ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS

solar energy research papers 2015 IEEE PAPER




Nanomaterials for Solar Energy Harvesting and Storage
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Solar energy harvesting and storage have nowadays attracted tremendous research efforts due to the increasing energy challenges that fossil fuels are being rapidly consumed by modern technology. For material chemists, how to develop materials that are effective in

Theoretical Evaluation of Energy Efficiency of Solar Basin by Experimental Data
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University, Firoozabad, Iran Abstract This work represents a novel method for producing sweet water from effluent wastewater and generating electricity using renewable energy sources, solar energy specifically. Performance of a

Solar Architect-Intelligent Recommendation Engine for Solar Energy Battery Use
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ABSTRACT Few years ago, a 10 Gigabyte of data was considered to be a large amount of data. However, with the enhancement of ease of use of internet and social networking, data collection boosted to more than a terabyte of data in a day. With this increase in the data

EVALUATING THE USE OF OPEN DATA TO ESTIMATE THE GLOBAL SOLAR ENERGYPOTENTIAL
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ABSTRACT Demand for renewable sources of electricity is a fast growing sector, due to the global efforts to reduce CO2 emissions. In particular, solar energy plays a promising role for both developed and developing countries. Despite this however, only a limited amount of

A Novel Supervisory Command Integration for Large-Scale of a Solar Energy/Fuel Cell/Ultra-capacitor
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Abstract: In this paper, we present a Stand-alone Power system (SPS). The goal of this system is the ensuring of the electricity production without interruption in remote areas. It consists generally of a five components which are a solar energy, an energy storage that

Solar thermal collector component for high-resolution stochastic bottom-up domestic energy demand models
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Simulation of a solar energy system by means of an electrical resistance network. Solar Energy, Solar engineering of thermal processes.

Mean versus Standard Deviation Trade-offs in Wind and Solar Energy Investments: The Case of California
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Abstract Understanding how the aggregate output risk of intermittent wind and solar resources scales with the location and magnitude of these generation capacity investments is increasingly important to maintaining a reliable supply of electricity. Using hourly

Study on the Performance of Photogalvanic Cell for Solar Energy Conversion and Storage
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Solar energy conversion and storage was studied through Photogalvanic effect using photogalvanic cell using Rose Bengal–Oxalic acid–CTAB System. The oxalic acid as reductant, Rose Bengal as sensitized dye and Cetryl hexadecyl ammonium bromide as

Water Desalination using Solar Energy: Humidification and Dehumidification Principle
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Abstract The objective of this paper is to demonstrate an experimental investigation of a water desalination system using solar energy that applies the humidification and dehumidification principle. A prototype/test rig was designed, fabricated and assembled in

Overgeneration from Solar Energy in California: A Field Guide to the Duck Chart
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Abstract In 2013, the California Independent System Operator published the duck chart, which shows a significant drop in mid-day net load on a spring day as solar photovoltaics (PV) are added to the system. The chart raises concerns that the conventional power

Development of a Modeling Strategy for Adaptive Multifunctional Solar Energy Building Envelope Systems
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targets for clean on-site energy self-sufficiency within the building sector, the integration of adaptive high efficiency solar collection systems into building envelope systems could offer broad additional benefits

Best Practices Handbook for the Collection and Use of Solar Resource Data for Solar EnergyApplications
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As the world looks for low-carbon sources of energy, solar power stands out as the single most abundant energy resource on Earth. Harnessing this energy is the challenge for this century. Photovoltaics, solar heating and cooling, and concentrating solar power (CSP)

Novel method to synthesize silver nanofluid for solar energy applications
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Abstract-Nanofluid is a new class of heat transfer fluid in the area of energy research and engineering. In the present work, silver/water nanofluid is synthesized and it is characterized. One step method was developed for the preparation of silver nanofluid

Solar energy innovation and Silicon Valley
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Abstract. The growth of the US and global solar energy industry depends on a strong relationship between science and engineering innovation, manufacturing, and cycles of policy design and advancement. The mixture of the academic and industrial engine of

Energy, Exergy and Anergy Analysis of a Solar Desiccant Cooling System
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The analysis shows the direction for exergy destruction/anergy minimization by identifying and quantifying the sites with exergy losses. Index Terms Energy, exergy, anergy, desiccant cooling, solarenergy, exergy efficiency.

