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Solar: Meeting Nairobi's Energy Needs the Renewable Way

by Efficient Environmental Technologies Ltd  (Apr. 17, 2015)

It is no surprise for Nairobi residents, and many other African cities, to experience constant blackouts caused by inefficient grid systems and unreliable power sources from the utility companies. The conventional solution has been to install petroleum based electric generators to kick in during such incidents. However, the amount of energy that ...

Chinese Solar Energy Market Analysis to 2014

by ReportsnReports / SandlerResearch / MarketnMarkets  (Nov. 6, 2014)

This  latest market research report titled Solar Energy in China 2014 states that the market is expected to witness rapid growth owing to favorable policy environment in the country. With the country facing a continuous shortfall in the supply of conventional sources required to meet the increasing demand for energy in recent years, the focus ...

Rural electrification by photovoltaic solar energy in Algeria

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 19, 2009)

The economic and social development in Algeria in the last years has been in need of continues increasing in demand of electricity, especially in the isolated countryside. Solar energy represents a significant potential in Algeria, the country receives more than 3,000 hour of sunshine per year with a high level of radiation. The average of daily ...

Drinking Water Plant with Solar Energy Supply

by Sistema Azud, S.A.  (Mar. 7, 2013)

AZUD DW DU1 ECO guarantees supply of high quality drinking water, which saves lives and prevents epidemics outbreaks. It gives an immediate solution, economic, ecological, and autonomous, without installation or maintenance costs. It provides an on-site water treatment, with no need of water and electric supply infrastructure. This self-energy ...

News of the Field -- Solar Energy Heats Pumping Station

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Aug. 1, 1977)

A functional application of solar energy has been designed for the Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, and Wells Water District in southern Maine. The design for a proposed water main from Biddeford to Kennebunk required a pumping station housing two 700-gpm pumps to be located at ...

Attractive Solar Pump House Conserves Energy

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Jan. 1, 1981)

A new booster pump station, housing two 700-gpm (2.6 kL/min) pumps and utilizing solar heat, has been constructed in the Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Wells Water District of ...

Transparent conductors for solar energy and energy efficiency: a broad-brush picture

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jun. 25, 2009)

Transparent conductors (TCs) have numerous and diverse applications for solar energy applications and for energy efficiency. The largest of these applications, in terms of area, are based on the fact that the TCs have low infrared emittance and can be used to improve the thermal properties of modern fenestration. Depending on whether the TCs are ...

Renewable Energy a Big Employer with Solar Energy Sector in the Lead

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (May 19, 2014)

A new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) has shown that the workforce in the global renewable energy industry in 2013 grew by 14% to 6.5million. Such statistics show that the sector has become a force to reckon with when it comes to employment worldwide. This report however contradicts the situation in the UK with the ...

Climbing the Solar Energy Ladder – New approach for energy-starved rural poor

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 12, 2015)

Access to electricity is crucial for sustainable economic development. Yet 1.3 billion people around the world live without basic access to electricity. Many of these people rely on unhealthy polluting kerosene lamps for nighttime lighting. Those with access to electricity in the developing world often rely on coal- or diesel-based grid power. ...

Solar desalination

by Inderscience Publishers  (Nov. 20, 2007)

This paper outlines the state of the art in solar desalination, especially atmospheric and vacuum distillation with or without condensation heat recovery, and focuses on the ongoing progress and the targets achievable.Keywords: atmospheric distillation, vacuum distillation, condensation heat recovery, solar desalination, solar energy, solar ...

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