rural and Island Communities Ii

Energy for Rural and Island Communities Ii

Proceedings of the Second International Conference, Held at Inverness, Scotland, 1-4 September 1981

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Editor: John Twidell
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190280

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Energy for Rural and Island Communities II is a collection of papers that covers various exploitable energy sources in rural areas. The materials of the book are organized according to the main topic they cover. The coverage of the text includes various energy sources such as wind, hydro, biofuels, and solar energy. The book also covers concerns in strategies and planning of energy management in various rural areas, along with the factors that needed to be considered, such as cost, implementation, distribution, and maintenance. The text will be of great use to individuals involved in projects that aim to develop and modernize rural areas.

Table of Contents

  • Topic A Future Strategy And Planning

    A1 Review of Renewable Energy Development and Use in Scotland

    A2 Initial Conclusions Regarding the Usage Of Renewable Energy Sources on Tresco, Isles Of Scilly

    A3 Second Law of Thermodynamics as a Planning Tool for Rural Development

    A4 The Potential and Need for Energy Co-Operatives

    A5 Energy Demand Analysis as a Planning Instrument in Limited Resources Areas : The Enza River Valley Case

    A6 The Aberfeldy Project

    A7 Energy and Planning in Limited Resources Areas: The Fontanabuona Case

    Topic B Topic - Wind Power

    Bl North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board Experience with 22 Kw Aerogenerator Energy for Island Ccmmunities - Small Wave Energy Systems Based On The Air. Diaphragm Principle

    B2 A Program to Integrate Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines Into the Orkney Distribution System

    B3 Danish Experience of Small Wind Powered Generators

    B4 A Small—Scale Wind Power Installation in Shetland

    B5 Wind Resource Evaluation In Ireland

    B6 A Small Vertical Axis Wind Turbine - Design and Experience

    B7 Commercial Experience with 10 Kw Rated Electricity Generating Windmills in Scotland

    B8 Electric Power Generation and Control Options for Wind Turbines

    B9 A Utility Wind Energy Program

    B10 Wind/Diesel Integration for Electricity Supply to Isolated Communities

    B11 Wind Energy System Design for Remote Applications

    B12 Microprocessor Instrumentation for Energy-Related Physical Measurements

    13 Estimating Wind Energy Potential Using Statistical Models

    Topic C Wave Power

    C1 The Clam Wave Energy Converter to Provide Electricity for Island and Coastal Communities

    C2 Wave Energy Studies at The U.K. National Engineering Laboratory

    Topic D Hydro and Tidal Flow

    D1 Small Scale Hydro Electric Power

    D2 The Development of a Range of Small Water Turbines

    D3 Micro Hydro in the Everest Region—A Measure Against Deforestation

    D4 The Hydro Heat Pump

    D5 Tidal Current Power Utilization Using Moored Turbines

    Topic E Biofuels

    E1 The Integration of Energy Production Into Tropical Agricultural Systems

    E2 The Use of Wood for Industrial and Domestic Energy in Rural Areas of Britain and the Transfer of Woodenergy Technology to Developing Countries

    E3 A Study of the Feasibility of Coppice for Energy as a Lowland Farm Enterprise

    E4 Biomass Potential in Thailand

    E5 Rural Energy Strategy - Alternative Applications in Rural Pakistan

    E6 Biogas - The State of the Art In The U.K.

    E7 Fuel Alcohol from Sweet Potatoes

    E8 Ethanol Production in Kenya - An Economic Perspective

    Topic F Solar Energy : Higher Latitudes

    F1 Experience with Domestic Solar Water Heating

    F2 A Low Energy Consumption House with Solar Powered Ducted Hot Air Space Heating and Water Heating

    F3 Active Solar Systems for Higher Latitudes

    F4 Simulations to Determine the Effect Of Irradiance and Demand Sequence Structure on the Solar Contribution of a Domestic Hot Water Heating System

    Topic G Solar Energy; Tropical

    G1 Field Test of a Solar-Powered Micro-Irricjation Pump in the Village of Basaisa, Egypt

    G2 On the Use of Solar Energy in Irrigation

    G3 Application of Small Scale Solar Crop Driers to Maize Drying in Kenya

    Topic H Photovoltaic

    Hi Residential Photovoltaic Applications in the United States

    H2 The World's Largest Photovoltaic Concentrator System - A Case Study

    H3 Solar Electric Systems for Domestic Housing the Australian Experience

    List of Participants

    Author - Paper Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 438
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483190280

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