Promotion of Greener Technologies for Sustainable Development

Abdeen Mustafa Omer
Energy Research Institute (ERI), Nottingham, UK

Series: Energy Science, Engineering and Technology
BISAC: BUS094000

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Energy is an essential factor in development, since it stimulates, and supports economic growth, and development. Any form of energy can be transformed into another form, but the total energy always remains the same. Several different kinds of energy exist to explain all known natural phenomena. The word ‘green’ designates more than a colour. It is a way of life, one that is becoming more and more common throughout the world. An interesting topic on ‘sustainable technologies for a greener world’ details about what each technology is and how it achieves green goals. Over the years, all parts of a commercial refrigerator, such as the compressor, heat exchangers, refrigerant, and packaging, have been improved considerably due to the extensive research and development efforts carried out by academia and industry.

However, the achieved and anticipated improvement in conventional refrigeration technology are incremental since this technology is already nearing its fundamentals limit of energy efficiency is described is ‘magnetic refrigeration’ which is an evolving cooling technology. Recently, conventional chillers using absorption technology consume energy for hot water generator but absorption chillers carry no energy saving. With the aim of providing a single point solution for this dual purpose application, a product is launched but can provide simultaneous chilling and heating using its vapour absorption technology with 40% saving in heating energy. Using energy efficiency and managing customer energy use has become an integral and valuable exercise. The reason for this is green technology helps to sustain life on earth. This not only applies to humans but to plants, animals and the rest of the ecosystem. Energy prices and consumption will always be on an upward trajectory. In fact, energy costs have steadily risen over last decade and are expected to carry on doing so as consumption grows. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Biography

Acknowledgements

Key Terms and Definitions

Introduction

Chapter 1 - Bioenergy Resources Utilisation and Sustainable Development (pp. 1-34)

Chapter 2 - Investigation into Greenhouses and Horticulture through Technology, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection (pp. 35-72)

Chapter 3 - The Power in Place: People and Pollutions (pp. 73-96)

Chapter 4 - Environmentally Friendly Energy Systems and Sustainable Development (pp. 97-140)

Chapter 5 - The Environmental and Economical Management of Agricultural Wastes for Sustainability Development (pp. 141-156)

Chapter 6 - Sustainable Green Energies Technologies and Agriculture Development (pp. 157-194)

Chapter 7 - Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development: Challenges of Implementing Clean Energies (pp. 195-238)

Chapter 8 - Assessment of Solar and Wind Energy Resources in Sudan (pp. 239-272)

Chapter 9 - Thermodynamic Properties, the Performance of Refrigeration Cycles and Air-Conditioning (pp. 273-336)

Chapter 10 - Nomenclature (pp. 1337-352)

Conclusion

Index

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