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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...

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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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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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...

Ammonia sorption on composites ‘CaCl2 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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Ammonia–water absorption cycle: a prospective way to transport low-grade heat energy over long distance

P. Lin, R.Z. Wang, Z.Z. Xia and Q. Ma.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

June 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3897 words.

The ammonia–water absorption cycle could transfer thermal energy into chemical energy by the change in solution concentration, which low-grade heat released by industry-concentrated areas...

Analysing the effects of seasonal variation on occupancy in an electricity demand model

Amir Fazeli and Mark Gillott.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 4121 words.

As electricity networks are being transformed in order to enhance their flexibility and ability to adapt to low-carbon energy sources, there is more emphasis on demand-side management. The...

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Analysis of a micro-cogeneration system using hybrid solar/gas collectors

Jorge Facão and Armando C. Oliveira.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

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

The use of solar thermal collectors for electricity production is a way to contribute to the Portuguese objective of reaching 39% of electricity production from renewable energy sources by...

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Analysis of a plate heat pipe solar collector

Jorge Facão and Armando C. Oliveira.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

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

The thermal behaviour of a plate heat pipe solar collector was analysed numerically and experimentally. The numerical model is based on energy balance equations assuming a quasi-steady...

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Analysis of a solar assisted micro-cogeneration ORC system

Jorge Facão, Ana Palmero-Marrero and Armando C. Oliveira.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

October 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

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

In this work, three solar assisted thermodynamic cycles for a micro-cogeneration system with a power output of 5 kW are studied. The thermodynamic cycles are based on the Organic Rankine...

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Analysis of a solar-assisted ejector cooling system for air conditioning

Szabolcs Varga, Armando C. Oliveira and Bogdan Diaconu.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 2511 words.

Ejector refrigeration is one of the most promising technologies because of its relative simplicity and low initial cost. In this work, a theoretical study has been carried out to assess...

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Analysis of direct ground coupled absorber

S. Riffat, S. Wu, K. Eissa and C. Mertzios.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

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

This paper discusses a new approach in cooling the absorbent fluid in a vapour absorption refrigerator by directly passing the absorbent fluid through the ground loop. To cope with a...

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Analysis of energy and exergy efficiencies for hybrid PV/T systems

Anand S. Joshi, Ibrahim Dincer and Bale V. Reddy.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3598 words.

In this paper, we undertake a study to investigate the performance of hybrid photovoltaic thermal air collector systems through energy and exergy efficiencies and improvement potential...

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Analysis of energy utilization coefficient in heat, power and gas cogeneration system

Zhongyou Zhao, Yali Guo and Shengqiang Shen.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

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

This study presents the thermodynamic model of a heat, power and gas cogeneration system. The energy utilization coefficient μ, which is the ratio of the sum of gas calorific value and heat...

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Analysis of stakeholder roles and the challenges of solar energy utilization in Iran

Mohammad Dehghani Madvar, Mohammad Alhuyi Nazari, Jamal Tabe Arjmand, Alireza Aslani, Roghayeh Ghasempour and Mohammad Hossein Ahmadi.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

P ublished online October 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 6593 words.

Abstract

Growing energy demand, rising greenhouse gas emissions and the depletion of fossil fuels necessitates the development of renewable energy sources. In...

Analysis of Typical Meteorological Year for Seeb/Muscat, Oman

Y. H. Zurigat, N. M. Sawaqed, H. Al-Hinai and B. A. Jubran.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

October 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

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

In this study the Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) data for the Seeb/Muscat area of the Sultanate of Oman is presented and analyzed. The analysis shows that diurnal variations in dry-bulb...

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Analysis on the development prospect of natural gas utilization in Shenzhen

Jianhui Liu, Qiuxiong Chen, Xuemei Lang, Yanhong Wang and Shuanshi Fan.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

December 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 4399 words.

Shenzhen is a typical city of southern China. The current situation of natural gas utilization in Shenzhen is introduced. The experience of world energy consumption, especially the...

Applying GMDH artificial neural network in modeling CO2 emissions in four nordic countries

Mohammad Hossein Rezaei, Milad Sadeghzadeh, Mohammad Alhuyi Nazari, Mohammad Hossein Ahmadi and Fatemeh Razi Astaraei.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

P ublished online July 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 3175 words.

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CO2 emission depends on several parameters. Due to environmental issues, it is necessary to find influential factors on CO2 emission as one of the...

The area–point constructal entransy dissipation rate minimization for a discrete variable cross-section conducting path

Lingen Chen, Shuhuan Wei and Fengrui Sun.

in International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

March 2014; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Energy Technology; Environmental Sustainability. 5331 words.

According to the constructal area–point heat conduction model, the thermal current in the high-conductive path increases only at conjunction points. If the optimum number of the lower order...

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