Anirbid Sircar

Anirbid Sircar
Pandit Deen Dayal Energy University

Doctor of Philosophy
Director -SOET , Working on Petroleum Exploration, Natural Gas ,Shale Gas and Geothermal Energy

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Introduction
Prof Anirbid Sircar is Director - School of Energy Technology, PDEU, GUJARAT. Current Research include Petroleum Exploration, Geothermal Energy-Exploration and Exploitation, Shale Gas Reservoir Modelling and City Gas Distribution.

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Publications (317)
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The physio-chemical properties of water play an important role on the efficiency of a process, selection of materials and the lifetime of conduits used to carry the fluid used either in industries or for irrigation. A study was undertaken to assess the quality of groundwaters in the Dholera geothermal field. The groundwater samples were collected f...
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Nowadays, a spotlight on the direct manipulation of water from the geothermal fields is laid for manifold applications. This manuscript discusses the utilization of water produced from geothermal wells for irrigation and industrial purposes. In order to identify the suitability of the water for the above mentioned uses, various hydrochemical parame...
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Economically producing oil and gas from low permeable unconventional shale gas reservoirs has been made possible by the implementation of Hydraulic Fracturing with horizontal drilling and microseismicity. This new technique can drastically transform the Energy Future of India. Hydraulic fracturing improves well productivity and enhances the product...
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Unconventional shale oil/gas has been envisaged as one of the most promising resources of India. India is having enormous untapped shale oil/gas potential of 96 TCF risked technically recoverable shale gas and 3.8 billion barrel risked technically recoverable shale oil. But, its development is still nascent and not very much conducive due to insuff...
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Tertiary enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is one of the feasible exploitable fossils fuel to meet global energy consumption. The conventional EOR chemical approach has many disadvantages over the nano-EOR due to many unforeseen issues and loss of chemicals in the porous medium, affecting the techno-economic of the projects. The nano-EOR approach can aug...
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The widespread utilization of oil and coal for heating, electricity generation, and cooling causes various regional and worldwide environmental issues, such as a substantial accumulation of greenhouse gases. Renewable energy resources are one of the viable solutions to the present climate challenges in this area. Hydrogen is a power source that can...
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World’s ocean has abundance of geothermal energy. Exploration and exploitation of the same is in nascent stage. Several exploration sensors like magnetic, optical, chemical, etc., are towed from ships to sea floor for exploration. Several researches are carried out for drilling these explored hot spots. Once the energy is exploited, the same is tra...
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Nanotechnology and Energy—-A Path to a Sustainable Future Development
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India is forging ahead on the journey of adopting electric vehicles in the country with all EV fleets targeting by 2030. It seems to be quite optimistic considering that the EV fleet is still smaller than 1%. Successful market penetration of electric vehicles may not only rely on the characteristics of the technology, but also on the business model...
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Abundant surface evidences of geothermal hot springs are located in the Gujarat state in India. The present study tries to assess the geothermal spring water’s excellence within the rural area of Tulsishyam in Gujarat. The water is analyzed to recognize its quality for the appropriateness of utilization in domestic and agricultural purposes. Water...
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Following China and the United States, India is the third highest CO2 emitter in the world. With its fast rising population and an industry primarily reliant on coal and oil, the country's emissions will continue to rise unless appropriate measures are taken. In India generally the carbon sequestration is done by storing CO2 in sedimentary basins w...
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Geothermal water can have a wide range of direct applications, including drinking, domestic use, irrigation and industrial use. This study analyses geothermal water from Dholera, Diu, Gandhar, Kutch, Porbandar, Tulsishyam, and Unai regions located in Gujarat, India, to determine the hydrochemistry for establishing the water's suitability for drinki...
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Considering the alarming issue of global climate change and its drastic consequences there is an urgent need to further develop smart and innovative solutions for energy sector. The goal of sustainable and smart energy for present and future generations can be achieved by integrating emerging technologies into the existing energy infrastructure. Th...
