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Energy Sustainability Through Green Energy

  • Atul Sharma
  • Sanjay Kumar Kar

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Solar Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Anil Kumar, Geetam Richhariya, Atul Sharma
      Pages 3-25
    3. M. A. Aravindh, A. Sreekumar
      Pages 27-46
    4. Atul Sharma, Kriti Srivastava, Sanjay Kumar Kar
      Pages 47-67
  3. Wind Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Sanjay Kumar Kar, Atul Sharma
      Pages 71-114
  4. Green Buildings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Ashish Shukla, Renu Singh, Poonam Shukla
      Pages 147-162
    3. Helia Taheri, Atul Sharma
      Pages 189-213
  5. Thermal Energy Storage

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. M. R. Anisur, M. A. Kibria, M. H. Mahfuz, R. Saidur, I. H. S. C. Metselaar
      Pages 245-263
  6. Bio-mass, Bio-fuels, Bio-gas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 265-265
    2. Manjari Shukla, Sanjay Singh, Sarfaraj Ahmad Siddiqui, A. Shukla
      Pages 267-285
    3. Renu Singh, Arti Bhatia, Monika Srivastava
      Pages 287-313
    4. Anil Kumar, Biswajit Mandal, Atul Sharma
      Pages 351-382

About this book


This book shares the latest developments and advances in materials and processes involved in the energy generation, transmission, distribution, and storage. Chapters are written by researchers in the energy and materials field.

Topics include, but are not limited to, energy from biomass, bio-gas and bio-fuels; solar, wind, geothermal, hydro power, wave energy; energy-transmission, distribution and storage; energy-efficient lighting buildings; energy sustainability; hydrogen and fuel cells; energy policy for new and renewable energy technologies and education for sustainable energy development.


Alternative Energy Sources Bio-fuels Climate Change Energy Sustainability Green Energy Renewable Energy

Editors and affiliations

  • Atul Sharma
    • 1
  • Sanjay Kumar Kar
    • 2
  1. 1.Mechanical EngineeringRajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum TechRae BareliIndia
  2. 2.Department of Management StudiesRajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum TechNoidaIndia

About the editors

Atul Sharma is Assistant Professor at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli, U.P., India. Dr. Sharma has 17 years of research and over 9 years of teaching experience. He has over 140 publications to his credit that include 46 patents that are valid only in ROC Taiwan. Prior to joining (July 2009) Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Dr. Sharma has been working at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kun Shan University, Tainan, Taiwan, R.O.C. and New & Renewable Energy Research Department, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejon, South Korea. He was awarded with Senior Research Fellowship and Junior Research Fellowship in the National Renewable Energy Fellowship Programme funded by Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources, New Delhi, Govt. of India. His areas of specialization are Solar Thermal Energy Storage Systems, Phase Change Materials (PCMs) Development and its Applications.

Sanjay Kumar Kar, Assistant Professor of the Department of Management Studies at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), NOIDA. Prior to joining RGIPT, Dr. Kar taught at the Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhi Nagar. As a visiting faculty, he had been associated with the Chonnal National University (South Korea), National Institute of Fashion Technology, India and other national level management institutes. He has more than 12 years of research and teaching experience. He regularly contributes articles to refereed journals and books. He has contributed numerous book chapters to several books published by reputed international publishers. To his credit, he has several case studies, research papers, book chapters, conference papers and presentations. His current research interests are in the area of retailing, distribution of petroleum and natural gas, energy policy and green energy.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Energy Sustainability Through Green Energy
  • Editors Atul Sharma
    Sanjay Kumar Kar
  • Series Title Green Energy and Technology
  • Series Abbreviated Title Green Energy,Technology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer India 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New Delhi
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-81-322-2336-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-81-322-2994-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-81-322-2337-5
  • Series ISSN 1865-3529
  • Series E-ISSN 1865-3537
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVI, 521
  • Number of Illustrations 50 b/w illustrations, 160 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Renewable and Green Energy
    Energy Policy, Economics and Management
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