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Felix A. Diawuo, Roland Teye Amanor, Chapter 2 - Need for pumped hydro energy storage systems, Editor(s): Amos T. Kabo-Bah, Felix A. Diawuo, Eric O. Antwi, Pumped Hydro Energy Storage for Hybrid Systems, Academic Press, 2023, Pages 23-41, ISBN 9780128188538

This chapter provides information on the benefits of pumped hydro energy storage as a means of providing consisent renewable energy power generation, offering power network management including load balancing and peak shaving, and grid stabilization with emphasis on frequency and voltage regulation. Additionally, the chapter highlights some of the different pumped hydro energy storage hybrid designs for both off-grid and grid-tied applications while the impact of climate change is discussed.

Marc Rosen, Aida Farsi, CHAPTER ONE - Introduction to desalination and sustainable energy, Editor(s): Marc Rosen, Aida Farsi, Sustainable Energy Technologies for Seawater Desalination, Academic Press, 2022, Pages 1-44, ISBN 9780323998727

This chapter introduces key concepts of water desalination systems driven by sustainable energy sources, as we look to meet civilization's water needs through sustainable means - supporting SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation) as well as SDG 7 (Clean and Affordable Energy)

Dincer, Exergy - Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development, 2021, Pages 61-89

This book chapter advances SDGs 7 and 9 by connecting exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development.

Clean Energy and Resource Recovery. Wastewater Treatment Plants as Biorefineries, Volume 2, 2022, Pages 301-314

This chapter advances SDGs 6 & 7 by examining the potential for wastewater to be converted into a renewable fossil-fuel alternative.

Advances in Thermal Energy Storage Systems, Second Edition, Methods and Applications, Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy, 2021, Pages 673-697

This chapter advances SDG 7 by explaining how the fundamentals of thermal energy storage in solar thermal power plants, in order to produce solar energy on demand and thus increase the feasibility of solar power as an energy source.

Renewable Energy Systems

Modelling, Optimization and Control, Advances in Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos (ANDC), 2021, Pages 687-705

This book chapter addresses SDG 7 by explaining how a stand-alone solar PV/wind hybrid system works including necessary controlling and modeling.

Electrification, Accelerating the Energy Transition, 2021, Pages 3-24

This book chapter advances SDG 7 by introducing electrification as a megatrend directly shaping not only the energy system but also society, global development, and energy politics internationally. In particular, it highlights the potential for electrification as a master solution for an accelerated transition to climate neutrality
This chapter advances SDGs 6 & 7 by presenting membrane technologies that can be used to purify wastewater and produce biomass for energy.
This chapter advances SDGs 6 & 7 by critically examining the recent developments, opportunities, market possibilities, and barriers in resource recovery in wastewater treatment plants.
This chapter advances SDGs 6 & 7 by discussing how to convert gelatinous industry wastewater into useful chemicals and fuels.