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Modeling reserves of geothermal reservoirs in Gujarat and Maharashtra in India are in nascent stage. Prognosis of reserve estimate for these shallow prospects is attempted for the irst time. Genetic-based Monte Carlo Modeling was used to carry out the systematic investigation. Input parameters required for the model are area of the thermal reservoi...
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Hydrogen has emerged as an alternative feasible substitute for green economy in India. The production and transportation of green hydrogen are reviewed extensively in this study. The constraints related to policy framework and remedies for the same are discussed. Comparative outlook of green hydrogen in lieu of Indian economy is shared. Considering...
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The hydrocarbon industry is considering a range of digital technologies to improve productivity, efficiency, and safety of their operations while minimizing capital and operating costs, health and environmental risks, and variability in oil and gas project life cycles. Due to the emergence of industry 4.0 the improvement in performance, efficiency,...
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This book focuses on the usage of geothermal energy in countries with low-enthalpy reservoirs. It begins with the fundamentals of geothermal energy and classification of geothermal resources and their importance, including enhanced geothermal systems (EGS). Further, it discusses the creation, production, potential assessment, perspective analysis,...
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Abundant surface evidences of geothermal hot springs are located in the Gujarat state in India. The present study tries to assess the geothermal spring water’s excellence within the rural area of Tulsishyam in Gujarat. The water is analyzed to recognize its quality for the appropriateness of utilization in domestic and agricultural purposes. Wate...
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Resource assessment and reserve estimation plays a critical role in the economic development of the geothermal ield. Various methods are available for resource assessment. Most studies of resource assessment highlight the statistical residual value, showing the inaccuracy of the implemented procedure in estimation. These shortcomings are due to var...
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The titled invention of the 'solar geo thermal hybrid desalination system explains about the system of desalination plant using solar geo thermal method. Water is nature's most magnificent and helpful compound, yet it is additionally the most abused one. Without food, humans can manage for different days; however, water is such a fundamental that o...
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The titled invention Wearable search light for rescue operation discloses the design of hands free search light to illuminate the dark space while conducting rescue operation at the deep space on the hill station to recover the victims or the accidental vehicle. The wearable jacket is light weight and equipped with overhead LED search light is stra...
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In order to put Gujarat on unconventional energy basket in India and promote research on geothermal energy, Govt. Of Gujarat took an initiative to establish Centre of Excellence for Geothermal Energy (CEGE) at PDEU on 10th October, 2013. After its establishment, CEGE started exhaustive research in the investigative studies for analysing the resourc...
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Geothermal waters are extensively useful for various purposes such as societal beneits, irrigation, industrial and domestic consumptions. However, its physicochemical characterization is very important before using it for any rationale. The main objective of this paper is to identify the hydrochemistry of geothermal water which is placed in the sou...
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Enhanced kinetics of carbon dioxide (CO2) hydrate formation will assist in developing technologies for CO2 gas storage, carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), and potentially for methane production from natural gas hydrates. The present work is focused on understanding the kinetics of CO2 hydrate formation in both bulk and porous media with pure w...
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India is the third largest economy in the world. India's energy mix has only 6% natural gas contribution. Key drivers for natural gas production and utilization in India depend on urbanization and industrialization. Natural gas is a clean fuel that emits minimum particulate matter. Natural gas will play an important role in energy security and clim...
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Corrosion is a major hurdle for many industries presently especially the hydrocarbon sector. Severe corrosion leads to catastrophic impacts and requires acute attention. Almost 3-4% of the GDP of a nation is spent on corrosion mitigation measures. The corrosive gases like CO2 , H2S and O2 acts on the metal surface and forms stable carbonates, sulph...
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The advancements in technology has been proved as a boon in the oil and gas industry from acquiring the reservoir data to interpreting it, from extracting the hydrocarbons to refining and transporting it. However, this industry is still grappling with severe issues linked to oil spill cleanup. Oil spills cause a multitude of problems for the enviro...
