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  • radiation
  • Over ten millions euros has already gone into identifying the best location in the Tunisian Sahara to harness the intense solar radiation. (reuters.com)
  • It is better to store the heat of solar radiation in liquids, solids or air. (dlr.de)
  • In many depressed countries the level of solar radiation is considerably high and it could be the primary energy source under conditions that low cost, simple-to-be-used technologies are employed. (scribd.com)
  • 2016
  • In fact, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or NREL - one of 12 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) labs working on energy, renewable energy, energy storage and the like - solar PV system prices fell below $0.65 per watt in 2016, compared with $0.74 per watt a year ago and $4 per watt in 2008. (motherearthnews.com)
  • Rocky Mountain Institute, an independent nonprofit focused on market-based clean energy solutions, commended Lockheed Martin for its commitment to renewable energy, "As one of the first corporations to announce a major renewable energy deal in 2016, we applaud Lockheed Martin for its clean energy leadership, not only in its sector but across the market broadly," said HervĂ© Touati, head of Rocky Mountain Institute's Business Renewables Center. (solarthermalmagazine.com)
  • generators
  • Some enthusiasts have made the solar generators themselves following the detailed outlines on the internet. (sooperarticles.com)
  • And then, as if staged to illustrate the urgency of the need, the tent on the soccer field went dark-the diesel generators powering the lights had stopped. (scientificamerican.com)
  • produce
  • The ray of the sun is enough to produce solar power. (sooperarticles.com)
  • As part of European Union moves to produce more renewable energy , Spain has agreed to use renewable power for at least one-fifth of its energy needs by 2020 and to do even more by 2050. (earthtimes.org)
  • Under certain conditions, photosynthetic organisms can also produce hydrogen gas which is one of the cleanest sources of energy. (wiley.com)
  • For a home to truly be energy-independent, it would need to produce and store energy for later use. (singularityhub.com)
  • The K-air battery packed a much higher energy density than Li-ion batteries and was shown to be cheap to produce and almost 100% energy-efficient without producing toxic byproducts. (singularityhub.com)
  • These lamps comprise a solar array connected with a wind turbine, and can produce up to 380W of power. (tuvie.com)
  • The lamps are able to produce the maximum power of 380W if the sun is shining and at the same time the wind are blowing as well. (tuvie.com)
  • Clouds and storms also restrict the amount of energy you can produce by blocking light rays that would have otherwise been absorbed by the solar panel. (renewableresourcescoalition.org)
  • Solar power also affects land use when it comes to mining and production of materials needed to produce photovoltaics. (renewableresourcescoalition.org)
  • They genetically engineered E. coli to produce large amounts of lycopene--a dye that gives tomatoes their red-orange colour and is particularly effective at harvesting light for conversion to energy. (eurekalert.org)
  • Produce up to 50% more energy by using a gas and steam turbine that emits less carbon emissions. (eonenergy.com)
  • conventional
  • The LED lamps also have an estimated lifetime that is five times longer than conventional HPSV lamps and energy savings of 80% or more. (stabroeknews.com)
  • These hybrid materials that we are developing can be manufactured economically and sustainably, and, with sufficient optimization, could perform at comparable efficiencies as conventional solar cells. (eurekalert.org)
  • Carbon
  • In China, the power sector is currently the largest carbon emitter and the transportation sector is the fastest-growing carbon emitter. (mdpi.com)
  • In addition, the photovoltaic powered electric vehicle model has pollutant reduction potentials of 99.8%, 99.7% and 100% for carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrogen oxides, respectively, compared with a traditional gasoline-fueled car. (mdpi.com)
  • This analysis also suggests that carbon pricing promotes renewable energy only when the price of carbon is above $20/t. (mdpi.com)
  • operational
  • With the implementation of this project the total operational solar power capacity in Israel owned by EDF Enegies has increased to 160 MW, from 11 projects. (cleantechies.com)
  • Signing this agreement for the acquisition of large-scale renewable power is a significant milestone towards our commitment to environmental stewardship and is one more step in the expansion of our Go Green program looking for operational efficiencies and best business value to our operations," said Lockheed Martin Vice President of Energy, Environment, Safety and Health Carol B. Cala. (solarthermalmagazine.com)
  • hydrogen
  • If successful, it could expand the production of hydrogen from solar power in the future. (energycentral.com)
  • Put "batteries" on board, implying hydrogen would be carried to power a fuel cell "battery" on each and every car. (treehugger.com)
  • Alternatively, "electric batteries" could be located along the line, to power the train car electric motors via wire, such that elemental hydrogen is not stored aboard. (treehugger.com)
  • efficient
  • While this system isn't ideal, the lack of an efficient battery system to store the excess energy necessitates it. (singularityhub.com)
  • Dr. Wu's patent-pending device, however, may bring us one step closer to the development of a system where efficient, decentralized power generation is the norm. (singularityhub.com)
  • It will save the excess generated energy in a battery that will supply the required power to lighten the high efficient LEDs all through the night. (tuvie.com)
  • The process however is not as environmentally efficient as standard forms of hydroelectric energy. (amazonaws.com)
  • cost
  • The cost of creating renewable energy is falling all the time and in a few years it could be cheaper than producing fossil fuels, he claims. (earthtimes.org)
