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Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology by Ahmad Hemami

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Preface

This book is not about wind, solar, or any other renewable energy. It is about general and particular subjects in electricity and electronics that a technical person working in the generation and distribution of electricity from renewable sources needs to know. The purpose is to bring together in one book a general knowledge, to a moderated level, about the ways and the devices that are used in power generation from some renewable energy sources.

Modern wind turbines and photovoltaic solar systems use power converters to generate commercial-level alternating current electricity. This is quite different from the conventional methods employed in hydroelectric and fossil fuel power plants. The difference lies in the fact that in photovoltaic ...

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