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Australian scientists just set a new solar power efficiency record

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:41:42 +0000

Scientists at the Australian National University have set a world record for efficiency for a solar thermal dish generating steam for power stations. The team halved energy losses and achieved a 97 percent conversion of sunlight into steam through a new receiver for a solar concentrator dish. This beats commercial systems by about seven percentage ...



Types of Outdoor LED Lights for Homes

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:28:03 +0000

This kind of lighting is known for being vitality productive, dependable, and brilliant. This is the reason numerous property holders use LED lights for homes both inside and outside use. Since they don’t require much vitality to function admirably they are particularly useful in sun powered lighting. What’s more, on the grounds that the knob ...



Europeans Using Solar Power To Transform Urine Into Beer

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:42:41 +0000

For the second year in a row, a team of researchers at Belgium’s Ghent University is collecting urine at one of Europe’s largest festivals, Roskilde. The researchers are hoping that by the time next year’s festival rolls around, one of the country’s breweries should have plenty of recycled urine beer to pour out for adventurous ...



Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 21:34:20 +0000

A solar powered plane has landed in Abu Dhabi, completing a historic round-the-world trip with stops in India, Asia, Europe and North America. “I’ve been waiting for this moment for 15 years,” said Solar Impulse chairman and pilot, Bertrand Piccard, in an impromptu speech on the tarmac shortly after landing. “We should never accept the ...



UK firm powers 49,000 homes through solar energy in Nigeria

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 12:13:51 +0000

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, UKAID, in a bid to increase electricity supply in Nigeria, has provided solar energy to 49,000 homes within the Nation. According to the agency in charge of the programme in Nigeria ‘SolarNigeria’, the funds from the UK DFID will be used to scale the market for solar home ...



The Advantages Of Solar LED Lights

Sun, 29 May 2016 22:41:34 +0000

Supplanting your energy source and picking vitality lessening lighting choices can have an immense effect to your expenses and even offer you solid lighting particularly for your open air needs. There are such a large number of lighting options and sunlight based LED lights are a portion of as well as can be expected pick. ...



Could Libya become the world’s solar power leader?

Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:19:18 +0000

Another study by Nottingham Trent University recommends Libya may deliver very nearly seven times more power from sun oriented vitality than oil every day. Libya is situated in North Africa along the Tropic of Cancer. This area gives abundant daylight for the duration of the day. Libya’s atmosphere incorporate couple of shady days, further expanding ...



3 Types of PV Inverters

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 13:49:50 +0000

PV inverters (additionally called sunlight based inverters) are intended to change over direct present (DC) into exchanging current (AC). There are three noteworthy sorts of PV inverters however each assumes a comparative part of exchanging a charge to power utility frameworks and home machines. One negative of the inverters is the much shorter lifespan contrasted ...



World’s First Solar Powered Airport

Sun, 20 Mar 2016 10:23:10 +0000

The southern city of Kochi is now the proud home of the first airport in the world solar energy. On August 18, the Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) -India international largest in terms of passenger traffic to any ordered 12 megawatts (MW) of solar projects fourth airport. The airport already had the most efficient solar panels ...



DOE to spend $7 million on North Alaska solar power, where it’s dark 24/7 all winter

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:44:37 +0000

The Department of Energy reported Monday that it will give $7 million dollars in specialized backing for sun oriented force boards for Native Alaskan tribes that might be helpful for a large portion of the year. Most efficient solar panels that is on the grounds that these sun based boards are in the most distant ...