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Trends and Prospects in Hybrid Renewable Energy Technologies for Power Generation

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "A: Sustainable Energy".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2024 | Viewed by 158

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Department of Renewable Energy Engineering and Technical Systems, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Bydgoszcz University of Science and Technology, Al. Prof. S. Kaliskiego 7, 85-796 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: renewable energy installations; PV; heat pump; small wind turbines; small water turbines; energy efficiency; hybrid RES installations
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Dear Colleagues,

Innovations in hybrid renewable energy technologies are a response to the challenges of climate change, energy costs, energy security and the need to create sustainable societies. Renewable energy is a constantly evolving sector, and one that will play a key role in shaping the future of energy. Progress and research enable the use of PV modules or heat pumps in various atmospheric conditions and on various scales. Trends in wind energy also indicate the dynamic growth of this sector: wind turbines have become more efficient and economical, and innovative offshore projects are expanding the potential of wind farms into deep sea areas. Modern hybrid technologies combining various sources of renewable energy enable the optimal use of these resources depending on weather conditions and energy needs.

We are seeing the integration of energy systems in our homes, for instance through the electrification of heating systems and electromobility, using V2G technology. It is becoming increasingly necessary to implement energy storage technology based on classic warehouses and hydrogen techniques.

The aim of this Special Issue is to collect the latest interesting and original research that demonstrates the energy, environmental, economic and social benefits resulting from the use of integrated renewable energy systems in residential buildings and industry. Taking into account the need to apply RES systems in systems subject to thermal modernization, it is also necessary to integrate RES systems not only with each other, but also with classic installations based on fossil sources in the transition period.

Manuscripts presenting research, case studies as well as reviews exploring the state of the art are welcome in this Special Issue. Its scope covers (but is not limited to) the following topics:

  • Hybrid energy systems;
  • Hydrogen systems;
  • Home and industry heat pumps with innovative lower heat sources;
  • Biomass and biogas technology;
  • Wind and water energy technology;
  • Photovoltaic and solar installations;
  • Energy management in buildings, homes and industry;
  • Electromobility integrated with renewable energy systems.

The above list is not exhaustive, and, in any case, works on areas not listed, but interesting for the Special Issue, are invited.

Dr. Adam Mroziński
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • renewable energy sources
  • hybrid energy systems
  • hydrogen systems
  • photovoltaic installations
  • home and industry heat pumps
  • wind and water turbines
  • storage energy storage systems
  • electromobility integrated with renewable energy systems

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