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A 50 MW very large-scale photovoltaic power plant for Al-Kufra, Libya: energetic, economic and environmental impact analysis

Y. Aldali, D. Henderson and T. Muneer.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 7256 words.

Libya has a growing demand for electricity and presently generates almost all of its electrical energy using fossil-fuelled generation plant. An opportunity exists to use the naturally high...

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Achieving low carbon buildings using Code for Sustainable Homes in the UK

Rajat Gupta and Smita Chandiwala.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

September 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 6349 words.

This paper describes the methodological approach for development, application and analysis of findings from an interactive user-friendly Sustainability Appraisal Toolkit (SAT) developed to...

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Acid Deposition

Eve-Lyn S. Hinckley.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 9328 words.

Acid deposition is one of the major environmental problems of the modern world. This broad term refers to a mix of wet and dry material containing high amounts of primarily nitrogen (N) and...

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Acid Deposition

Eve-Lyn S. Hinckley.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 9328 words.

Acid deposition is one of the major environmental problems of the modern world. This broad term refers to a mix of wet and dry material containing high amounts of primarily nitrogen (N) and...

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Activated carbon fiber composites for ammonia, methane and hydrogen adsorption

L. L. Vasiliev, L. E. Kanonchik, A. G. Kulakov, D. A. Mishkinis, A. M. Safonova and N. K. Luneva.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 0 words.

Complex compound material (activated carbon fiber, saturated with salts, or metal hydrides) was developed as an efficient gas (ammonia, methane, hydrogen) adsorbent for new gas storage and...

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Advanced gas turbine system utilizing partial oxidation technology for ecologically clean power generation

V.M. Maslennikov and V.Ja. Shterenberg.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3382 words.

A number of options for power-generating unit repowering by installing topping gas turbine units, using the novel ‘partial oxidation’ technology on the basis of heavy duty and...

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Agricultural Practices and Environmental Impacts of Aztec and Pre-Aztec Central Mexico

Deborah L. Nichols.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Agriculture and Farming. 10580 words.

The Basin of Mexico is a key world region for understanding agricultural intensification and the development of ancient and historic cities and states. Archaeologists working in the region...

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Agrochemical Pollutants

Kathleen Bowmer.

in Environmental Science

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Environment; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Environmental Science. 9044 words.

Pesticides and fertilizers are widely used in agriculture. They are essential to the production of food and fiber for a growing world population, but they become pollutants when they damage...

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Algal biodiesel production from power plant exhaust and its potential to replace petrodiesel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

K. Hundt and B.V. Reddy.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3364 words.

The production of biofuels and other products from algae is a technology that is rapidly developing. This paper presents an overview of algae, its benefits over other biofuel sources and...

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Ammonia sorption on composites ‘CaCl<sub>2</sub> in inorganic host matrix’: isosteric chart and its performance

Vasily E. Sharonov, Janna V. Veselovskaya and Yury I. Aristov.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 0 words.

The isosteres of ammonia sorption on new composite sorbents ‘CaCl2/γ-Al2O3’ and ‘CaCl2/vermiculite’ were measured at T = 20–90°C and P = 0.08–9 bar. It was found that the modification of...

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