Category Archives: Solar power energy

USA vs China – energy battle continues

USA vs China – energy battle continues The installed capacity of the new U.S. plants in January 2013 was 1231 MW. All these megawatts are coming from renewable energy. As reported in U.S. Internet portal “Renewable Energy World.com”, according to the Federal Secretariat for Energy regulation newly installed capacity for electricity production are coming exclusively …

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Solar systems

Solar systems and some prerequisites for their use Solar systems due to the possibility for the production of sanitary hot water and high degree of energy efficiency, without having to pollute the environment are worldwide trend. Looking the advantage of solar systems and the savings they made in terms of electricity, have led many states …

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Soon photovoltaic from any materials

The discovery of new materials for making cheap and efficient solar cells is the Holy Grail for solar panels industry. Some recent findings represent a significant step towards achieving that goal. Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is under the jurisdiction of the Department of Energy, and the University of California, Berkeley, recently …

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Using solar energy for heating and hot water

Solar thermal systems are mainly used for domestic hot water, but thanks to energy policy and to better thermal characteristics of buildings there are increasingly use of solar energy for heating. Using solar energy can cover up to 65% of annual demand for heat. Converting solar energy into thermal energy through the collectors to heat …

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