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International Conference on Renewable Energy for Developing Countries, ICREDC-06

ICREDC'06 Conference Table of Contents

Session T1: Micro-Business Model, Social and Economical Impact of Renewable Energy in Developing Countries
Session Chair: Dr. Esther Ososanya

Teodoro Sánchez, Arthur Williams, and Nigel Smith
Critical Factors for Success of Stand Alone Energy Schemes

Nancy Wimmer
Microfinance for Rural Energy Services in Developing Countries

Arthur Williams, Stephen Porter
Comparison of Hydropower Options for Developing Countries with regard to the Environmental, Social and Economic Aspects


Session T2: Sustainable Renewable Energy Models, Evaluation and Analysis
Session Chair: Dr. Joseph Ojo

Asmerom M. Gilau, Mitchell J. Small
Designing Cost-Effective Sea Water Reverse Osmosis System under Optimal Energy Options for Developing Countries

SaeedD. Foroudastan, Olivia Dees
Solar Power and Sustainability in Developing Countries


Session T3: Application of Sustainable Renewable Energy in Developing Countries
Session Chair: Dr. Wagdy H. Mahmoud

Alex Zahnd, Haddix McKay Kimber
Renewable Energy Village Power Systems for Remote and Impoverished Himalayan Villages in Nepal

Víctor José Passamai, Jorge Luis Alvarado
Application of Sustainable Renewable Energy in Developing Countries: Food Drying and Solar Cookers usage in Northern Argentina


Session T4: Renewable Energy Policy
Session Chair: Dr. Hany Makhlouf

I. K. Dabipi, Joseph Dodoo, Isoken T. Aighewi
Diversifying African Energy Sector: Some Policy Initiatives

O. U. Oparaku
Solar-Photovoltaic in the Deregulated Electricity Industry of Developing Countries

O. Bamiduro, D. Karter, S. Omojuanfo, E. Ososanya
Renewable Energy Policy in the DC Metropolitan Area


Session T5: Sustainable Renewable Energy Models, Evaluation and Analysis
Session Chair: Dr. Joseph Dodoo

Gregory S.Mowry
Unconventional Energy Sources and Research in Moldova

Ruy Spencer Lopes dos Santos
Thermal Wind Solar Power Plant as a Solution of the Energy Security Supply Problem on Islands

S. Lakeou, E. Ososanya, B. Latigo, W. Mahmoud
Design of a Low-Cost Solar Tracking PV and Wind Power system


Session T6: Application of Sustainable Renewable Energy in Developing Countries
Session Chair: Dr. Abby Ilumoka

D. Muchow, T.Tekabe
Sustainable Economic Development for Renewable Energy in Ethiopia

M. Saleh Ibrahim Al-Jadi, M. A. EKhlat, N. M. Krema
Photovoltaic in Libya Applications and Evaluation

Richard Komp, Susan Kinne, Cody Reed
Creating a solar Culture in Nicaragua via a University-Community Knowledge Cycle


Session F1: Research in Sustainable Generation of Renewable Energy
Session Chair: Dr. Joseph Ojo

R. Gupta, R. Das, K.K. Sharma
Experimental Study of a Savonius-Darrieus Wind Machine

Hassan Moghbelli, Robert Vartanian
Implementation of the Movable Photovoltaic Array to Increase Output Power of the Solar Cell

D. Vikram, S. Kaushik, V. Prashanth, N. Nallusamy
An Improvement in the Solar Water Heating Systems Using Phase Change Materials

R. G. Simpson, A. A. Williams
Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics to the Design of Pico Propeller Turbines


Session F2: Curriculum Development in Renewable Energy
Session Chair: Dr. Esther Ososanya

R.B. Bass, J. M. Yarbrough
A New, Open-Curriculum Bachelors of Science Degree in Renewable Energy

Maria Consuelo GarcíaÁlvarez, Martha García-Sáenz
Teaching Renewable Energy in a Developing Country, Experiences Over More Than Two Decades

Wagdy Mahmoud
Higher Education for Sustainability


Session F3: Biomass
Session Chair: Dr. Abby Ilumoka

Walter L. Bradley, Jason Poel, Howard Huang
Cocos Nucifera: An Abundant Renewable Source of Energy

Aina, O.M.
Wood Waste Utilization for Energy Generation

R. Patel
Production of Biomass Power, Potable Water, and Value-Added Agricultural Products through Surya Integrated Agro-production System