Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies

Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies

Volume 1

1st Edition - August 31, 2021

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  • Editor: Mejdi Jeguirim
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323910934
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323919517

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Recent Advances in Renewable Energy Technologies is a comprehensive reference covering critical research, laboratory and industry developments on renewable energy technological, production, conversion, storage, and management, including solar energy systems (thermal and photovoltaic), wind energy, hydropower, geothermal energy, bioenergy and hydrogen production, and large-scale development of renewable energy technologies and their impact on the global economy and power capacity. Technological advancements include resources assessment and deployment, materials performance improvement, system optimization and sizing, instrumentation and control, modeling and simulation, regulations, and policies.Each modular chapter examines recent advances in specific renewable energy systems, providing theoretical and applied aspects of system optimization, control and management and supports them with global case studies demonstrating practical applications and economical and environmental aspects through life cycle analysis. The book is of interest to engineering graduates, researchers, professors and industry professionals involved in the renewable energy sector and advanced engineering courses dealing with renewable energy, sources, thermal and electrical energy production and sustainability.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the progress and research trends in solar, wind, biomass, and hydropower and geothermal energy production and conversion
  • Includes advanced techniques for the distribution, management, optimization, and storage of heat and energy using case studies


Engineering graduates, researchers, professors and industry professionals involved in the renewable energy sector. Advanced engineering courses dealing with renewable energy, sources, thermal and electrical energy production and sustainability

Table of Contents

  • 1. Solar cooling research and technologies
    Adel Juaidi, Ramez Abdallah, Afif Akel Hasan, Imad Ibrik, Tareq Salameh, and osama Ayadi
    2. Energy analysis of hybrid solar thermal plants (PV/T)
    Antonio Gagliano and Stefano Anel
    3. Technological and design solutions for enhancement of photovoltaic productibility
    Giuseppe Marco Tina, Cristina Ventura and Fausto Bontempo Scavo
    4. Hydrothermal processes applied to Biomass and organic wastewaters for sustainable energy
    Juan R. Portela, Belén García-Jarana, Jezabel Sánchez-Oneto, Nadjiba Benmakhlouf, Nawel Outili and Abdeslam Meniai
    5. Recent advances and technology trends of wind turbines
    Juliana de A. Yanaguizawa Lucena
    6. Energy under feet: utilization of shallow geothermal energy with GSHP
    Gaoyang Hou, Zhengguang Liu, Meng Zhao, Wei J iang and Diyi Chen
    7. Worldwide Research Trends on Hydropower
    Francisco Manzano-Agugliaro, Antonio Zapata-Sierra, Alfredo Alcayde and Esther Salmeron-Manzano
    8. Recent progresses in Thermochemical Heat Storage: materials and applications
    Simona Bennici
    9. Polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell
    Norazuwana Shaari
    10. Design and Implementation of a Power-Supervisory of a controlled Greenhouse in North of Tunisia
    Salwa BOUADILA, Rim BEN ALI and Abdelkader MAMI
    11. Pakistan energy situation, policy and issues
    Dr. Tauseef Aized Aized

Product details

  • No. of pages: 456
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: August 31, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323910934
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323919517

About the Editor

Mejdi Jeguirim

Dr. Mejdi Jeguirim is a Professor at the University of Haute Alsace, France, in the field of energy, process engineering, and kinetics modelling. He has co-authored more than 150 referred international journal papers in his research field and is a member of the editorial boards for the international journals Energy, Energies, Energy for Sustainable Development, Biofuels, and the International Journal of Green Energy. He is involved as a scientific expert for over 50 international scientific journals, as well as for several national and international research programs. Prof. Jeguirim received the French National Research Excellence Award for researchers with high level scientific activity for 2009-2012, 2013-2016, and 2017-2020. Recently, he entered the World’s Top 2% Scientists ranking established by Stanford University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, University of Alsace,France

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