By Vicente González-Prida, Anthony Raman

Green applied sciences and energy-efficient practices became of the main common matters in international society. although, many nations nonetheless lack the know-how or assets had to enforce sustainable practices inside of their societies.

Promoting Sustainable Practices via power Engineering and Asset Management discusses the demanding situations that the constructing global faces whilst enforcing and using environmentally pleasant concepts. This ebook is an important reference resource for managers, scientists, know-how builders, and engineers attracted to the adoption of sustainable practices in constructing countries.

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The iterative process is stopped when p ∩ε k =1 Sk q ≠ ∅. If the solution satisfies the group, the process is stopped. Otherwise, a new iteration can be proposed. The next section illustrates on a case study the developments of this chapter. CASE STUDY Deciding the key location to build a wind farm is an essential element in order to obtain optimum energy production at a cheapest cost. A strategic location is crucial to reduce costs associated with turbine foundations, access roads and construction areas.

4%. Further studies are currently being conducted, as both the study presented in this chapter and its continuations might have a definitive influence on the future development of the wind-energy sector. Figure 1 shows a conceptual drawing of a duallevel H-type VAWT. Proportions in it have been chosen to make the drawing easy to understand and not to provide optimal performance. D. C. Wind turbines that produce electricity however are a much newer technology, with the first working examples having been built in 1887 by Prof James Blyth in Scotland (Price, 2005) and simultaneously in 1888 by faculty and students of a high-school in Jutland, Denmark(Jamison, 1997) and by Charles F.

2012). A consensus model for group decision-making problems with interval fuzzy preference relations. International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, 11(04), 709–725. , & Wang, H. (2013). Post-evaluation indicator framework for wind farm planning in China. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 17, 26–34. 1016/j. 013 Tchangani, A. (2013). Bipolarity in decision analysis: A way to cope with human judgment. In Exploring innovative and successful applications of soft computing.

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