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* Provides technical details on different renewable energy systems plus background information on climate change and related economics* Contains free CD-ROM, including simulation software and figures from the book* Ideal as a student text, including worked examplesBeginning with an overview of renewables (including biomass, hydroelectricity, geothermal, tidal, wind, and solar power) this book explores the fundamentals of various renewable energy systems. The main focus is on technologies with high development potential such as solar thermal systems, photovoltaics, and wind power.This text not only describes technological aspects but also deals consciously with problems of the energy industry. In this way, the topics are treated in a holistic manner, enabling readers to gain a broad understanding of renewable energy technology and its potential.
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Volker Quaschning (born 1969) is a German engineer and professor of renewable energy systems at the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Germany.
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