Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development
Esteban, María Dolores (editor)
López-Gutiérrez, José-Santos (editor)
Negro Valdecantos, Vicente (editor)
In the current scenario in which climate change dominates our lives and in which we all need to combat and drastically reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, renewable energies play key roles as present and future energy sources. Renewable energies vary across a wide range, and therefore, there are related studies for each type of energy. This Special Issue is composed of studies integrating the latest research innovations and knowledge focused on all types of renewable energy: onshore and offshore wind, photovoltaic, solar, biomass, geothermal, waves, tides, hydro, etc. Authors were invited submit review and research papers focused on energy resource estimation, all types of TRL converters, civil infrastructure, electrical connection, environmental studies, licensing and development of facilities, construction, operation and maintenance, mechanical and structural analysis, new materials for these facilities, etc. Analyses of a combination of several renewable energies as well as storage systems to progress the development of these sustainable energies were welcomed.
KeywordsRE prospects and challenges; RE regulations and policy; RE in Bangladesh; geothermal energy; induced seismicity; fault; Basel; poroelasticity; HEM; PV sizing; Load scheduling; Dijkstra Algorithm; BPSO; GA; optimization; wind farm; pumped storage; isolated systems; power plant efficiency; compact pigeon-inspired optimization; maximum short-term generation; swarm intelligence; hydroelectric power station; strategic planning; site selection process; offshore wind farms; geographic information systems; portfolio analysis; Greece; renewable energy; photovoltaic generation; battery storage; reliability evaluation; Monte Carlo Simulation; photovoltaics (PV); biomass; off-grid electrification; feasibility analysis; cost analysis; simple payback period; CO2 emissions; residential energy-related CO2 emissions; less developed regions; urban and rural regions; LMDI; Tapio decoupling; Jiangxi province; Hybrid energy system; wind power; photovoltaic; hosting capacity; distribution system; integrated system; floating buoy; offshore structure; wave energy converter; non-negative spring stiffness; renewable–growth hypothesis; renewable electricity; economic growth; renewable manufacturing; energy–growth nexus; inverters; converters; distributed generators; utility grid; hierarchical control; PHEV; NEDC; WLTP; energy consumption; NEV credit regulation; subsidy policy; frequency control; power system stability; variable renewable energy sources; wind power plants; photovoltaic power plants; wave energy converters; heaving point absorber; design and performance; spatial and temporal variation; emergy; emergetic ternary diagrams; sustainability; environmental loading; energy systems assessment; solar updraft tower; artificial neural network; principal component analysis; wave overtopping rate; photovoltaic spatial planning; photovoltaic carrying capacity; influence factors; optimization strategies; carrying capacity distribution; planning adjustment; renewable energy resources; grid integrated solar PV systems; sustainable power generation; maximum power point tracking; grid reliability and voltage source converter
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Publication date and placeBasel, Switzerland, 2021
Technology: general issues