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Accelerating the Transition to a 100% Renewable Energy Era

  • Tanay Sıdkı Uyar

Part of the Lecture Notes in Energy book series (LNEN, volume 74)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxv
  2. Elisa Asmelash, Gayathri Prakash, Ricardo Gorini, Dolf Gielen
    Pages 51-71
  3. Gustav Resch, Gerhard Totschnig, Demet Suna, Franziska Schöniger, Jasper Geipel, Lukas Liebmann
    Pages 99-111
  4. Eberhard Waffenschmidt, Majid Nayeripour, Silvan Rummeny, Christian Brosig
    Pages 131-154
  5. Rian van Staden, Filippo Boselli, Anna Leidreiter
    Pages 169-193
  6. Debra Sandor, David Keyser, Margaret Mann, Jill Engel-Cox, Samantha Reese, Kelsey Horowitz et al.
    Pages 195-206
  7. Stefan Gsänger, Timo Karl
    Pages 233-257
  8. Ayhan Atiz, Mehmet Karakilcik
    Pages 259-274
  9. Haris Ishaq, Ibrahim Dincer
    Pages 275-307
  10. Yagmur Nalbant, C. Ozgur Colpan
    Pages 355-373
  11. Hatice Karakilcik, Mehmet Karakilcik
    Pages 375-392
  12. Atakan Ongen, Emine Elmaslar Özbaş, Hüseyin Kurtuluş Ozcan, Serdar Aydın, Nazlıcan Karabağ
    Pages 393-409
  13. Halime Paksoy, Nurten Şahan, Burcu Koçak
    Pages 411-437

About this book


This book discusses renewable energy systems and applications, and demonstrates how an accelerated transition to 100% renewable energy can be achieved. It examines the systems from a thermodynamic perspective, focusing on the irreversible aspects of the current energy system and highlighting the solutions developed to date.

Presenting global research and developments, this book is intended for those working within the field of renewable energy research and policy who are interested in learning how they can contribute to the transition from fossil fuels to renewable resources.


Renewable Energy Environmental Impact Energy Storage and Systems Climate Change Mitigation Energy Economy

Editors and affiliations

  • Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
    • 1
  1. 1.Energy Section, Department of Mechanical EngineeringMarmara UniversityIstanbulTurkey

About the editors

Professor Tanay Sidki Uyar received his PhD from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Yildiz Technical University in 1990. He worked as a senior research scientist for the TUBITAK Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, before becoming an Assistant Professor at Kocaeli University in 1994. He held a number of teaching and research positions, and is now a Professor of Renewable Energy at Marmara University.

Professor Uyar is a member of multiple different professional organisations. He is a founding member of the Turkish Wind Energy Association and of the Turkish section of the International Solar Energy Society. He is a Vice President for EUROSOLAR and for the World Wind Energy Association.

Professor Uyar has written over 100 papers, contributed chapters to 30 books, and edited numerous others.

Prof. Tanay Sidki Uyar

Çankırı/TURKEY, August 19, 1953

Robert Academy Istanbul Turkey 1967–1971

Boğaziçi University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Istanbul Turkey 1971–1976

Boğaziçi University Faculty of Engineering, Nuclear Engineering Department, Istanbul Turkey 1976–1980

PhD: Yıldız Technical University Mechanical Engineering Department, Istanbul Turkey 1990

Senior Research Scientist, TUBITAK Marmara Scientific and Industrial Research Institute of Energy Systems Research Department , Gebze Kocaeli Turkey December 1981-May 1992,September 1993-February 1994

Assistant Prof. Dr.  Kocaeli University, Faculty of Technical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, İzmit Kocaeli Turkey

Associate Prof. Dr. Marmara University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2000-

Prof., Marmara University Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul Turkey, Head Energy Section, 2009-

Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering,

CERL, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada, 2015-2016


Membership of Professional Organizations:


Vice President, WWEA (World Wind Energy Association)

Vice President, EUROSOLAR (European Association for Renewable Energies)

Vice President, WBA (World Bioenergy Association)

Member, Committee of Chairpersons, WCRE (World Council for Renewable Energy)

Ambassador, Global Campaign on 100 % Renewable Energy

President, EUROSOLAR Turkey (Renewable Energy Association of Turkey)

President, BİYODER (Bioenergy Association of Turkey)

Chairman, (BSNN) Black Sea NGO Network

President, KADOS (Kadikoyu Friends of Science, Culture and Art Association)

Coordinator, TÜRÇEP (Environmental NGOs Platform of Turkey)

Coordinator, TEP (Clean Energy Platform of Turkey)

Founding Member, TUREB   (Turkish Wind Energy Association)

Founding Member, GÜNDER (Solar Energy Society of Turkey)



Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Accelerating the Transition to a 100% Renewable Energy Era
  • Editors Tanay Sıdkı Uyar
  • Series Title Lecture Notes in Energy
  • Series Abbreviated Title Lect.Notes Energy
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-030-40737-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-40740-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-40738-4
  • Series ISSN 2195-1284
  • Series E-ISSN 2195-1292
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXXV, 555
  • Number of Illustrations 19 b/w illustrations, 249 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Renewable and Green Energy
    Energy Systems
    Energy Policy, Economics and Management
    Energy Storage
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