  • The main types of lamps are the 250 watts high pressure sodium vapour (HPSV) lamps and 175 watts mercury vapour lamps, which together consume about 12 million kWh of energy annually at an estimated cost of $670M per year. (stabroeknews.com)
  • According to the GEA, solar-powered LED street lamps have a major advantage in that they are not affected by utility failure and operate at low voltages, which makes them cost effective and a safe option for workers. (stabroeknews.com)
  • A new project at the Southern Research Institute is in the works that could shoot low cost concentrating solar power from an also-ran to a major player in the competitive energy marketplace. (cleantechnica.com)
  • That's where the competitive aspect of low cost concentrating solar power part comes in. (cleantechnica.com)
  • Different types of technology cost different amounts of capital and they output a different amount of power. (amazonaws.com)
  • The point is that in order for the switch to be made to more environmentally-friendly power, the cost had to come down to where it was on a par with coal etc. and now it has. (green-blog.org)
  • Sensitivity analysis results indicated that interest rate has a relatively strong influence on COE (Cost of Energy). (mdpi.com)
  • project
  • The team behind the TuNur project hope the Saharan sunshine will be a shining light not only for renewable energy, but for the future of Tunisia. (reuters.com)
  • The research effort is a $1.05 million project funded partly by the Energy Department under President Obama's SunShot Initiative. (cleantechnica.com)
  • According to recent media reports , EDF Energies Nouvelles has commissioned 50.1 MW solar PV power project in Israel. (cleantechies.com)
  • The project is located in Negev desert over an area of 60 hectares and comprises of around 200,000 solar modules supplied by Photowatt. (cleantechies.com)
  • EDF Energies Nouvelles already operates 40 MW solar power project in the Negev desert which was commissioned in 2015. (cleantechies.com)
  • This project surely will help the streets becoming self sufficient with street lamps that can generate the power they require. (tuvie.com)
  • The first pilot project with an air-sand heat exchanger and a power rating of 15 kilowatts was completed recently. (dlr.de)
  • Our solution to a uniquely B.C. problem is a significant step toward making solar energy more economical," said Vikramaditya Yadav, a professor in UBC's department of chemical and biological engineering who led the project. (eurekalert.org)
  • You can contact the company for a quote by filling in the online form with your requirements and the company representatives shall contact you within no time to discuss your solar energy needs and accordingly take the project forward. (webnewswire.com)
  • efficiently
  • These salts store solar heat efficiently enough to drive steam turbines for up to seven hours. (dlr.de)
  • turbine
  • Tagged as horizontal axis wind turbine , led lamps , solar array , street lamps , using renewable energy , vertical axis wind turbine . (tuvie.com)
  • With CSP, there's no complicated silicon manufacturing processes (as with solar PV), no deep holes to drill (as with geothermal) and no high-altitude turbine housings to keep greased (as with wind). (renewableenergyfocus.com)
  • operates
  • Similar to the Southeastern Power Administration, the Southwest Power Administration was established by the secretary of interior in the 1940's and operates within the Department of Energy. (amazonaws.com)
  • limitations
  • The new device, the brainchild of Dr. Yiying Wu, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry, may overcome some limitations in both solar cell and battery technology. (singularityhub.com)
  • lithium
  • Another advancement in the device is how the energy is stored, using a next generation lithium battery called lithium-air (Li-air) or lithium-oxygen battery. (singularityhub.com)
  • These batteries use lithium at the anode and oxygen (from air) at the cathode to create current, and they can have up to 15 times the energy density of Li-ion batteries-matching the energy density of gasoline. (singularityhub.com)
  • International Battery , a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer and developer of large lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, announced that it is partnering with HNU Energy to assess the effectiveness of storing solar energy using Li-ion battery technology. (ceramics.org)
  • battery
  • Usually, up to 20% of the energy produced by a solar cell is lost as it travels to and charges a battery. (singularityhub.com)
  • But since this new device combines the solar cell and battery into one device, nearly 100% of the energy produced can be stored. (singularityhub.com)
  • Previously, Dr. Wu and his team developed a potassium-air battery (K-air) that won major funding from Ohio State University and the Department of Energy. (singularityhub.com)
  • Next, the researchers overcame several technological challenges to combine this Li-air battery with a solar cell to provide the energy. (singularityhub.com)
  • The battery-powered RTU integrates two analog inputs, three digital inputs, one pulse counter input and several excitation options for powering measuring transducers. (azocleantech.com)
  • coal
  • In private, they discuss the threat to the traditional utility model that it represents, and in boardrooms, that threat - among coal, oil, or even nuclear-centric utilities - becomes the 2,000-pound gorilla of energy generation. (motherearthnews.com)
  • It is not acceptable that three billion people have to rely on wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste for cooking and heating'-forms of energy that are highly polluting and pose health risks. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Increasingly, expensive oil, coal and global warming are causing an energy revolution by requiring fossil fuels to be supplemented by alternative energy sources and by requiring changes in lifestyle. (typepad.com)
  • compounds
  • Photosynthetic organisms have learned to utilize this abundant source of energy by converting it into high-energy biochemical compounds. (wiley.com)