Sustainable Energy Systems and Applications

  title={Sustainable Energy Systems and Applications},
  author={Ibrahim Dincer and Calin Zamfirescu},
Thermodynamic fundamentals.- Introductory aspects of energy.- Energy conservation.- Fundamental concepts for sustainable process design.- Thermodynamic cycles.- Thermal and chemical devices.- Fossil fuels vs clean fuels.- Direct energy conversion.- System analysis through energy and exergy.- Renewable energy systems and applications.- Thermal energy storage systems and applications.- District energy systems.- Nuclear energy.- Hydrogen and fuel cell systems and applications.- Ammonia as a… Expand
Energy and exergy analyses of a solar-biomass integrated cycle for multigeneration
Abstract A biomass and solar integrated system for multigeneration of useful outputs, in which two renewable energy sources are combined to produce multiple outputs (e.g., power, cooling, hot water,Expand
The survey of key technologies in hydrogen energy storage
Abstract Hydrogen is believed to be an important energy storage vector to fully exploit the benefit of renewable and sustainable energy. There was a rapid development of hydrogen related technologiesExpand
Potential options to greenize energy systems
In this paper, we introduce a new thermodynamic concept of greenizing energy systems and propose a new greenization factor which is defined as the amount of environmental impact reduction by theExpand
A thermodynamic model for exergetic performance and optimization of a solar and biomass-fuelled multigeneration system
Integrated energy systems utilizing renewable sources are sustainable and environmentally substitutes for conventional fossil-fired energy systems. A new multigeneration plant with two inputs, suchExpand
Development and analysis of a new integrated solar-wind-geothermal energy system
A new integrated system, which combines three renewable energy sources and generates five different commodities as useful outputs, is proposed and analyzed energetically and exergetically. The mass,Expand
Thermodynamic analysis of a solar-based multi-generation system with hydrogen production
Abstract Thermodynamic analysis of a renewable-based multi-generation energy production system which produces a number of outputs, such as power, heating, cooling, hot water, hydrogen and oxygen isExpand
Development of a new solar and geothermal based combined system for hydrogen production
Abstract A new combined system, using solar and geothermal resources, for hydrogen production, along with power generation, cooling and heating, is proposed and analyzed for practical applications.Expand
Chapter 4 – Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Systems
In this chapter, hydrogen and fuel cell systems are introduced. Hydrogen is closely related to fuel cells because fuel cells are very efficient devices for power generation which when supplied withExpand
Renewable‐energy‐based multigeneration systems
SUMMARY This article develops the concept of renewable-energy-based multigeneration options for producing a number of outputs, such as power, heat, hot water, cooling, hydrogen, fresh water, andExpand
1.30 Future Energy Directions
In this chapter, future energy directions are studied in the light of smart energy systems. These smart systems are investigated and comparatively assessed to address major global energy-relatedExpand