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Photovoltaic Systems and Grid Integration
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-04-01)
Worldwide consumption of electricity is expected to nearly double over the next two-and-a-half decades. International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that meeting this demand for power will require over 5,000 GW of new ...
Energy Saving in the Built Environment
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-31)
A brief overview of the energy saving opportunities in the built environment followed by a review of energy saving strategies for new "green building" design as well as retrofits of existing buildings. The talk will ...
The Solar Resource
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-01-14)
2010 program of the “Open Forum on Energy and the Environment”, presented on January 14, 2010, from 4:30 PM-6:00 PM in room 1116, Marcus Nanotechnology Building on the Georgia Tech campus.
Biofuels: Current Technology and New Developments
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-10-07)
The development of production routes for fuels and chemicals from alternative resources (e.g. coal, gas, biomass) is one of the great scientific challenges of the 21st century. Biomass is a particularly interesting resource ...
Perspectives on Energy, Resources, and Sustainability
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-04-28)
National economies exhibit a strong linkage to the availability of affordable energy. Their growth usually is fed by aspirations for an improved standard of living, and it often relies on exploitation of natural resources. ...
Energy Perspective: Building Options
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-03-03)
Dr. Shelton will give a brief overview of U.S. energy utilization highlighting how building energy systems impact the U.S. energy demand. A review of current building energy technologies for lighting, heating, cooling, and ...