World Renewable Energy Congress VI - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080438658, 9780080540511

World Renewable Energy Congress VI

1st Edition

Renewables: The Energy for the 21st Century

Editors: A. A. M. Sayigh
eBook ISBN: 9780080540511
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st July 2000
Page Count: 2914
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The World Renewable Energy Congress is a key event at the start of the 21st century.

It is a vital forum for researchers with an interest in helping renewables to reach their full potential. The effects of global warming and pollution are becoming more apparent for all to see - and the development of renewable solutions to these problems is increasingly important globally.

If you were unable to attend the conference, the proceedings will provide an invaluable comprehensive summary of the latest topics and papers.


For engineers, architects, technicians, students and researchers working with energy systems.

Table of Contents

Part headings, section headings and selected papers:

Part I. Plenary Papers. Intermediate technology programme and renewable energy (C. Underhill). Solar Energy Materials. Transparent shading devices with concentrating holograms and photovoltaics (H.F.O. Muller, A. Capelle). Geothermal Applications. Design and study of a geothermal district heating system at Hammam-Righa (Algeria) (O. Bellache et al.). Low Energy Architecture. Culture of helliotechnology (M. Singh).

Part II. Photovoltaic Technology. Understanding the factors that limit battery life in PV systems (D. Spiers). Solar Thermal Applications. Potential for using TES in pre-cooling of cherries in Turkey (S. Oztekin et al.). Wind Energy Generation. Small wind energy systems (F. Touzelet, P. Vezin). Biomass Conversion. Five key success factors for modern multi-feed-stock-biodiesel production plant (W. Korbitz).

Part III. Related Topics: Water Technology, Country Reports, Policy Issues. Critical issues and options for sustainable energy future (A. Kahrobaian). Solar Energy Materials/Poster Papers. Research on storing solar energy principle by the ZnS thin film (Li Baojun). Low Energy Architecture/Poster Papers. Thermal comfort requirements for hot-humid climate with special reference to Bahrain (S.A.R. Saeed). Photovoltaic Technology/Poster Papers. Performance of a stand-alone PV home lighting system (M.A.R. Sarkar, M. Obaidullah).

Part IV. Solar Thermal Applications/Poster Papers. Application of solar energy to obtain hydrogen and hydrog


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About the Editor

A. A. M. Sayigh

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Department of Engineering, University of Reading, UK

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