ENGINEERING RESEARCH PAPERS

solar energy IEEE PAPER 2016




Inserting Photovoltaic Solar Energy to an Automated Irrigation System
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ABSTRACT Photovoltaic solar energy has been gaining market share over the years due to lower prices and to a significant incentive from the government. It is a clean, static and promising energy source, and such technology has been applied to various applications.

Energy analysis of a solar desiccant cooling system
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Abstract:Some alternative and cost effective approaches are needed for space cooling of buildings in order to resolve environmental and economic issues. Desiccant cooling is one of the alternative to conventional air conditioning systems which can solve many problems

Role of Solar Water Heating in Multifamily Zero Energy Homes
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Executive Summary Solar domestic hot-water (SDHW) systems have been installed on buildings for decades, but because of relatively high costs they have not achieved significant market penetration in most of the country. However, as more buildings move toward zero

Thermal Unit Commitment Strategy Integrated with Solar Energy System
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Abstract This paper presents a methodology for solving unit commitment problem for thermal units integrated with solar energy system. The Solar energy source is included in this model due to low electricity cost and environmental issues like Global warming, Greenhouse

Spectral light management for solar energy conversion systems
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Abstract: Due to the inherent broadband nature of the solar radiation, combined with the narrow spectral sensitivity range of direct solar to electricity devices, there is a massive opportunity to manipulate the solar spectrum to increase the functionality and efficiency of

DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL USING USED SEMICONDUCTOR GLASS AND NATURAL DYE: TOWARDS ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CHALLENGE
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ABSTRACT Solar energy is an abundant and accessible source of renewable energy available on earth, and many types of photovoltaic (PV) devices like organic, inorganic, and hybrid cells have been developed to harness the energy. Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (

Solar Energy Analytics Using Internet of Things
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Abstract The current scenario of today's solar energy ecosystem is that, it is highly unstructured and localized. There are about 50 solar power plants in India but none of them are connected in a manner that there would be a method to perform analytical analysis of

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 The large-scale urbanization and technological advancements have induced high demand for energy in nearly every part of the World. As a result the finite source of fossil fuels which is the main source of supply has failed to satisfy this growing need of energy. Not only

Numerical Modelling of Solar Parabolic Trough Receiver Employed for Thermal EnergyStorage System
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Abstract:Solar energy is noted for its high reliability than other systems and allows more energy generation than other renewable resources. Solar Parabolic Trough Collector (PTC) is the most proven industry-scale solar generation technology available today. The

Residential Solar Energy, Property Values and Real Estate
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This work was supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (Solar Energy Technologies Office) of the US Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02- What Needs To Be Studied LBNL Research: What Are The This book provides both the theoretical background and state-of-the-art review of solar-to- chemical energy conversion: the most important technology for energy storage, which is vital for sustainable human life in the future. The theoretical background starts with the concept

Solar energy at high temperatures; researches at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; 25 years of success
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Solarenergy at high temperatures; researches at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; 25 years of success Akiba Segal* In Figure 1 is shown the efficiency of a solar heat thermal collector, receiving solarenergy at various temperatures and at various concentrations.

Effect of Sol-Gel Process Parameters on Optical Properties of CuCoMnOx Selective Coat forSolar Energy Applications
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Abstract: A solar thermal collector collects heat by absorbing sunlight. It has many industrial and domestic applications. The main part of the solar thermal collector is the absorber surface which must have a maximum absorptivity and minimum emissivity of solar

Power and Fresh Water Production by Solar Energy, Fuel Cell, and Reverse Osmosis Desalination
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ABSTRACT This paper presents sizing, energy management strategy, and cost analysis for a configuration consisting of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, fuel cell (FC) storage system, and reverse osmosis (RO) desalination technology for combined power and fresh water Enviroworks have been appointed as independent EAP by the project proponent, Metsimatala CSP Solar Energy (Pty) Ltd, to apply for EA, including a SR, EIA and EMPr, to the DEA for the proposed Metsimatala CSP 150MW Solar Energy Facility, Groenwater No

