Large-Scale Solar Power System Design (GreenSource Books): An Engineering Guide for Grid-Connected…

Hardcover | May 13, 2011

byPeter Gevorkian

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The Definitive Guide to Large-Scale, Grid-Connected Solar Power System Design and Construction

This GreenSource book provides comprehensive engineering design and construction guidelines for large-scale solar power system projects. Proven design methodologies are detailed installation diagrams are included in this practical resource.

Large-Scale Solar Power System Design offers complete coverage of solar power system technologies and components, planning, cost estimates, financing, project management, safety, and testing. This authoritative guide fully addresses the complex technical and management issues associated with large-scale, grid-connected solar power system implementations.

COVERAGE INCLUDES:

  • Solar power system technologies, including photovoltaic and thin-film solar cells
  • Solar power system physics
  • Photovoltaic power system feasibility study
  • Solar power system costing
  • Solar power system design
  • Large-scale solar power system construction
  • Concentrator photovoltaic systems
  • Solar power system project management
  • Smart-grid systems
  • Solar thermal power
  • Solar power financing and feed-in tariff programs

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The Definitive Guide to Large-Scale, Grid-Connected Solar Power System Design and ConstructionThis GreenSource book provides comprehensive engineering design and construction guidelines for large-scale solar power system projects. Proven design methodologies are detailed installation diagrams are included in this practical resource.Lar...

Peter Gevorkian is president of Vector Delta Design Group, Inc., an electrical engineering and solar power design consulting firm. He is the author of Sustainable Energy Systems in Architectural Design, Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering, and Solar Power in Building Design.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 9.2 × 7.7 × 1.7 inPublished:May 13, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071763279

ISBN - 13:9780071763271

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Disclaimer Note
Chapter 1. Solar Power System Technologies
Chapter 2. Solar Power System Physics and Effects of Ambient Parameter Variation
Chapter 3. Solar Photovoltaic Power System Components
Chapter 4. Photovoltaic Power System Feasibility Study
Chapter 5. Solar Power System Cost Analysis
Chapter 6. Solar Power System Design
Chapter 7. Large-Scale Solar Power System Construction
Chapter 8. Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems
Chapter 9. Solar Power System Project Management
Chapter 10. Smart-Grid Systems
Chapter 11. Solar Thermal Power
Chapter 12. Solar Power Rebate, Financing, and Feed-In Tariff Programs
Appendix A. Unit Conversion and Design Reference Tables
Appendix B. Energy Systems
Appendix C. Los Angeles City Fire Department Requirement
Appendix D. Photo Gallery
Appendix E. State-Wide Solar Initiative Programs
Appendix F. List of California Energy Commission Certified Solar Power Equipment
Index