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Solar PV

Solar Plant in South Africa

Scatec Solar Completes Another 40 MW Solar Plant in South Africa

the Linde project has been installed with a single axis solar tracker system. This tracking method improves the plant’s production volumes by approximately 20 % caused by the azimuth, the daily course of the sun from east to west, allowing a more efficient use of the modules

Solar Thermal Energy

Concentrated Solar Thermal Power ( CSP ) Technology

Concentrated Solar Thermal Power ( CSP ) Technology Explained. The Basics

The are several different types of concentrated solar thermal technologies and ways to apply them. This video from the U.S. department of energy outlines the basics of concentrating solar power ( CSP ) technology as it stands today. The most common forms of CSP include something as simple as solar tubes in a solar hot water system for home or industry, to parabolic solar trough, solar dishes that track the sun and solar towers with hundreds of computer controlled mirrors.

Energy Storage

Solar Research

Evacuated Solar Tube Collector

Thermal performance and Parameter Analysis of a U-pipe Evacuated Solar Tube Collector

The dependence of the thermal efficiency on meteorological conditions and important tube design parameters, including tube size, thermal characteristics (flow rate, heat loss coefficient, absorption coefficient of the selective absorbing coating), was investigated. In particular, the adaptation of collector thermal parameters to meteorological conditions was analyzed.

Residential Solar

Solar Energy System

Balance-of-Systems Drives Solar Energy System Prices Down by 30% by 2020

Solar Energy System Prices-  ( Solar Thermal Magazine ).- Racking and mounting cost reductions and electrical innovations will cut balance-of-system costs, with biggest drops in the residential segment, Lux Research says Falling module prices have helped to bring down the cost of solar installations, but now balance of system (BOS) components like racking and mounting are

Solar Investment

Nagasaki Airport's Megasolar PV Power Plant

Nagasaki Airport’s Megasolar PV Power Plant – Japan Goes Solar in a Big Way

Nagasaki Airport’s Megasolar PV Power Plant – ( www.SolarThermalMagazine.com ) – Solar Frontier and Chopro Agree 29 MW Megasolar Project with Nagasaki Government to build and operate Prefecture’s largest megasolar power plant at Nagasaki Airport Tokyo-April 2014 -Solar Frontier and Chopro announced recently that they have signed a letter of agreement with the Nagasaki Prefectural Government

Wind

Alternative fuels

Fuel Cells

Tattoo biobattery

Tattoo Biobatteries Produce Power From Sweat

When 15 volunteers wore the tattoo biobatteries while exercising on a stationary bike, they produced different amounts of power. Interestingly, people who were less fit (exercising fewer than once a week) produced more power than those who were moderately fit (exercising one to three times per week).

OTEC

Offshore Renewable Energy

Gathering spot for those Interested in the Effects of Offshore Renewable Energy

Offshore Renewable Energy – SEATTLE, Washington ( Solar Thermal Magazine ) – Wondering what the impact on killer whales might be from a turbine installed under the sea? Curious whether crabs and other crustaceans might be attracted to underwater cables carrying electricity to homes and businesses on the mainland? Interested in which country is harvesting the

Wave Energy

Tidal

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