A Note on Solar Energy Research in Jordan
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Abstract In this paper the status of solar energy research in Jordan is presented and analyzed. Many researchers, politicians, or decision makers may find it valuable and informative. The contribution of Jordanian institutions in the field of solar energy research

Evaluation of obstacles to the expansion of solar energy in the US
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The sun offers the most abundant, reliable and pollution-free power in the world. However, problems, namely the expensive cost and inconsistent availability, have prevented it from becoming a more utilized energy source. Solar power makes up less than 0.5% of all

The Development of the Market of the Production of Solar Energy in Poland and Selected EU Countries in the Years 2009-2014-Comparative Analysis
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Abstract: The paper discusses issues related to the development of solar energy production in Poland and selected EU countries in the years 2009-2014. The analysis of data concerning the production of solar energy in Poland and selected EU countries is

Improved PSO Algorithm based Optimal Operation in Power Systems Integrating Solar and Wind Energy Sources
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Abstract This paper proposes an improved particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm for optimal operation of a power system including the solar and wind energy sources. The algorithm is to minimize operating costs of the hybrid power system. The proposed PSO

Use of Solar Energy in the Automotive Sector
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ABSTRACT With the advent of more Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) on the market, the use and integration of solar electric components in this sector is increasing. Two areas of providing electrical energy into a PHEV are now being exploited, photovoltaic (PV)

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

Constraints on energy release in solar flares from RHESSI and GOES X-ray observations-I. Physical parameters and scalings
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Aims. We constrain energy release and particle acceleration processes in solar flares by means of comprehensively characterizing the physical parameters of both the thermal plasma and the accelerated nonthermal particles using X-ray data. Our aim is to bridge

Integrating Solar Thermal Capture with Compressed Air Energy Storage
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Mass flow of air (charge) 95 kg/s Exergy into pressurised air 430MWh Exergy into high temp. store 720MWh Solar input energy at 350°C 1030MWh Ground area of solar capture ˜ 700m x 700m Page 23. 26 Modelling discharge process Work ongoing on discharge modelling.

Constraints on energy release in solar flares from RHESSI and GOES X-ray observations-II. Energetics and energy partition
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Aims. We derive constraints on energy release, transport and conversion processes in solar flares based on a detailed characterization of the physical parameters of both the thermal plasma and the accelerated nonthermal electrons based on X-ray observations. In

Forecast Renewable Energy for Electricity to Assist Decision Makers with Case study-Economics Solar Energy for Electricity Supply in Rural Areas in Egypt
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Abstract Egypt's energy use has been increasing rapidly as a result of economic growth in the last decade. However, Egypt has a large portion of its population living in rural areas where access to energy is still a challenge. The energy sector is key to Egypt's economic

Energy Efficient Manufaturing Process Of Organic-Inorganic Thin Film Solar Cells
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Abstract-PSCs (Perovskite solar cell), has excited the scientific world due to the fact that it is a cheaper, and potentially more effective, alternative to silicon. It is made of compound CH3NH3PbI3 which is sandwiched between two layers of TiO2 (as ETL electronic

Simulation and Energy Analysis of Thermal Environment of Unassisted Passive Solar House
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Abstract The greenhouse effect it the most basic work principle of the passive solar house The passive solar house provide indoor heating relying on natural circulation, without any other mechanical power, with the excess heat stored in the walls, ceilings and ground hot

Indirect Solar Water Heating in Single-Family, Zero Energy Ready Homes
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Executive Summary Solar water heaters have been installed on homes for decades, but they have not become prevalent in most of the United States. Most of the country is cold enough that indirect solar thermal systems are required for freeze protection, and their average

A Novel Optimization Algorithm for Reliable Energy Generation Based on Wind, Solar and Fuel Cell
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Abstract:Concerns about fuel cost, pollution and global warming has made it necessary to look for new energy solutions. Renewable energies are environmentally friendly, not cheap at the beginning but naturally available at a constant rate and wide spread, unlike fossil

