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Electricity Production from Renewable Energies

Benoît Robyns, Ecole des Hautes Etudes d’Ingénieur, Lille, France Arnaud Davigny, Ecole des Hautes Etudes d’Ingénieur, Lille, France Bruno François, Ecole Centrale de Lille, France Antoine Henneton, Ecole des Hautes Etudes d’Ingénieur, Lille, France Jonathan Sprooten, Ecole des Hautes Etudes d’Ingénieur, Lille, France

ISBN: 9781848213906

Publication Date: February 2012   Hardback   336 pp.

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Energy and environmental issues have caused a marked increase in electricity production from renewable energy sources since the beginning of the 21st Century. The concept of sustainable development and concern for future generations challenge us every day to produce new technologies for energy production, and new patterns of use for these energies. Their rapid emergence can make the understanding and therefore the perception of these new technologies difficult. This book aims to contribute to a better understanding of the new electricity generation technologies by addressing a diverse audience. It presents the issues, sources and means of conversion into electricity using a general approach and develops scientific concepts to understand their main technical characteristics. Systems of electricity generation from renewable energy resources of small to medium powers are presented. The basic electrical concepts necessary for understanding the operating characteristics of these energy converters are introduced, and the constraints and problems of integration in the electrical networks of those means of production are discussed. Several exercises are provided to the reader for evaluation purposes.

Contents

1. Decentralized Electricity Production from Renewable Energy, Benoît Robyns.
2. Solar Photovoltaic Power, Arnaud Davigny.
3. Wind Power, Bruno Francois and Benoît Robyns.
4. Terrestrial and Marine Hydroelectricity: Waves and Tides, Benoît Robyns and Antoine Henneton.
5. Thermal Power Generation, Jonathan Sprooten.
6. Integration of the Decentralized Production into the Electrical Network, Benoît Robyns.

About the Authors

Benoît Robyns is Research Director at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes d’Ingénieur (HEI) of Lille, France. He has been with the Laboratory of Electrotechnics and Power Electronics of Lille (L2EP) as a researcher since 1998, and is currently the head of the “Electrical Network and Energetic Systems” research team.
Arnaud Davigny has been with the Electrotechnical Department of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes d’Ingénieur (HEI) of Lille, France, since 2001. His current interests concern renewable energies, distributed generation, energy storage systems, power network and the energy management strategy development.
Bruno François is Professor at the department of Electrical Engineering of Ecole Centrale de Lille, France. He is currently working on advanced renewable energy based generators and energy management systems for future smart grids.
Antoine Henneton is Research Manager at the engineering school "Hautes Etudes d’Ingénieur" (HEI), Lille, France.
Jonathan Sprooten is with the department of Power System Security Assessment of Elia, Belgian Transmission System Operator. His fields of interest include reliability of power systems, integration of distributed renewable resource generation and optimization.

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