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Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading (2019)
Thesis
Jeffrey, M. Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2086186

This study has been undertaken to research the impact of shading on a large scale solar PV site at 56° latitude north, this is the first site in the UK at this latitude, consisting of 2500 solar panels across a 5 acres. As solar altitude decreases ob... Read More about Energy delivery of solar farms with reference to shading.

Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019). Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068

Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to the multiple materials used, their manufacturing processes, a lifespan that... Read More about Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK.

Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies (2018)
Journal Article
Gul, M., Kotak, Y., Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2018). Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies. Energies, 11(11), 2881. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11112881

In the absence of ground reflected radiation measured data, an average albedo value of 0.2, which describes the reflective properties of the bare ground is generally used. The variation of albedo based on different foreground surfaces and under diffe... Read More about Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies.

Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system (2018)
Journal Article
Kolhe, M., Adhikari, S., & Muneer, T. (2019). Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system. Applied Energy, 233-234, 403-411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.012

This paper explores the use of electric car roof mounted photovoltaic (PV) powered ventilation for cabin heat management/ventilation. A fully-functional Renault Zoe electric car has been used for performance evaluation of parked electric car ventila... Read More about Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system.

Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient Low Carbon Zone (2018)
Thesis
Oye, T. T. Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient Low Carbon Zone. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1500115

By way of urban morphology, the design, layout and texture of district centres, neighbourhoods and buildings have as much a bearing on levels of energy consumption and rates of carbon emission as either buildings or their occupation: these recent dis... Read More about Mass Retrofitting of an Energy Efficient Low Carbon Zone.

Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review (2018)
Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Garnier, C., Pomponi, F., & Currie, J. (2018). Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review. Energies, 11(6), 1615. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11061615

Solar thermal systems are a long-standing technology that is receiving increased attention, in terms of research and development, due to ambitious climate change targets and the need for renewable energy solutions. Integrated collector-storage solar... Read More about Thermal Performance through Heat Retention in Integrated Collector-Storage Solar Water Heaters: A Review.

Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater (2018)
Journal Article
Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & Currie, J. (2018). Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater. Renewable Energy, 126, 281-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.03.041

Integrated collector storage is a long established simple low cost solar water heater configuration combining the solar collector with a storage tank into a single unit. Previous studies have shown the potential of integrated collector storage solar... Read More about Numerical and empirical evaluation of a novel building integrated collector storage solar water heater.

Field Based Photovoltaic Power Degradation Rates In Oman-Case Study (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Shaik, M., Gupta, N., & Goh, K. (2018). Field Based Photovoltaic Power Degradation Rates In Oman-Case Study. In tbc

Due to increase in demand for electricity usage all around the GCC there has been emphasizing on the usage of alternative sources of energy i.e. using solar, wind and ocean etc. on the other side accurate prediction of power delivery is crucial for e... Read More about Field Based Photovoltaic Power Degradation Rates In Oman-Case Study.

A novel teaching program for inter-surface radiation exchange (2016)
Journal Article
Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2016). A novel teaching program for inter-surface radiation exchange. Educational Alternatives, 14, 357-366

The present article describes a possible pedagogical approach for delivering a module in inter-surface radiation exchange that will encompass the following applications and will also lend to other potential applications which may be identified by the... Read More about A novel teaching program for inter-surface radiation exchange.

Review on recent trend of solar photovoltaic technology (2016)
Journal Article
Gul, M., Kotak, Y., & Muneer, T. (2016). Review on recent trend of solar photovoltaic technology. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, 34(4), 485-526. https://doi.org/10.1177/0144598716650552

Solar photovoltaic technology is one of the renewable technologies, which has a potential to shape a clean, reliable, scalable and affordable electricity system for the future. This article provides a comprehensive review of solar photovoltaic techno... Read More about Review on recent trend of solar photovoltaic technology.

Developing multiple regression models from the manufacturer's ground-source heat pump catalogue data. (2016)
Journal Article
Ordoñez, J., Girard, A., Simon, F., Reddy, T., & Muneer, T. (2016). Developing multiple regression models from the manufacturer's ground-source heat pump catalogue data. Renewable Energy, 95, 413-421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.04.045

The performance of ground-source heat pumps (GSHP), often expressed as Power drawn and/or the COP, depends on several operating parameters. Manufacturers usually publish such data in tables for certain discrete values of the operating fluid tempera... Read More about Developing multiple regression models from the manufacturer's ground-source heat pump catalogue data..

Spain's energy outlook: A review of PV potential and energy export (2016)
Journal Article
Gago, E., Girard, A., Ordoñez, J., & Muneer, T. (2016). Spain's energy outlook: A review of PV potential and energy export. Renewable Energy, 86, 703-715. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.08.074

Spain must reduce its energy consumption by 23% and achieve 100% renewable energy in electricity generation by 2030. This paper presents the current energy scenario en Spain, and the outlooks for different renewable options, with special focus on pho... Read More about Spain's energy outlook: A review of PV potential and energy export.

Finite-element heat-transfer computations for parallel surfaces with uniform or non-uniform emitting. (2016)
Journal Article
Ivanova, S. M., & Muneer, T. (2016). Finite-element heat-transfer computations for parallel surfaces with uniform or non-uniform emitting. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 8(1), 15102. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4942543

Radiation heat transfer has very many applications in building physics. In such studies, one has to deal with radiant energy exchanges between surfaces of different orientation and aspects. Two principal cases that may be cited here are exchanges bet... Read More about Finite-element heat-transfer computations for parallel surfaces with uniform or non-uniform emitting..

Solar thermal panels and insulated windows. (2015)
Book Chapter
Muneer, T., Gago, E. J., & Skeaping, D. (2015). Solar thermal panels and insulated windows. In I. Stafell, D. J. L. Brett, N. P. Brandon, & A. D. Hawkes (Eds.), Domestic Microgeneration: Renewable and distributed energy technologies, policies and economics (136-162). Routledge

Monthly-averaged hourly solar diffuse radiation models for world-wide locations (2015)
Journal Article
Muneer, T., Gago, E. J., & Etxebarria, S. (2015). Monthly-averaged hourly solar diffuse radiation models for world-wide locations. Future Cities and Environment, 1, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40984-015-0008-5

Monthly-averaged daily global irradiation data are now easily available from NASA website for any global location. Using established models it is then possible to decompose the daily to averaged-hourly global irradiation. The missing link so far has... Read More about Monthly-averaged hourly solar diffuse radiation models for world-wide locations.

Solar photovoltaic system applications: a guidebook for off-grid electrification (2015)
Book
Mohanty, P., Muneer, T., & Kolhe, M. (Eds.). (2015). Solar photovoltaic system applications: a guidebook for off-grid electrification. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14663-8

Presenting a complete guide for the planning, design and implementation of solar PV systems for off-grid applications, this book features analysis based on the authors’ own laboratory testing as well as their in the field experiences. Incorporating t... Read More about Solar photovoltaic system applications: a guidebook for off-grid electrification.

A comparative range approach using the Real World Drive Cycles and the Battery Electric Vehicle (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Milligan, R., Muneer, T., & Smith, I. (2015). A comparative range approach using the Real World Drive Cycles and the Battery Electric Vehicle. . https://doi.org/10.1109/ITEC-India.2015.7386934

In the UK, a quarter of all CO2 emissions come from transport and 90% of this comes from road vehicles. According to the UK Government (a) at the end of 2013 there were 35 million vehicles licensed for use on the roads of UK and during 2013, over 430... Read More about A comparative range approach using the Real World Drive Cycles and the Battery Electric Vehicle.