The Role of Solar Energy towards 100% Renewable Power Supply for Israel: Integrating Solar PV, Wind Energy, CSP and Storages
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RESULTS We have found an optimal structure of the energy system for different shares of RE for the cost years 2020 and 2030 (Fig. 2). For both cost years, the least cost and consequently major energy source is solar PV; however, for 2020 CSP still plays a

Review on Water Desalination using Renewable Solar Energy
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Abstract The availability of drinking water is the very important for all. Plenty of water sources are available on the earth but only 1% of the Earth's water is in a fresh, liquid state, and nearly all of this is polluted by both pathogens and toxic chemicals. Though there are

Drying Nerium Oleander in an Indirect Solar Dryer Using Phase Change Material as an Energy Storage Medium
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the heat losses. II. MEASUREMENTS AND EXPERIMENTAL PREPARATION The ISD was designed and fabricated in the SolarEnergy Laboratory workshop, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University. Complete design details

The Role of Concentrating Solar Power in Integrating Solar and Wind Energy
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This represents the output from the aggregated fleet of CSP plants if they were deployed without energy storage. This curve demonstrates how the net demand for energy has been shifted by the PV, and how solarenergy is no longer coincident with demand.

Forestry plantations of Pinus caribaea in Venezuela as a solar energy collector
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Thermel energy storage in solar water heater using phase change material
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In this paper we investigate the feasibility of using a latent heat storage unit in SWH and it is one of the most efficient ways of storing thermal energy with fatty acid, an inorganic salt based phase change material to store the excess solarenergy and releases it when the energy The goal of each thematic volume is to give the non-specialist reader, whether at the university or in industry, a comprehensive overview of an area where new insights are emerging that are of interest to larger scientific audience. Thus each review within the

Anti-frost and energy-saving transparent glass widows manipulated through solar-absorbing metamaterial coatings
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solar absorption time for (a) Initial outside temperature15°C; (b) Initial outside temperature -30°C. Page 9. an example, the total solar absorptance or the fraction of absorbed solarenergy at the normal incidence can be calculated by (Wang and Wang, 2013) = . 6)

Advancing the" Sunulator" Analysis Tool to Support Australian Solar Energy Initiatives
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Abstract In partnership with the Alternative Technology Association (ATA), our team developed the groundwork to advance the" Sunulator", a program ATA designed to analyse feasibility of Australian solar energy initiatives. We provided a set of representative

An estimation of solar energy potential using point solar radiation tool in ARC-GIS: A case study of College of Engineering, Pune
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Abstract In the day of energy crisis, fossil fuels becoming scare day by day due to limited reserves. Hence, the time has to come to depend on renewable energy, which is called as Clean Energy,Green Energy as well as Alternative Energy. Solar energy is one of the

Determination of Energy Gap Efficiency in Dye Polymer Solar Cells
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Although significant progress has been made, the efficiency of converting solarenergy into electrical power obtained with plastic solar cells still does not warrant commercialization the most efficient devices have an efficiency of 4-5%. (CJ Brabec, et al-2014).

Hybrid Solar Kitchen waste based Plant for Green Buildings: An Approach to meet the standards of Zero Energy Buildings
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1.2 Solar PV systems: With the latest technical advancements and declining prices in SolarEnergy can be easily integrated in to the Distributed generation. More commonly are solarenergy systems that are tied to a grid and trade electricity.

USER'S GUIDE to the MACC-RAD Services on solar energy
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Executive Summary The European Earth observation programme Copernicus aims at providing environmental information to support policymakers, public authorities and both public and commercial users. A systematic monitoring and forecasting of the state of the

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF FORECAST MODELS TO PREDICT SOLAR RADIATION TIME-SERIES FOR SOLAR ENERGY APPLICATIONS
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ABSTRACT: The implementation of data processing techniques to forecast solar time-series, namely for solar energy applications is part of the currently emerging thoughts that point to the development of more appropriate forecasting techniques to determine the evolution of

Energy Saving Hybrid Solar Lighting System Model For Small Houses
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Abstract: The main aim of this research work is to develop a prototype of a new affordable solar lighting system model in order to increase the efficiency of solarenergy in small houses/buildings, ie, Hybrid Solar Lighting Systems (HSL).

