Renewable Energy Technologies: Special Focus on Distributed Power Generation : Potential for Applications to Rural Sector in India

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Academic Foundation, 2008 - Science - 89 pages
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Providing the latest data on the subject, this record examines the potential of renewable energy in India, particularly in rural areas. A special exploration of distributed power generation highlights the seamless application of the alternative-energy technology and demonstrates how the environment benefits from this resource. Solar energy, fuel cells, and other options are also discussed. Instructive and well-researched, this study underscores the important role of renewable sources while relating the use of available technologies to Indian conditions and problems.

 

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Contents

CONTENTS
7
Introduction
13
Distributed Power Generation
21
Solar Energy as an Option for DPG
23
Fuel Cells as an Option for DPG
39
Fuel Cells as an Option for
47
DPG with Renewable Fuels
49
Other Renewable Technology Options
57
Other Renewable Technology Options
67
Village Level DPG Proposal
83
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Amitav Mallik is a research scientist and the founder of the Laser Science & Technology Center. He served as a member of the National Security Advisory Board and received the Padmashri award in 2002. Nitant Mate is a consultant in the renewable-energy field at Kirloskar Company. Devayani Bhave is a former research assistant with the Observer Research Foundation in India and an assistant scientist with the Organon Research Laboratories in Scotland. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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