Large-Scale Solar Power System Design (GreenSource Books)

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May 2, 2011


Electronic book text, 768 pages


0071763287 / 9780071763288

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The Definitive Guide to Large-Scale, Grid-Connected Solar Power System Design and Construction

This GreenSource book provides comprehensive engineering design and construction guidelines for large-scale solar power system projects. Proven design methodologies are detailed installation diagrams are included in this practical resource.

Large-Scale Solar Power System Design offers complete coverage of solar power system technologies and components, planning, cost estimates, financing, project management, safety, and testing. This authoritative guide fully addresses the complex technical and management issues associated with large-scale, grid-connected solar power system implementations.


  • Solar power system technologies, including photovoltaic and thin-film solar cells
  • Solar power system physics
  • Photovoltaic power system feasibility study
  • Solar power system costing
  • Solar power system design
  • Large-scale solar power system construction
  • Concentrator photovoltaic systems
  • Solar power system project management
  • Smart-grid systems
  • Solar thermal power
  • Solar power financing and feed-in tariff programs

Table of contents

Ch. 1. Solar Power System Technologies
Ch. 2. Solar Power System Physics
Ch. 3. Solar Power System Components
Ch. 4. Photovoltaic Power System Feasibility Study
Ch. 5. Solar Power System Costing
Ch. 6. Solar Power System Design
Ch. 7. Large-Scale Solar Power System Construction
Ch. 8. Concentrator Type Photovoltaic Systems
Ch. 9. Solar Power System Project Management
Ch. 10. The Smart Grid Systems
Ch. 11. Solar Thermal Power
Ch. 12. Solar Power Financing and Feed-in Tariff Programs

Author comments

Peter Gevorkian is president of Vector Delta Design Group, Inc., an electrical engineering and solar power design consulting firm. He is the author of Sustainable Energy Systems in Architectural Design, Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering, and Solar Power in Building Design.

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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