Solar energy sustains universal self-reliance in water supply
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Abstract Meeting current and future drinking water quality demand depends on the capability of the scientific community to present efficient and affordable solutions. The ideal solution works under conditions prevailing in remote areas without access to any electricity grid.

Economic and Policy Evaluation of Solar Energy for Indiana Business and Residential Applications
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Solar energy has been expanding in the US and globally recently, as have other renewable energy sources such as wind, hydro, and biomass, because they are clean and sustainable. Solar energy can easily be installed by individual consumers at a relatively small-scale

Solar Lighting Technologies for Highway Green Rest Areas in China: Energy Saving Economic and Environmental Evaluation
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As the clean and renewable energy, solarenergy will not cause environmental pollution as traditional energy like coal, oil, and other fossil fuels during the using process. Development and utilization of solarenergy lighting are one of the most important energy saving measures.

CULTURAL RESOURCES REPORT for the JACUMBA SOLAR ENERGY PROJECT, SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA PDS2014-MUP-14-041 and
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This report presents the results of Dudek's cultural resources study for the Jacumba Solar Energy Project (Project) located in the unincorporated community of Jacumba, San Diego County, California (Figure 1-1). The Project falls in Section 11 of the Jacumba

Baldness+ Solar energy= happiness
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Baldness gives unhappiness to a person. People feel it as a sign of getting old and the person feels that because of his baldness his looks suffer. People will do anything and go to any length to get a good crop of hair on their head. Worldwide hair loss treatment industry

A Computational Mechanism for Analysis of the Functional Dependence of Solar EnergyTransmissivity on Collector's Latitude Angle and Exposure Time
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Abstract This paper presents a factorial analysis of energy transmissivity by solar collector based on the collector exposure time and latitude angle of its location. A two-factorial model was derived and validated for the predictive analysis. The model structure highlighted the

Numerical and Experimental Study on Energy Performance of Photovoltaic-Heat Pipe Solar Collector in Northern China
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1. Introduction In recent years, photovoltaic technology has been developing quickly. Many studies [1, 2] found that only less than 20% solarenergy was converted into electricity, while the rest was converted into heat, which increased photovoltaic (PV) cell temperature.

Solar Energy in Chile
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ATLERNATIVE ENERGY step forward by requiring energy-generating companies to include at least 5% of their electricity from non-conventional renewable energy sources by 2010, without including large hydro (only up to 20 MW). This quota of renewable energy set a 5

An application of a multi model approach for solar energy prediction in Southern Italy
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The accuracy of the short and medium range forecast of solar irradiance is very important for solar energy integration into the grid. This issue is particularly important for Southern Italy where a significant availability of solar energy is associated with a poor development of

Solar Energy Centre, New Delhi.
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India is running one of the largest SPV programme among the developing countries. Storage batteries are being the most critical component of any SPV system in view of cyclic availability of the sun in 24h domain and the intermittent nature of available radiation.

Design of High Step up Modified Model for Hybrid Solar/Wind Energy System
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This combination overcomes the discontinuous nature of wind and solarenergy sources, when one source is not available for power generation, another source can be used. So double input buck energy resources, Wind and Solarenergy has turned

Increasing of Electrical Energy with Solar Tracking System at the Region which Has Turkey's Most Solar Energy Potential
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Abstract:In this study, we investigated the efficiency of our own two-axis solar tracking photovoltaic system which designed by us according to a fixed system. The system's energy consumption was minimized by using tipper motor in the two-axis solar tracking system.

