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Role of exergy in increasing efficiency and sustainability and reducing environmental impact


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  • Rosen, Marc A.
  • Dincer, Ibrahim
  • Kanoglu, Mehmet
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Energy Policy.

    Volume (Year): 36 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 128-137

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:36:y:2008:i:1:p:128-137

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    1. Ji, Xi & Chen, G.Q. & Chen, B. & Jiang, M.M., 2009. "Exergy-based assessment for waste gas emissions from Chinese transportation," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(6), pages 2231-2240, June.
    2. Hepbasli, Arif & Alsuhaibani, Zeyad, 2011. "Exergetic and exergoeconomic aspects of wind energy systems in achieving sustainable development," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 15(6), pages 2810-2825, August.
    3. Gasparatos, Alexandros & El-Haram, Mohamed & Horner, Malcolm, 2009. "A longitudinal analysis of the UK transport sector, 1970-2010," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(2), pages 623-632, February.
    4. Kalinci, Yildiz & Balta, M. Tolga & Hepbasli, Arif, 2009. "Performance assessment of a geothermally heated building," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(4), pages 1502-1508, April.
    5. Hoang, Viet-Ngu & Rao, D.S. Prasada, 2010. "Measuring and decomposing sustainable efficiency in agricultural production: A cumulative exergy balance approach," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 69(9), pages 1765-1776, July.
    6. BoroumandJazi, G. & Saidur, R. & Rismanchi, B. & Mekhilef, S., 2012. "A review on the relation between the energy and exergy efficiency analysis and the technical characteristic of the renewable energy systems," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 16(5), pages 3131-3135.
    7. Schweiker, Marcel & Shukuya, Masanori, 2010. "Comparative effects of building envelope improvements and occupant behavioural changes on the exergy consumption for heating and cooling," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(6), pages 2976-2986, June.
    8. Bo Zhang & Suping Peng & Xiangyang Xu & Lijie Wang, 2011. "Embodiment Analysis for Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Chinese Economy Based on Global Thermodynamic Potentials," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 4(11), pages 1897-1915, November.
    9. Marc A. Rosen, 2012. "Engineering Sustainability: A Technical Approach to Sustainability," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 4(9), pages 2270-2292, September.
    10. Gungor, Aysegul & Erbay, Zafer & Hepbasli, Arif, 2011. "Exergetic analysis and evaluation of a new application of gas engine heat pumps (GEHPs) for food drying processes," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 88(3), pages 882-891, March.


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