Solar Power Generation

Solar Power Generation

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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5.08mm | 130g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0128040041
  • 9780128040041
  • 2,118,832

Table of contents


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




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
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About Paul Breeze

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 has written a range of technical management reports covering all aspects of power generation, transmission, and distribution.
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