The projections for the future and quality in the past of the World Energy Outlook for solar PV and other renewable energy technologies
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ABSTRACT Global energy demand has grown steadily since the industrial revolution. During the two decades from 1991 to 2012, total primary energy demand (TPED) grew from 91,200 to 155,400 TWhth, or by 70%, and projections expect this number to increase by a These notes on photovoltaic solar energy conversion result from lectures given to graduate students in the Physics Department of Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg over the last two decades, the aim being to increase the number of young people getting expertise in '

Utilization of Solar Energy for Driving a Water Pumping System
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A solar-powered pump is a normal pump with an electric motor. Electricity for the motor is generated onsite through a solar panel which converts solar energy to direct-current (DC) electricity. Because the nature of the electrical output from a solar panel is DC, a

PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF A SOLAR GRAPE DRYER WITH THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE BY PCM
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dryer. The use of solarenergy in recent years had reached a remarkable edge. rise. Of all the renewable sources of energy available, solarenergy is the most abundant one and is available in both direct as well as indirect forms.

Assessment of Solar Energy Opportunity in a Bicycle Manufacturing Plant
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Abstract: Solar energy is a potential renewable source of energy in the present scenario. The main aim of the present work is to explore the options of using solar energy in a bicycle manufacturing plant and to identify the options for reducing the energy cost involved in the

Solar Tree–An innovative approach for rural energy source
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type of PV generator (Fig.1). Figure 1. Conventional solar PV generator The solar energy The solarenergy is the most readily available sources of energy. It does not belong to anybody and is therefore free. It is also one of the

Solar photovoltaic-powered membrane distillation as sustainable clean energy technology in desalination
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Renewable energy like solarenergy is abundant in arid and semi-arid regions. Historical data con- clude the existence of strong bond between energy avail- ability and economic activity3. Solarenergy insolation worldwide is 3–7 kWh/m2/day.

Space Based Solar Power–An Step to Wireless Energy Transfer
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of a diffusing atmosphere and night time in space. Part of the solarenergy (55-60%) is lost on its way through the atmosphere by the effects of reflection and absorption. Space-based solar power systems convert sunlight to microwaves

A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS ON SIZING OF SOLAR ENERGY HARVESTER ELEMENTS FOR WIRELESS SENSOR MOTES
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Abstract-Wireless sensor networks (WSN) have limited lifetime due to on board battery. The lifetime can be improved by energy harvesting solutions. In this paper the solar energy harvester requirements for TelosB mote has been analyzed and calculated. Photovoltaic (

Characteristics of Customer-Side Business Models-the Case of Solar Energy Deployment
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ABSTRACT Financial supporting schemes and falling prices on photovoltaic technology contributes to the growth of a global market for solar energy. However, this does not mean that photovoltaic energy is commercially competitive, since upfront costs, uncertain

Study of the Hybrid Sulfur Water-splitting Cycle powered by solar energy
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A concrete possibility of obtaining an actually carbon free fuel is represented by hydrogen production through water splitting thermochemical cycles powered with renewable energy. One of the most promising thermochemical cycles proposed in the literature is the Hybrid

Research on the Prediction of Solar Energy Generation based on Measured Environmental Data
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Abstract As a kind of renewable energy, solar power becomes more and more widely used as the power supply for large-scale datacenters to save the brown energy consumption and to reduce the overall cost. The prediction accuracy of solar energy generation becomes a

Simulation and comparison of perturb and observe and incremental conductance MPPT algorithms for solar energy system connected to grid
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Abstract. Solar energy is a clean, green and renewable source of energy. It is available in abundance in nature. Solar cells by photovoltaic action are able to convert the solar energy into electric current. The output power of solar cell depends upon factors such as solar

Study on Solar Energy for Pre-Cooling Technology of Fruit and Vegetable
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Solar Energy Applications for Agriculture in India
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Abstract Sun is the real source of energy and may able to minimize environmental degradation and enriching agriculture. Renewable energy and farming are a winning combination. Wind, solar and biomass energy can be harvested forever, providing farmers

Effect of Electrical Field Resonances due to Perturbation Slit Tunnel Junction for a PotentialSolar Energy Collector at 10 Micrometer Radiation
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At room temperature of 287 K, most of the thermal radiation is reradiated at 10 µm (or 30 THz). This abundant energy radiation can be vital alternative to replace the needs of fuels that generated undesired and harmful environment pollutions. A number of antenna

Prediction of the Power Output of Solar Cells Using Neural Networks: Solar Cells Energy Sector in Palestine
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We aim to create a model that able to connect time, place, and the relations between randomly distributed solarenergy units. The system analyzes collected data from units through solar cells distributed in different places in Palestine.