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The titled Hand drilling machine depth measuring gauge attachment is used to measure the depth of the drilled hole and the dimension is shown in the OLED display. The device is made as an attachment and can be fastened with the head portion of the drilling machine facing the IR sensor to measure the distance of the drilled surface. The drilled ho...
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Energy is an unavoidable component of our day-to-day living and an essential element of global progress. The significance of energy lies in its wide appropriateness and imperativeness. The demand for energy is increasing every year in parallel with population and economics. As the available conventional energy resources are limited and irrational c...
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Geothermal energy plays a very important role in the energy basket of the world. However, understanding the geothermal hotspots and exploiting the same from deep reservoirs, by using advanced drilling technologies, is a key challenge. This study focuses on reservoirs at a depth greater than 3 km and temperatures more than 150°C. These resources are...
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Biogas is a significant renewable source as well as an alternative energy carrier provided by Anaerobic Digestion (AD) of biodegradable food wastes and other organic materials. This paper describes some major facts about biogas along with the barriers and adaptation of CBG in society, it also narrates the types of feedstocks available for biogas ge...
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The primary objective of thermal potential exploration is to find suitable reservoirs that can be used to extract energy. Geological field studies, exhumed analogs, geophysical methods, and structural geology are the most accurate methods for studying geological structures at depth. Geochemical, geophysical, petrographic, and hydrogeological invest...
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Oil and gas are the major contributor to the growth and development of any economy. However, once a well has completed its life time of production, it stays abandoned. The concept of utilization of abandoned wells for the generation of geothermal energy has become the buzz word in the market in recent years. This is because the usage of renewable e...
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Before producing electricity, most modern thermal power generation devices must convert thermal energy to mechanical work. Thermoelectric generation technology is a solid-state energy conversion process that uses thermoelectric transformation materials to convert thermal energy into electricity. This study discusses an innovative method to utilize...
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Geothermal energy is the world’s second most abundant source of primary energy with the potential to play a crucial role in the global energy scenario. However, the continuous extraction of heat from thenatural geothermal reservoir results in permeability loss and depletion in fluid saturation. Enhanced/engineered geothermal systems (EGS) are machi...
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ABSTRACT India wants to provide all of its energy from green energies. Wind energy generation is cleaner and has certain environmentally friendly characteristics. The generation industry has expanded from small to large scale. A wind farm, also known as a wind energy power station, is a series of wind turbines. Wind energy, in particular, has unde...
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Euler deconvolution technique is one of the methods that predicts the subsurface features and structures with help of gravity modelling. The present study was performed to identify the earth's geothermal potentials in Dholera, Unai, and Gandhar regions of Gujarat, India using gravity technique. The structures and layers of the subsurface were deter...
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Poster showcases hybridization solar and geothermal energy in Dholera-demonstration of electricity utilization in light and fan
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Before producing electricity, most modern thermal power generation devices must convert thermal energy to mechanical work. Thermoelectric generation technology is a solid-state energy conversion process that uses thermoelectric transformation materials to convert thermal energy into electricity. This study discusses an innovative method to utilize...
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The advancements in technology has been proved as a boon in the oil and gas industry from acquiring the reservoir data to interpreting it, from extracting the hydrocarbons to refining and transporting it. However, this industry is still grappling with severe issues linked to oil spill cleanup. Oil spills cause a multitude of problems for the enviro...
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Corrosion is a major hurdle for many industries presently especially the hydrocarbon sector. Severe corrosion leads to catastrophic impacts and requires acute attention. Almost 3-4% of the GDP of a nation is spent on corrosion mitigation measures. The corrosive gases like CO2, H2S and O2 acts on the metal surface and forms stable carbonates, sulphi...
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Majority of power generation plants in India depends on non-renewable resource as a fuel due to low cost and ready availability. Usage of non-renewable resources for power generation on the other hand is expensive and less reliable. If focus is on a single source of renewable energy then the statement stands true. Studies however, shows if two or m...
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Modeling of earth's hydrocarbon resource and reserve is a complex phenomenon. Resource/reserve can be estimated using both deterministic and stochastic methods. However, according to the guidelines prescribed by Project resource management system (PRMS), stochastic method is a better approach. In this paper, a stochastic approach has been described...
