Vatican Generates 200 Watts of Solar Power per Capita

published: 2010-12-30 14:25
According to local media, L"Osservatore Romano, after Vatican city installed 2,400 photovoltaic panels at the Paul VI Audience Hall, the solar power generated during peak times reached 200 watts per capita. The number is cons...  more

Solar Power Tower, a Type of Solar Power Generation Station

published: 2010-12-24 10:22
This is how it works: Fields of heliostats(a device that automatically tracks and keeps reflecting sunlight toward a predetermined target) are first installed and a tower is built with a furnace on the top in an optimal location i...  more

1 MW of Solar System on Average Can Save $ 200,000 Annually

published: 2010-12-17 10:59
Los Angeles Times reported on 11th of December that World Cruise Center of Port of Los Angeles located in Los Angeles, California spent 42 million dollars on renovating its hardware including the 1 MW solar PV installations, one o...  more

Introduction of Concentrating Solar Power

published: 2010-12-10 10:05
Concentrated solar power (CSP), which is also called solar thermal power generation, is believed to merge as a practical means of alternative energy after the success of wind energy and solar cells. A successful example of CSP ins...  more

The solar market may face excess supply in 2011

published: 2010-12-02 9:58
The chairman of European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), Ingmar Wilhelm, said due to new market entrants in Asia, global solar market in 2011 may appear to be balanced between supply and demand or slightly oversupplied. ...  more

What is photovoltaic glass?

published: 2010-11-11 13:28
PV glass is a special glass that is used to generate PV power. The solar cells are embedded between two glass panes and, when used in PV glass application, they are either crystalline silicon or thin film. When applying crystallin...  more

Applications of Solar Energy

published: 2010-11-05 16:44
Solar energy is a clean source of energy that produces zero carbon emission. It is a perfect solution to worldwide climatic problems that we now believe are a result of excessive carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. It is generated b...  more