Investigating the impact of clouds on solar energy production–Analyzing different photovoltaic technologies on different time scales
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Solar energy is one option to serve the rising global energy demand with low environmental impact. 1 Building an energy system with a considerable share of solar power requires long- term investment and a careful investigation of potential sites. Therefore, understanding the

An Economic Assessment of the Concentrated Solar Power with National Energy Regulator of South African Feed-in Tariff Scheme
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Concentrated solar power has the potential of producing low cost, clean and reliable electricity. This paper begins with an introduction of solarenergy concept. The section 2 is an overview of the concentrated solar power technology and Systems Advisor Model (SAM).

Exploring the Reduction of Pollutant and Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Utilizing Solar Zero Energy Buildings in Iran
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Therefore, it is essential to take actions towards finding alternative sources of energy as well as conserving non-renewable energy resources. Solarenergy is the solution for the world's energy requirements and is the way of the future.

The Effect of Piping Heat Losses on the Efficiency of Solar Thermal Water Heating in a Net-Zero Energy Home
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environment if not heavily insulated. The results of this paper highlight this type of heat loss as it negatively impacted the solarenergy utilization of the DHW system over the course of a 5-month period. Tania Ullah is a mechanical

The Potentials of Concentrating Solar Thermal Power (CSTP) in Meeting Saudi Future Energy Gap
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poverty. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia geographical location place it at an advantage to utilize solarenergy in offsetting part of its domestic energy consumption. Manuscript received March 14, 2014; revised May 05, 2014. OP

Thin films of functional redox materials for solar energy conversion, electrocatalysis, and energy storage.
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First of all, I thank to my parents, Vladimir and Tatiana Obraztsov, and to my brother, Aleksei, for their love, for guiding me through the life meanders, and for being an unwearying source of inspirations. I thank to my wife, Valya, for being the basis of my life, home and flowers in

Solar Energy RDI Roadmap for South Africa
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ABSTRACT The national Departments of Science and Technology, and Energy, have jointly initiated a Solar Energy Technology Roadmap (SETRM) for South Africa. This paper focuses on one aspect of the SETRM, namely: the research, development and innovation (RDI)

PLANNING FOR SOLAR ENERGY IN HALIFAX NEIGHBOURHOODS
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SUMMARY Solar energy is the cleanest and most abundant energy resource that does not contribute to global warming Halifax has good resources of solar energy and high energy demand

Energy and exergy analysis of a novel gravity-fed solid particle solar receiver
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Keywords: Solid-particle solar receiver; Thermal energy storage; Thermodynamical analysis 1. Introduction A major problem that prevents solarenergy from being used as a mainstream source of power is its dependence on intermittent solar radiation. * Corresponding author.

Solar and Wind Energy Potential in the Tabuk Region, Saudi Arabia
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Sunlight, or solarenergy, is a form of clean energy and can be used directly for generating electricity for a variety of commercial and industrial uses. Keywords: Solar energy, wind potential, renewable energy, Saudi Arabia Introduction

Community Solar Programs and the Democratization of the Energy System
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In July of this year, the Obama Administration announced a major new initiative to increase access to solarenergy for all Americans, in particular low- and moderate- income put in place more than 260 solarenergy projects, including projects to help low- and moderate-

MPPT Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Incremental Conductance Algorithm Maximum Power Point (MPP) Electrical Power Thermal Energy using DSP
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and irradiation. Solarenergy systems have emerged as a viable source of renewable energy over the past two or three decades, and are now widely utilized for a variety of industrial and domestic applications. Such systems

Energy Gaps, Donor and Accepter Levels for Polymer Solar Cells Doped with Different Dyes
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References René Janssen (2005), Introduction to polymer solar cells, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. Li, B., Wang, L., Kang, B., and Qiu, Y. (2006), SolarEnergy and Solar Cells, Wiley-VCH. Hadziioannou

An algorithm for the selection of structure for artificial networks. Case study: solar thermal energy systems
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In solar combisystems when the solar loop is not working, the heat is supplied by the auxiliary energy source. In order to have sustainable energy systems, any situation whereby the energy resources available for free (like solarenergy) are wasted is not acceptable.

