New innovations are needed for the invention of more efficient, affordable, sustainable and renewable energy systems, as well as for the mitigation of climate change and global environmental issues. In response to a fast-growing interest in the realm of renewable energy, Renewable Energy Systems: Efficiency, Innovation and Sustainability identifies a need to synthesize relevant and up-to-date information in a single volume. This book describes a systems approach to renewable energy, including technological, political, economic, social and environmental viewpoints, as well as policies and benefits. This unique and concise text, encompassing all aspects of the field in a single source, focuses on truly promising innovative and affordable renewable energy systems.

Key Features:

  • Focuses on innovations in renewable energy systems that are affordable and sustainable
  • Collates the most relevant and up-to-date information on renewable energy systems, in a single and unique volume
  • Discusses lifecycle assessment, cost and availability of systems
  • Emphasizes bio-related topics
  • Provides a systems approach to the renewable energy technologies and discusses technological, political, economic, social, and environmental viewpoints as well as policies
  • chapter 1|13 pages

    Current Status of Renewable Energy Systems from Biomass

    Global Uses, Acceptance, and Sustainability

    chapter 6|13 pages

    Renewable Energy Production from Energy Crops

    Effect of Agronomic Practices, Policy, and Environmental and Economic Sustainability