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Electrical Material Properties and Efficiency Limits of Compensated and Multicrystalline Silicon for Solar Cells (Solar Energy and Systems Research)

Increasing the efficiency and reducing the production costs are the two main goals of the optimization of crystalline silicon solar cells. This thesis addresses the impact of efficiency- limiting defects in crystalline silicon from cheaper production routes, namely upgraded metallurgical … Continue reading

01. December 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Research at DOE: Was it Worth It? Energy Efficiency and Fossil Energy Research 1978 to 2000

In legislation appropriating funds for DOE’s fiscal year (FY) 2000 energy R&D budget, the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee directed an evaluation of the benefits that have accrued to the nation from the R&D conducted since 1978 in DOE’s energy efficiency … Continue reading

16. November 2017 by Ben S
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Modeling and Control in Air-conditioning Systems (Energy and Environment Research in China)

This book investigates the latest modeling and control technologies in the context of air-conditioning systems. Firstly, it introduces the state-space method for developing dynamic models of all components in a central air-conditioning system. The models are primarily nonlinear and based … Continue reading

04. July 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency in the Minerals Industry: Best Practices and Research Directions (Green Energy and Technology)

This book presents a state-of-the-art analysis of energy efficiency as applied to mining processes. From ground fragmentation to mineral processing and extractive metallurgy, experts discuss the current state of knowledge and the nagging questions that call for further research. It … Continue reading

08. April 2017 by Ben S
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Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development of … Senate; One Hundred First Congress, First Se

Excerpt from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Development of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources United States Senate; One Hundred First Congress, First Session on S. 188 … Continue reading

01. August 2016 by Ben S
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