Indoor Solar Thermal Energy Saving Time with Phase Change Material in a Horizontal Shell and Finned-Tube Heat Exchanger
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1. Introduction The general interest in renewable energy source applications, particularly solar energy, has increased as a result of paying closer attention and extended research on environmental considerations along with effective and rational energy man- agement.

Methods for Analyzing the Economic Value of Concentrating Solar Power with Thermal Energy Storage
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Page 1. NREL is a national laboratory of the US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC This report is available at no cost from the National

Techno-economic optimization of Concentrated Solar Power plants with thermocline thermal energy storage and integrated steam generator
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The absorber is a stainless steel tube (70 mm in diameter) which is treated with selective coating to obtain a high absorptance in the solarenergy spectrum, and low emittance in the infrared (ie 95 % and 7.3 % respectively from manufacturer specifications).

Direct Current and Alternative Current Based Solar Micro-Grid in Rural Energy Infrastructure
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about 25-30 TW. The present state of solarenergy technologies is such as single solar cell efficiencies have reached over 20%, Photovoltaic (PV) is a technology that converts light, directly into electricity [17]. To explain the

Performance Evaluation and Simulation of Solar Panel, Wind Mill, Fuel Cell Hybrid System for Small Scale Energy Harvesting
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Among the alternatives, wind and solarenergy technologies have drawn a significant attention recently. II. HYBRID POWER SYSTEM A. Solar Photovoltaic Module Solar (PV) module serves for the generation of electric energy from solarenergy.

Valuing large-scale solar photovoltaics in future electricity generation portfolios and its implications for energy and climate policies
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Despite their value in improving our understanding of the potential opportunities, challenges and value of wind and solarenergy, work to date does not formally take into account future uncertainties in key cost factors, or the multiple interacting objectives associated with

Effect of Composition on Conjugation Structure and Energy Gap of P3HT: PCBM Organic Solar Cell
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thin films of organic semiconductors, has been the subject of active research over the past 20 years and has received increased interest in recent years by the industrial sector [1]. Organic solar cells offer considerable promise for use in new solarenergy technologies due to

STREAMLINING ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN ROMANIAN SCHOOLS BY IMPLEMENTING PHOTOVOLTAIC AND SOLAR THERMAL ENERGY SYSTEMS
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Another emerging technology in solar electricity generation is concentrated solar power, which uses mirrors to concentrate sunlight onto receivers that collect the solarenergy and heat thermal oil. Solarenergy uses radiation from the sun for heating or electricity generation.

Energy Generation and Utilization By Solar Power, Wind Power and Grid power
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to meet our energy demands. Solarenergy and wind energy are proven to be clean, unlimited and environmental friendly. If any type of energy is considered individually then it shows drawbacks. So problems can be overcome

Dynamic Control of Grid Connected Solar Energy Source System
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Abstract:In the last years a crazy advance in renewable energy sources topic researches is observed. However, the connecting of this devises with the grid systems still a major area of research. In this paper the performance of a solar renewable energy source connected

Treasure Valley Scout Reservation Solar Energy Sustainability Study
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Abstract The purpose of this project was to perform a sustainability and STEM utilization planning study of the Ecology Conservation (ECon) building and site at Treasure Valley Scout Reservation that included the planning of an off-grid solar installation, and a vision

Pathways Towards Renewable Energy in China: Prospects, Politics and Practices-Solar
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How are two different pathways towards solarenergy in China – solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar water heaters – supported and constrained by political debates and China's changing policy- making environment Page 3. SolarEnergy in China

Scopus-Based Analysis of Solar Energy Research in the United Arab Emirates
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Abstract This paper examines and presents the solar energy research situation in the UAE using Scopus-database. Like other countries of GCC, the UAE realizes that it has to rely less on oil and gas and start to consider other sources of energy for power production. The

A NOVEL BOOST RESONANT CONVERTER FOR SOLAR RENEWABLE ENERGY APPLICATIONS
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The free and richly available solarenergy can be converted into electrical energy using photovoltaic (PV) cells. PV sources have the advantages of low maintenance cost, absence of moving/ rotating parts, and pollution-free energy conversion process.

