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Solar PV System in Tsakilero - Case Study

by C.A.S. Energy+ Ltd  (Jul. 24, 2014)

Our Results The Problem Mrs Diomidous, a Designer Engineer from Larnaca, was aware that Photovoltaic systems can be utilized to eliminate sky-high electric bills. All she needed was a thorough guidance from solar consultant experts to assist her in making the right choice according to the available budget and roof orientation. Mrs Diomidous chose ...

Sunbeams from Space Mirrors in dawn-dusk Polar Orbit feeding Solar fields on the ground for Low Cost Electricity

by JX Crystals  (Jul. 15, 2014)

A Space Power Satellite capable of providing solar electric power economically for 24 hours per day has been a dream for decades. However, the SPS concept is very complex since it assumes multiple energy conversion steps and includes specially constructed ground microwave receiver stations. The 5 km by 15 km Integrated Symmetric Concentrator SPS ...

The Emerging Power of Microgrids

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 3, 2014)

Over many decades, the centralized power grid — a one-way flow of electricity, generated by large, remote power plants and distributed over miles of transmission lines to homes and businesses — succeeded in delivering electricity across continents to billions. But in recent years the system’s shortcomings have become increasingly ...

Boom-or-doom riddle for nuclear industry

by Climate News Network  (Jul. 26, 2014)

The headline figures for 2014 from the nuclear industry describe a worldwide boom in progress, with 73 reactors presently being built and another 481 new ones either planned or approved. The World Nuclear Association (WNA) official website paints a rosy picture of an industry expected to expand dramatically by 2030. It says that over the period ...

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 2, 2014)

What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so that they remain in productive use and create further value. It may involve: Increasing the time products ...

How to Avert the Most Serious Impacts of Climate Change

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 27, 2014)

The transition to a sustainable energy future will require, on average, $550 billion investment in renewable energy per year until 2030, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF Wall Street) in New York this week. The investment, coupled with increased emphasis on energy efficiency, would ...

Solar`s Time to Rise and Shine.

by Ensia  (May 27, 2014)

Photovoltaic efficiency records are being shattered, thanks to recent advances in materials science. Last month, a researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., loaded a postage stamp–sized solar cell onto a tray and placed it under a high-intensity pulse solar simulator. The simulator flashed a 2.5 millisecond ...

Solar Streetlights Are Bright

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Jul. 18, 2014)

Solar lighting is being adopted by very many households and they are now becoming a common fixture on streets. They are famed mostly for the savings they bring about in terms of energy bills and maintenance costs and that anyone who uses solar lighting is contributing to a reversal of the damage done by carbon ...

Solar Energy and Power Importance

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Jun. 12, 2014)

Have you ever wondered why solar energy or power is important? You are not alone in this because it is the common question of all. Before we can understand why solar energy is important we should have a good idea of what solar energy is. Solar energy is produced by the sun. It can be harnessed like any other type of energy and used to ...

Solar Vs Grid-tied Lighting

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Jul. 11, 2014)

There are different types of connections that can be adopted to provide lighting in your home. Your choice will largely depend on what you want to use it for and how much of it you will need; even though everyone always wishes that they never have to miss a day of lighting. Grid-tied lighting is where the system is dependent on the main ...

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