Interlaced impacts of solar radiation energy and amounts of water on some forest trees growth parameters
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Abstract; This study was carried out at Serapium forest at Ismailia governorate and Luxor forest at Luxor governorate. The experiment was conducted to assess the influence of different amounts of water with different Solar Radiation Energy (SRE) on some growth

THERMAL ENERGY ANALYSIS OF SOLAR POWERED VAPOUR ABSORPTION COOLING SYSTEM
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ABSTRACT Solar energy is one of the most efficient, clean and affordable energy alternatives available today. With the current concerns about global warming and ever increasing energy rates, countries are seriously looking for domestic and industrial usage

Easy Solar Photovoltaic Panel as Renewable Energy System Device
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Abstract-Solar power is energy from the sun that is converted into electrical energy. Solar energy is the abundant renewable energy source available, and the Malaysia has some of the richest solar resources in the world. Electric energy is becoming one of the source

Evaluation of Geographical Information System and Intelligent Prediction of Solar Energy
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Abstract:-On-site data records of solar radiation are required for environmentalists and engineers to establish any project related to solar electric power generator systems. Often existing meteorological observing systems provide such required data, however, they

Hybrid Energy Generation Through Vertical Axis Savonius Wind Turbine and Solar Panel
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Abstract The power demand in our country is increased so that there is a consistent power cut in rural areas. This is because of high power consumption by factories and also due to less availability of non-renewable energy resources. So it is a known fact that the

An Emerging Technological Nexus: Solar-Assisted Energy and Environmental Catalysis
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There have been numerous efforts devoted both to generate clean and renewable fuels using earthabundant materials and to attenuate serious environmental impacts associated with greenhouse gas emissions (CO2). Hydrogen is an ideal fuel carrier for the future and

Technological Analysis of a Solar-Wind-Battery-Diesel Hybrid Energy System with Fuzzy Logic Controller
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Abstract:-Viable usage of force is more critical than era of force since power lack is the real issue at present in India. It leads numerous businesses to use the diesel generator comes about contamination and request to fossil fuel. These days numerous businesses and

Improve Energy Efficiency in a House by Solar Control Film Implement in Window Glazing System
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Abstract:In present time the use of solar control film on windows as one of solar passive strategies for residence house have became significant and is ahead recognition. Jabalpur located close to equator is having warm humid climate with long sunshine hours and

Renewable Energy Efficient Solar Lighting System Design for Buildings in UAE
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Abstract:Over the past few years, the electricity consumption in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has beyond double daccording to a study done by the management consultancy and strategy and it is still at a constant rise. Lighting accounts for a major part of this

Flexible Nanoantenna/Tunnel Diode as an Alternative Device to Photovoltaic (PV) Cells for Future Efficient Solar Energy Applications-An Overview
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Abstract:Solar based energy harvesting research has long been an interesting and vital solution to the world's energy needs. Silicon based photovoltaic (PV) cells are very efficient and most common existing technology for solar cells; however it cannot be used to

Stored Energy Solar Stove
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Abstract Our project deals with the fabrication of a solar stored cook stove. No being can live without food. To cook the food heat energy is required. In the present scenario, to get the heat energy, liquefied petroleum gas, kerosene etc. are being used as fuel. These fuels

ENERGY HARVESTING FROM SPACE BASED SOLAR POWER SATELLITE
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ABSTRACT The outer space is the field of huge amount of uninterrupted solar energy, available in the form of light and heat. The future technologies of space based solar power satellites (SBSP) are capable to collect 99% of solar radiation in 24hx7days. In space the

High temperature metal hydrides for concentrated solar thermal energy storage
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Solar energy is the most abundant renewable energy resource that is available and therefore logically represents the most important renewable energy resource to focus our attention upon.target of

Interactive Building Structures as Thermal Storage of Solar Energy
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Abstract Due to the external factors and constant changes as well as the demands of the interior, transparent envelope structures have always been in the focus of research and thus have constantly been tested and subject to various innovations. Therefore, thermal