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Nanoparticles serve various purposes in the hydrocarbon industry which are utilized to improve the volume of oil and gas production. Nanomaterials are used in petroleum applications as nanoparticles, nanosensors, nanocomposites, coated nanoparticles, nanofluids etc. Thus, the application of nanotechnology in the enhanced oil recovery (EOR) method h...
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Objective: This study is aimed at interpreting geochemical and geophysical data of 4 locations in Gujarat, India to understand the subsurface geothermal hotspot locations. Methods: CG-5 gravimeter was used to collect the gravity data. Data corrections were done to obtain a complete Bouguer anomaly. The depth of the dense bodies was calculated using...
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A major problem of the present times is high pollution due to growing population. Reckless burning of fossil fuel has proved to be unsustainable. Situation is alarming but the need of energy is equally important. Renewable energies are a possible solution for catering to the energy needs of a tropical country like India. India could use solar, geot...
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Currently, many regions in Asia face the water shortage issue. In the regions where people do not have enough water per capita, food production and industrial development gets reduced. To fulfill increasing demand of water, some overlooked aspect of water harvesting like fog needs to be addressed. For India which already is under water shortage and...
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Efficient utilization of energy is the basis of most of the technological developments. The fuel source for energy generation is majorly non renewable in nature and imposes grave environmental threats. Renewable energy such as solar and wind are huge capacity energy sources but suffer from intermittency. Thermal energy storage can be used to store...
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Methane is a climatic pollutant with a lifespan of only 12 years in the atmosphere. Methane makes for 57% of all oil and gas emissions, including vented and fugitive emissions. However, the oil and gas industry is critical to the global economy as well as many individual countries' economies. This study examines new technological innovations in the...
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Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) are used in numerous engineering and scientific disciplines as an automated approach to resolve a number of problems. However, to build an artificial neural network that is prudent enough to rely on, vast quantities of relevant data have to be fed. In this study, we analysed the scope of artificial neural networks...
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City gas distribution (CGD) sector is influenced by several factors like policy, infrastructure, health, safety etc. In order to understand this sector, an exploratory factor analysis is conducted. The Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) survey meticulously simplifies interconnected steps and examines the possible causal factor structure of a series...
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Around 155 million tons of food products are produced in India but suffers from wastage losses due toincapable storage technologies. In India, around 60-80% of farmers use sun drying method which leads to loss of needful minerals or vitamins for the human body and hence is inappropriate. To overcome the grain losses due to storing and harvesting a...
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Borehole problems result in the wastage of huge expenditures in petroleum industries. One of the major challenges is to keep the borehole intact at a particular location and prevent from falling in reactive shale in high and low-pressure zones. To convert seismic velocity to pore pressure the modified Eaton's equation is widely used. A guideline wa...
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Oil and gas industries are facing several challenges and issues in data processing and handling. Large amount of data bank is generated with various techniques and processes. The proper technical analysis of this database is to be carried out to improve performance of oil and gas industries. This paper provides a comprehensive state-of-art review i...
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Geothermal energy is in nascent stage in India. Extracting energy from earth's interior and converting it into power are a general practice in countries like Kenya, New Zealand, Tanzania, Mexico, Iceland, etc. India has low enthalpy subsurface regime. Power generation from earth's internal heat is limited in India. The present study deals with a he...
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While performing various steps for exploration and exploitation of geothermal resources, the applications of geochemical methods are pivotal for reservoir characteristics evaluation. It is used concurrently with geological and hydro-geological appraisals to supplement available information regarding the prospectively of the region of investigation...
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In the present scenario, the scope of geothermal energy is limited in India in contrast to other European nations, due to low subsurface enthalpy. The research departments are suffering because of the insufficient amount of fundings for geothermal exploration and exploitation in India. The present case study illustrates the utilization of geotherma...
