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Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Power Generation
Technologies, Engineering Economics, and Risk Management


  • Date Published: March 2017
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107181328

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  • Covering technical design and construction aspects as well as financial analysis and risk assessment, this professional reference work provides a comprehensive overview of solar power technology. Whether or not you have a technology background, this essential guide will help you to understand the design, construction, financial analysis, and risk assessment of solar power technology. The first two chapters present an uncomplicated overview of solar power technology physics, solar cell technology, applications, and equipment. In subsequent chapters, readers are introduced to fundamental econometric analysis in such a way that will allow anyone, whether or not they have a background in finance, to become familiar with the fundamental costing and financing of large scale solar power programs. This book is essential reading for anyone involved with solar power project development, and is suitable for both graduate students and professionals.

    • Discusses technical design and construction aspects of solar power generation projects, as well as financial analysis and risk assessment
    • Explains how to write an engineering procurement and a construction proposal document
    • Suitable for anyone interested in solar power, whether or not they have a technical background
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    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2017
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107181328
    • length: 386 pages
    • dimensions: 260 x 183 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.87kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to grid-connected solar power generation
    2. Solar power system integration and energy production
    3. Solar power system feasibility study
    4. Solar power financing
    5. Financing and risk management
    6. Grid-connected solar power system costing
    7. Engineering procurement and construction document
    8. Socioeconomic cost benefits analysis of solar power energy
    9. Contract agreements and legal language.

  • Author

    Peter Gevorkian, Vector Delta Design Group, Inc., California
    Peter Gevorkian is President of the Vector Delta Design Group, California. His expertise lies in renewable energy sources such as solar power, fuel cells, and micro-turbine cogeneration. He is an active member of the Canadian Society for Professional Engineers, the California Society of Professional Engineers and the California Society of Energy Engineers. Dr Gevorkian has given guest lectures in computer science, automation control, and renewable energy systems engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, Riverside. He has published many technical papers for national and international symposiums and has authored seven technical books on renewable energy systems design.

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