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Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading

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Jeffrey, M. Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2086186
This study has been undertaken to research the impact of shading on a large scale solar PV site at 56° latitude north, this is the first site in the UK at this latitude, consi...

Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019)
Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068
Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to t...

Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies

Journal Article
Gul, M., Kotak, Y., Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2018)
Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies. Energies, 11(11), 2881. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11112881
In the absence of ground reflected radiation measured data, an average albedo value of 0.2, which describes the reflective properties of the bare ground is generally used. The...

Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system

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Kolhe, M., Adhikari, S., & Muneer, T. (2019)
Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system. Applied Energy, 233-234, 403-411. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.012
This paper explores the use of electric car roof mounted photovoltaic (PV) powered ventilation for cabin heat management/ventilation. A fully-functional Renault Zoe electric c...

Solar panels replaced tarmac on a road – here are the results

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Ryan, D. (2018)
Solar panels replaced tarmac on a road – here are the results
Four years ago a viral campaign wooed the world with a promise of fighting climate change and jump-starting the economy by replacing tarmac on the world’s roads with solar pan...

Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient Low Carbon Zone

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Oye, T. T. Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient Low Carbon Zone. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1500115
By way of urban morphology, the design, layout and texture of district centres, neighbourhoods and buildings have as much a bearing on levels of energy consumption and rates o...

Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Garnier, C., Pomponi, F., & Currie, J. (2018)
Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review. Energies, 11(6), 1615. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11061615
Solar thermal systems are a long-standing technology that is receiving increased attention, in terms of research and development, due to ambitious climate change targets and t...

Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater

Journal Article
Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & Currie, J. (2018)
Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater. Renewable Energy, 126, 281-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.03.041
Integrated collector storage is a long established simple low cost solar water heater configuration combining the solar collector with a storage tank into a single unit. Previ...

Field Based Photovoltaic Power Degradation Rates In Oman-Case Study

Conference Proceeding
Shaik, M., Gupta, N., & Goh, K. (2018)
Field Based Photovoltaic Power Degradation Rates In Oman-Case Study. In tbc
Due to increase in demand for electricity usage all around the GCC there has been emphasizing on the usage of alternative sources of energy i.e. using solar, wind and ocean et...

Embodied Carbon of surfaces: inclusion of surface albedo accounting in Life Cycle Assessment

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Susca, T. (2018)
Embodied Carbon of surfaces: inclusion of surface albedo accounting in Life Cycle Assessment. In A. Moncaster, C. De Wolf, & F. Pomponi (Eds.), Embodied Carbon in Buildings, 105-122. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Verlag
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