Solar PV with Energy Storage
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Page 9. rate control, SolarEnergy, vol. 111, no. 230 – 240, 2013. [16] R. Hanna, J. Kleissl, A. Nottrott, and M. Ferry, Energy dispatch schedule optimization for de- mand charge reduction using a photovoltaic- battery storage system with solar forecasting, SolarEnergy, vol.

SOLAR ENERGY POLICY DEVELOPMENTS IN EUROPE
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Abstract Solar energy is one of the most important renewable energy sources in Europe offering new possibilities to generate electricity and heat. In this context, the study provides accurate information about researches that characterize the solar resource and

Solar thermal energy use in Hungary: potentials and new opportunities
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However, on the American continent many efficiently operating installations show that even ventilation systems can be directly supplied with solarenergy, when the heat transfer medium is air. To see the opportunities this technology

Energy management of solar car in circuit race
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WRi = 3( v 2/3IM ) 2 R, (18) the total energy consumption of the motor is: WMi = Wi + WRi. (19) The amount of solarenergy collected each interval depends on the time elapsed at that segment: Ti = 2(vi + vi+1)/xdi. (20) The energy use out of the battery can be written as

Solar-Driven Microbial Photoelectrochemical System for Energy Conversion
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Coupling of the renewable solarenergy with the metabolic reaction of microorganisms for need of wastewater treatment and the increasing demand for clean energy. Among different solarenergy conversion devices, photoelectrochemical

Security Issues of Solar Energy Harvesting Road Side Unit (RSU)
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Abstract: Vehicular network security had spanned and covered a wide range of security related issues. However solar energy harvesting Road Side Unit (RSU) security was not defined clearly, it is this aspect that is considered in this paper. In this work, we will Page 1. MARKETING STRATEGIES OF SOLARENERGY FIRMS: SOME POLICY IMPLICATIONS Abstract The authors explore small business involvement in the solarenergy industry and suggest hypotheses for future research. Introduction and Purpose

NEW DESIGN OF A GREENHOUSE SOLAR DISTILLER COUPLED WITH PARABOLIC TROUGH AND THE ENERGY BALANCE OF THIS SYSTEM
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[6] Hamdani M. et all, Revue internationale d'heliotechnique, 43, 8, 2011. [7] Patnode, AM, Simulation and Performance Evaluation of Parabolic Trough Solar Power Plants, Thesis, 2006.

Monitoring of a Concentrating Solar Thermal Field: Energy Measurements and Uncertainty Analysis
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The field consists of four parallel loops of collectors, each loop containing two collector blocks of about 36 m each, for a total aperture of 1048 m2. The solarenergy is used to heat the diathermic oil up to about 250 °C. The absorbed heat is then transferred to a steam generator.

A PROBABILISTIC PRODUCTION SIMULATION APPROACH FOR SYSTEMS WITH INTEGRATED CONCENTRATED SOLAR PLANTS WITH THERMAL
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The concentrated solar plant (CSP) technology has emerged as a promising approach to harness solarenergy, with several implementations under way around the world. operational schedule, but also on the nature of the solarenergy input. The identification of

Enhancing household energy efficiency in central Australia: Analysis of the Alice Solar City initiative
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2000), or policy (Levine et al. 1995, Varone Aebischer 2001). An earlier study into demographic characteristics found that adopters of solarenergy systems were younger and more highly educated, with higher incomes (Labay Kinnear 1981).

A Novel Optimization Algorithm for Reliable Energy Generation Based on Wind, Solar and Fuel Cell
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V. CONCLUSION Scenario 1 indicates that due to the intermittent nature of solarenergy and wind power, systems that only use these REs independently are not reliable. We can also conclude that just expanding the capacity of the RE would not solve the problem.

Cost Optimization of an Electrical Energy Supply from a Hybrid Solar, Wind and Hydropower Plant
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Keywords SolarEnergy, Wind Energy, Hydro Energy, Cost optimization, Matlab Simulation With cost as a criteria, hydro-electricity was first selected and if the demand is still above the supply, wind energy was used in second position and finally followed by solarenergy.