Design and Analysis of Hybrid Renewable Energy For Solar and Wind Energy Systems
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Abstract: This paper deals with the combination of two renewable energy systems solar and wind is known as hybrid renewable energy (HRES). This type of standalone hybrid energy system is suitable, for the availability of energy throughout the year in rural areas where

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CART MODELING OF SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTORS BY GENETIC PROGRAMMING
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Uniquely constructed technical solution of solar energy collector is presented in this paper. It presents a great breakthrough in the field of energy efficiency and successful exploitation of renewable energy sources. Principle of this high temperature energy storage enables the

Characterization and Experimental Investigation of NaNO3: KNO3 as Solar Thermal EnergyStorage for Potential Cooking Application
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Abstract Household cooking is a major energy intensive activity in most of the Ethiopian households. Replacing the existing inefficient cooking stoves and the polluting energy source with a renewable source of energy plays a paramount role in conserving the

DOMESTIC WATER HEATING WITH SOLAR ENERGY AN ALTERNATIVE TO ENERGYINDEPENDENCE
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Abstract. The analysis based on the climatic conditions of Cluj-Napoca-Romania for the solar collectors included in the study, may allow to conclude that the water heating using the solar energy is a viable solution that allows a family from Romania to ensure its required

Solar Energy Prospecting in Remote Alaska
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Exploitation and utilization of energy resources within the state of Alaska has predominantly and historically centered on its abundance of fossil-fuel deposits including oil, natural gas, and coal. Within the last decade, however, renewable energy technologies have been

EVALUATION OF SOLAR ENERGY INTEGRATION POTENTIAL IN A NEIGHBORHOOD
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ABSTRACT Decision support tools for the integration of solar energy can help cities and communities accelerate the adoption of photovoltaic energy on unutilised buildings' roof space. The objective of this paper is to provide a complete framework for the optimal

Organo-metal-halides: dynamic materials for solar energy conversion
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Organo-metal-halides are still a soaring and exciting field of research. Certified power conversion efficiencies of 20% have been achieved after a very brief period of intensive research. This family of semiconductor materials holds great potential for single junction

Modeling Application of Solar Energy for Construction of Buildings in Architecture of Science and Technology Parks in Iran
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Abstract:Science and technology parks are among human-made structures with a high amount of energy consumption. On the one hand, the constructors of these parks need to provide energy in these spaces and, on the other hand, a huge amount of non-renewable

Shading Effect in Solar Energy and Solar Cell
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Abstract: A new algorithm for the determination of the solar position is proposed. The importance of tracking accurately the position of the sun is evident when considering high concentration thermal systems. In the literature are found many fast algorithms for the

A Solar Powered Water Pumping System with Efficient Storage and Energy Management
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Abstract:This paper presents a standalone solar powered water pumping system with efficient storage and energy management. A single switch DC-DC converter feeding a dc water pump is fed by a photovoltaic (PV) cell. The converter is formed by combining a

Effects of Airtightness and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) on Heating EnergyPerformance of Building Envelope with Trombe Wall
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ABSTRACT This study models the retrofit of a Trombe wall to the southern façade of an existing dwelling in Edirne, Turkey. The existing (uninsulated) heating load of the building is calculated as 88 kWh/m2. After the application of insulation, annual heating load

Design and Development of Perturb Observe MPPT Technique for Solar PV based EnergyConversion System
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Abstract: The use of solar PV based energy conversion system is becoming very common. This energy conversion system still faces the challenge of low efficiency. It becomes essential to extract maximum power from solar PV (Photovoltaic) under all ambient

Solar-Wind Hybrid Energy Generation System
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Abstract:As the race for global industrialization begin late in 18th century, the developing technology made humans to depend on energy, so as the energy crisis begins, in this modern era, electricity become a most essential need of human beings, from household to