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Geothermal waters are extensively useful for various purposes such as in industrial plants, societal benefits, irrigation, and domestic consumptions. However, its physiochemical characterization is very important before using it for any rationale. The main objective of this paper is to identify the hydro-chemistry of geothermal water which is place...
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The energy sector in the world needs major changes for reduction in greenhouse gas emission and climate change mitigation. It has been believed that with the current rate in increase of greenhouse gas emission there will be rise in sea levels and change in global climate patterns. These effects will create hindrance in adaptation for climate change...
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The Surface engineering of nanoparticles has contributed to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology by designing of new material depends on their surface modifier with series of functional properties and applications. The dispersed nanoparticles can change or modify the interfacial properties in liquid-liquid system in aqueous phase if th...
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Research carried out by CEGE, PDEU in the field of Low Enthalpy Geothermal Energy
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Direct and Indirect Applications of Geothermal Energy in Gujarat
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The Surface engineering of nanoparticles has contributed to the development of nanoscience and nanotechnology by designing of new material depends on their surface modifier with series of functional properties and applications. The dispersed nanoparticles can change or modify the interfacial properties in liquid-liquid system in aqueous phase if th...
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Honey Extractor for extracting honey. An unique design with prototype
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Perspectives on the sustainable use of geothermal energy discussed Geothermal energy is a form of energy derived from the internal heat of the earth. The rock, water and fluids present beneath the earth surface consists this heat or thermal energy in the form of geothermal energy. Geothermal energy on the earth surface is found at varying depths fr...
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The geothermal water in Gujarat, India consists of large quantities of dissolved salts primarily calcium and magnesium. Over time the scaling caused by these salts decreases the inside diameter of the pipe and increases back pressure on the flow lines, ultimately reducing or stopping the flow. Resin based water softening methods helps in drasticall...
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The geothermal power plant situated at Dholera, Gujarat like every power plant is designed for long term electricity generation. Hence it gets crucial to determine the present production flow rate in order to ascertain the future power demands. While designing the plant, the calculations and estimations are done based on the current future producti...
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Exploration of subtle traps in Saurashtra basin are the hot spots for geothermal reservoir system. These hot spots are seen at a depth of 200 to 2000m below the basalts. The basalt thickness varies between 200-2000m and the seismic signals from these basalts mask the geophysical signals emitted by this hot spots. The oil exploration in the Saurasht...
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Thermal energy systems (TES) enrich the ongoing modifications that bring to greater integration between various energy systems, intending to achieve a green, more versatile, adaptable, and imperishable use of energy resources. This paper studies the surveys the writing to the advancement and utilization of thermal energy systems thermal energy stor...
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Design of Insulated Hot Water Tank for Solar Geothermal hybridization
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Water is the one of fundamental needs of each living thing on the earth. Yet, the most recent couple of decades the quality and the amount of consumable water are diminishing because of different contamination and environmental change. Accessible water is either present as seawater or chunks of ice in the Polar Regions and as groundwater. About 97%...
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The energy sector in the world needs major changes for reduction in 6 greenhouse gas emission and climate change mitigation. It has been believed that 7 with the current rate in increase of greenhouse gas emissions a rise in sea levels will 8 occur with changes in global climate patterns. These effects hinder adaptation for 9 climate change mitigat...
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Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) are used in numerous engineering and scientific disciplines as an automated approach to resolve a number of problems. However, to build an artificial neural network that is prudent enough to rely on, vast quantities of relevant data have to be fed. In this study, we analysed the scope of artificial neural networks...
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Geothermal waters are valuable natural resources for direct uses, societal beneits, and industrial uses. Geochemical classii-cation of physicochemical parameters of seven geothermal sources at Gujarat was evaluated in order to improve and identify their possible applications. The analysis of geothermal spring water was performed using standard meth...
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Geothermal and Solar energies are acknowledged as a sustainable and clean source of energy all over the world, and it seems to have an insignificant impact on the environment. The researchers are working on the enhancement of sustainable energy and to lower the levelized cost. Accessibility as well as productivity are described by resource constrai...