Geothermal Power Generation: Developments and Innovation provides an update to the advanced energy technologies that are urgently required to meet the challenges of economic development, climate change mitigation, and energy security.
As geothermal resources are considered renewable and can be used to generate baseload electricity while producing very low levels of greenhouse gas emissions, they can play a key role in future energy needs.
This book, edited by a highly respected expert, provides a comprehensive overview of the major aspects of geothermal power production. The chapters, contributed by specialists in their respective areas, cover resource discovery, resource characterization, energy conversion systems, and design and economic considerations.
The final section provides a range of fascinating case studies from across the world, ranging from Larderello to Indonesia. Users will find this to be an essential text for research and development professionals and engineers in the geothermal energy industry, as well as postgraduate researchers in academia who are working on geothermal energy.
- Provides readers with a comprehensive and systematic overview of geothermal power generation
- Presents an update to the advanced energy technologies that are urgently required to meet the challenges of economic development, climate change mitigation, and energy security
- Edited by a world authority in the field, with chapters contributed by experts in their particular areas
- Includes comprehensive case studies from across the world, ranging from Larderello to Indonesia
- ISBN: 9780081003442 |
- Hardcover: 854 pages |
- Publisher: Elsevier Science |
- Publication date: May 25, 2016 |
- Language: English |
- Format: Ebook