Special Issues

Future Innovative Solar Collectors, Technologies, and Materials for Sustainable Development

Submission Deadline: 01 February 2025 View: 48 Submit to Special Issue

Guest Editors

Dr. Hitesh Panchal, Government Engineering College patan, India.
Email: engineerhitesh2000@gmail.com.

Ali etem Gurel, Düzce Üniversitesi, Turkey.
Email: alietemgurel@duzce.edu.tr.

Iskander Tlili, Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.
Email:l.tlili@mu.edu.sa.

Summary

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing society today. It is caused by a number of factors, including industrial emissions, deforestation, and fossil fuel combustion. The energy sector plays a major role in climate change, both because of its growing demand and the types of resources it uses. Fossil fuels are the main source of energy for the world today, but they also produce greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, do not produce greenhouse gases and are therefore a more sustainable option. Reducing our reliance on fossil fuels and increasing our use of renewable energy sources is essential to fighting climate change. This will require a significant shift in the way to produce and consume energy. However, it is a necessary step if we want to protect our planet for future generations.

 

Solar collectors are devices that convert solar radiation into thermal energy. They are used in a variety of applications, including water heating, space heating, and industrial process heat. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the use of solar collectors for sustainable development. Solar collectors can help to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, which can have a significant environmental impact. They can also help to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

 

The special issue "Future Innovative Solar Collectors, Technologies, and Materials for Sustainable Development" brings together a collection of research articles that explore the latest advances in solar energy technology. The articles in this special issue cover a wide range of topics, including new solar collector designs, novel solar technologies, advanced materials for solar collectors, life cycle assessments of solar energy systems, economic and policy analyses of solar energy deployment, and social and environmental impacts of solar energy. Overall, the special issue "Future Innovative Solar Collectors, Technologies, and Materials for Sustainable Development" provides a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in solar energy technology. The articles in this special issue will be of interest to researchers, engineers, policymakers, and anyone interested in the future of solar energy and its potential to contribute to sustainable development.


Keywords

Heat storage; refrigeration; thermal power; solar distillation; solar collectors; solar thermal industries; life cycle analysis; social change; environmental impacts

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