Energy Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness of Solar Water Heaters
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However, they give notice that only 75% of 120 liter of water can be heated by the solarenergy. where: Gw.sol = 90 liter/day – daily quantity of water heated only by solarenergy, 3600 – coefficient of conversion of kJ to kWh.

Renewable Energy Policies and the Solar Home System in Cambodia
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Furthermore, providing training to local technicians and small business entrepreneurs will be necessary to promote the solarenergy business in rural Cambodia. areas; and (ii) explore various scenarios in the solarenergy market by looking into the

Interconnection of Wind–Solar hybrid Renewable Energy source to the 3 phase-3 wire distribution system along with power quality improvements at the grid
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Tertiary cause is the exhaustive nature of fossil fuels and the necessity to find alternative energy source to supply for future demands. Among all the existing RES wind and solarenergy sources have attracted investors due to their abundance in capacity.

Designing an Analytical Tool for Temperature Forecast from the Solar Renewable Energy Computation
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Artificial neural networks and the back propagation algorithm used for temperature forecasting in general are explained. Keywords: SolarEnergy Computation, Temperature Prediction, Back Propagation, Artificial Neural Network 1. Introduction

Renewable Energy for Rural Electrification in Thailand: A Case Study of Solar PV Rooftop Project
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While the Balance of System (BOS) those results. Thus the to produce electricity from solarenergy million baht per MW. While the cost of Solar PV ystem (BOS) ago, still does not change Thus the total costs of the project to icity from solarenergy reduce from 70.4 er MW.

MODELING ELECTRICAL ENERGY PRODUCTION IN NORTHWESTERN CYPRUS BASED ON SOLAR AND WIND MEASUREMENTS
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thesis. Existing mathematical models were used to calculate electrical energy production figures for wind and solarenergy. A circuit was below world standards unlike the results of solarenergy assessment. Numerical comparisons

Energy Intensity Diagnostics Contributed to Solar Dryers Energy Challenges
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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 2652-2670, 2012. [2] KS Jairaj et al., A review of solar dryers developed for grape drying, SolarEnergy, vol. 83, no. 9, pp. 1698-1712, 2009. [3] DR Pangavhane and RL

CAR RUNS BY SOLAR ENERGY
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In Today's world global warming is being increased day by day. There are many reasons like pollution, deforestation, water contamination, etc. In coming years the major problem is depletion of ozone layer which is caused by release of CFC's from vehicles. So the

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Abstract Future Cities is a project implemented in the city of Porto which aims to transform this city in an urban-scale living lab, where new technologies, services and products, can be developed, tested and evaluated. One of the challenges still unsolved is the creation of a

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The installation and operation of electric heaters is permitted in order to supply back up heat during periods when the solarenergy is not sufficient to meet thermal loads. The results of the energy hub model show that thermal

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expanded all over the world. In the process, solarenergy can be transformed to electric power Also, it prevent the scale efficient utilization of the waste heat. Over several decade, multi-productions with solarenergy systems have been introduced for

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Abstract Solar energy is a growing player in the electricity generation industry, second just to natural gas in new electricity generation over the past two years. Policy support is crucial to the success of all energy sources, and solar is no different. This paper uses several Fixed

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ABSTRACT Solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment on existing building roof-tops has proven to be one of the most viable large scale resources of sustainable energy for urban areas. While there have been many studies on roof-top integrated PV systems at building and

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management decision. Photovoltaic solarenergy reached the capacity of 139 GW in 2013, being an expanding market with a high number of government funding projects in the United States and in the European Union. Therefore

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Abstract In 2012 and 2013, solar energy has become the most important source of renewable energy in the European Union, whose main role is to produce electric power. Business models in the solar energy field, as well as the perception on the legal context,

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ancillary devices by directly converting any sort of thermal energy or renewable energies, such as solarenergy (electromagnetic waves) and geothermal energy to electrical energy. energy. Solarenergy, however, is a broader concept than just energy delivered by PV system.

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Gener. Transmiss. Distrib., vol. 142, no. 1, pp. 59–64, Jan. 1995. [20] D. Chenvidhya, K. Kirtikara, and C. Jivacate, PV module dynamic impedance and its voltage and frequency dependencies, SolarEnergy Mater. Solar Cells, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 243–251, 2005.



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