Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development in the Asia Pacific Region / Edition 1

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The conference concentrated on the development and practice of renewable energy technologies. There were papers and discussions on power electronics or wind power systems, using photovoltaic systems to reduce peak electricity loads, generation of electricity from wave energy, low emission technologies and fuel cell bus trials. The conference provided hopes for the future through the discussions on cities as sustainable ecosystems and renewable energy programs on a global scale.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735404540
  • Publisher: American Institute of Physics
  • Publication date: 10/23/2007
  • Series: AIP Conference Proceedings Series, #941
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 279
  • Product dimensions: 6.57 (w) x 9.38 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
Technological Implementation of Renewable Energy in Rural-Isolated Areas and Small-Medium Islands in Indonesia: Problem Mapping and Preliminary Surveys of Total People Participation in a Local Wind Pump Water Supply   A. Taufik     1
Renewable Energy: Addressing Environmental Issues in Bangladesh   A. Hossain   D. Marinova     9
Renewable Energy Technologies for Water Pumping: An Estimation of Unit Cost of CO[subscript 2] Emissions Mitigation   A. Kumar   T. C. Kandpal     14
The Master of Science in Environmental Architecture-An Appropriate Response to Reducing Greenhouse Gasses   G. Baverstock   I. Parker     20
Thermal Performance of Lightweight Solar Housing for Peri-urban Villages   D. Goodfield   M. Anda   R. Hammond   K. Mathew     25
Maintaining Productivity of Rural Area in Indonesia: A Perspective of Total Customers Involvement from Design to Maintenance of a Local Wind Pump (LWP) Application   B. Yudiantoro   A. Taufik     30
Acceleration of Rural Industrialization Using Renewable Energy Technology   K. Abdullah     40
Prospects of Renewable Energy for Meeting Growing Electricity Demand in Pakistan   M. A. Uqaili   K. Harijan   M. Memon     53
Utilisation of Used PalmOil as an Alternative Fuel in Thailand   W. Permchart   S. Tanatvanit     62
Global Warming or Terrorism-Which One Should We Be Most Concerned About?   M. Waite     69
Assessment of Wind Home System's Potential in Coastal Areas of Pakistan   M. Memon   K. Harijan   M. A. Uqaili     80
Renewable Energy Betrayed   K. Bartle     90
The Outlook for Crystalline Solar Photovoltaic Technology Over the Next Decade   D. Singh   P. Jennings     98
Energy Efficiency and Importance of Renewable Energy Sources in Latvia   I. Skapare   A. Kreslins     111
Renewable Energy Policy and Practice in Western Australia   C. Thomas   T. Harries     119
New Markets for Solar Photovoltaic Power Systems   C. Thomas   P. Jennings   D. Singh     142
A Case for Establishing a Nationally Based Program for Sustainable Energy and Water Use in the Built Environment: An Investigation into Establishing a Vibrant R, D, & D Collaborative Centre for Energy Efficient Lifestyles, Developmental Patterns, Building Technologies, and Building Design Strategies   G. Baverstock   D. Harries   P. Jennings   I. Parker     154
Centre for Education, Training, and Research in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CETREE) of Malaysia: Educating the Nation   K. Ibrahim   K. Rahim   A. Hilme     164
Sustainability Victoria's Solar Innovation Program   L. Crowley     175
The Dynamic Modeling of a Hybrid Wind Pump for Rural Water Supply: A Mathematical Model of Positive Linear System with Dynamic Inputs and Demand Criteria   A. Taufik     186
Modelling of Integrated Renewable Energy System   A. K. Akella   R. P. Saini   M. P. Sharma     194
The Local Wind Pump for Marginal Societies in Indonesia: A Perspective of Fault Tree Analysis   I. Gunawan   A. Taufik     211
Technologies for Safe Water Supply in Arsenic Affected Villages of Bangladesh Utilizing a Pedal Pump   W. K. Biswas   G. Leslie     218
The Working Characteristics of Photovoltaic Modules in Natural Environment   A. Q. Malik   M. F. B. Hj. Metali     228
Inkjet Printing for Thin-film Solar Cell Device Fabrication   E. J. Mitchell   T. Hoch   A. G. Aberle     235
Sri Lankan Case Study on Public/Private Participation in the Promotion of Wind Energy   R. Robinson   R. Thanthilage     242
Solar-powered Desalination: A Modelling and Experimental Study   J. Leblanc   J. Andrews      249
Limitations of Bio-hydrogen Production by Anaerobic Fermentation Process: An Overview   K. Y. Cheng   R. Cord-Ruwisch   G. Ho     264
Author Index     271
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