Solar Power Generation

Paperback | June 22, 2016

byPaul Breeze

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Solar Power Generation is a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide providing an introduction to the leading renewable power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of solar photovoltaic and solar thermal generation systems, and demystifies the relevant solar energy technology functions in practice while also exploring economic and environmental risk factors. Engineers, managers, policymakers, and those involved in planning and delivering energy resources will find this reference a valuable guide to help establish a reliable power supply to address social and economic objectives. Focuses on the evolution and developments in solar energy generation Evaluates the economic and environmental viability of the systems with concise diagrams and accessible explanations Demystifies the relevant solar energy technology functions in practice Explores economic and environmental risk factors

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Solar Power Generation is a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide providing an introduction to the leading renewable power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of solar photovoltaic and solar thermal generation systems, and demystifies the relevant solar energy technology functions in practice while also exploring...

Paul Breeze is a journalist and freelance Science and Technology writer and consultant in the UK who has specialized in power generation technology for the past 30 years. In addition to writing Power Generation Technologies, Second Edition, he has contributed to journals and newspapers such as The Financial Times and The Economist and ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 22, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128040041

ISBN - 13:9780128040041

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Solar Energy Resource

2 Solar Sites and Land Resources

3 Solar Power generation technologies

4 Solar Thermal power generation

5 Gas turbine development

6 Advanced gas turbine cycles

Reheating

Intercooling

Recuperation

Mass injection

7 Combined Cycle power plants

8 Micro-Turbines

9 Emission Control for gas tower power plants

Nitrogen Oxide

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Dioxide

10 Cost of Gas Turbine-Based power generation