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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...

absorption cooler

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 124 words.

An air-source *heat pump (ASHP) that uses heat rather than electricity to drive it. In a water and lithium bromide cooler, for example, water at low pressure in an evaporator evaporates and...

absorptivity

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 5 words.

AC

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 5 words.

accelerator induced transmutation

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 6 words.

ach

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 7 words.

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 rain

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 80 words.

Rain containing high levels of sulphuric and nitric acid, caused by sulphur dioxide and nitric oxides, which are emitted in the combustion of ...

actinides

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 5 words.

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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AD

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 5 words.

Adams, Comfort Avery

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Science and Mathematics; Education. 1197 words.

Adams, Comfort Avery (01 November 1868–21 February 1958), engineering professor and consulting engineer, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Comfort Avery Adams and Katherine Emily...

adaptation

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 46 words.

The actions taken to reduce the adverse effects of *climate change. Examples of adaptation are raising coastal defences to reduce the risk of flooding from sea-level rise; selecting crops...

Adaptive façade design for the daylighting performance in an office building: the investigation of an opening design strategy with cellular automata

Jieun Kim.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

September 2015; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology. 3730 words.

Daylighting has an important role in sustainable architecture as it affects the energy consumption in a building. Especially for an office building, daylight helps not only to reduce the...

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adiabatic

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 76 words.

Relating to a process in which there is no heat transfer between the system and its surroundings. It is an idealization, but often a useful simplifying assumption to make when modelling a...

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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Advanced Organic Rankine Cycle for geothermal application

Markus Preißinger, Florian Heberle and Dieter Brüggemann.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

July 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology. 3173 words.

Exploitation of geothermal sources based on advanced Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) is studied with respect to energetic, plant-specific and economic aspects. Three natural and five synthetic...

aerofoil

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 3 words.

aerosols

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 4 words.

agriculture–energy nexus

Nick Jelley.

in A Dictionary of Energy Science

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology; Fossil Fuel Technologies; Energy Economics. 5 words.