IMPACT STUDY OF THE SOLAR ENERGY ON THE ENERGY PERFORMANCES OF THE RURAL HOUSING IN ALGERIA
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ABSTRACT The building sector, which ranks first in terms of electricity consumption for fossil fuels, is a key sector, since it allows an influence on both demands with application of the energy efficiency measures and supply with integration of renewable sources like solar

Cleaning of Swimming Pools Using Solar Energy
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Abstract-In recent years people are showing a great interest in the construction of Swimming pools. People construct swimming pools for personal use or for the commercial propose like Water Parks. To keep pool water clear and healthy, and in addition to avoid the algae and

Solar energy resources potential and sustainable production of biomass energy in Lesotho
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Abstract This paper analyses solar energy resource potential and sustainable production of biomass energy in Lesotho. With daily average solar radiation varying from 5.5 to 7.2 kWh/m2 and about 3,200–4,000 sunshine hours per year, Lesotho's theoretical solar

Improving the Energy Output of a Geothermal/Solar Hybride Energy System
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Abstract In these days Renewable Energy Sources (RES) are becoming increasingly more popular. The key reason for this is, perhaps, the increase of prices in fuel oils and other fossil based energy resources. Another effect is the increase of global warming. This work

Nanostructures for solar energy conversion and sensing
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Abstract The control of shape and properties of nanostructures synthesized on substrates is paramount to the realization of efficient devices. In this talk, we present nanostructures with improved properties for solar energy conversion and sensing. Particularly, we focus on the

INVESTIGATION ON UTILIZATION OF HEAT EXCHANGERS AND SOLAR ENERGY FOR THE DRYING PROCESSES
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Abstract Nowadays the non-renewable energy sources, their availability and consumptions have become the areas of concern due to people's growing needs and utilizations. The current status of the society and environment is to find an energy source which should be

Energy and Exergy Analysis of ETC Based Solar Air Dryer
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Abstract:Most parts of India are blessed with an ample amount of sunshine, with around 300 sunny days per year and the peak value of solar radiations reaching as high as 800 W/m2 to 1000 W/m2. This indicates the potential use of solar radiations for direct thermal

ENERGY AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS LOCATED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALABRIA
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ABSTRACT The aim of the study is to evaluate the electric energy produced by flat-plate and concentrating photovoltaics plants located at the University of Calabria for a total peak power of 1.4 MW. The analyses were conducted using climate data from technical

INVESTIGATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF POLYCRYSTALLINE SILICON SOLAR MODULES IN RELATION TO THEIR GEOGRAPHICAL ORIENTATION
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Abstract: Investigation of the polycrystalline solar modules energy efficiency in relation to their tilt angle and geographical orientation in the real meteorological conditions are presented in this paper. The experimental system comprises five polycrystalline silicon

Electricity Generation by Solar Energy in Turkey: Current State and Outlook
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Abstract: Turkey is in good condition in terms of solar energy because of the fact that, Turkey falls in between 40 degree North and 40 degree South latitude which is called as sunbelt. The potential of producing electric from solar energy is very high in terms of potential of

Future Scope of Solar Energy in India
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ABSTRACT Generation of solar energy has tremendous scope in India. The geographical location of the country stands to its benefit for generating solar energy. The reason being India is a tropical country and it receives solar radiation almost throughout the year, which

HOT CARRIERS EFECTS IN SOLAR CELLS: harvesting energy from non-equilibrium states
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The Hot Carrier solar cell (see Fig. 1) aims to tackle the carrier thermalisation loss after absorption of above band-gap photons. It has the potential to achieve very high efficiencies in a device that is essentially a single junction. Detailed balance calculations indicate

DESIGN OF A RENEWABLE ENERGY OUTPUT PREDICTION SYSTEM FOR 1000MW SOLAR-WIND HYBRID POWER PLANT.
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ABSTRACT: Problems associated with non-renewable energy sources such as fossil fuels make it necessary to move to cleaner renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. But the wind and sun are both intermittent sources of energy therefore accurate forecasts

A Brief discussion on Hole-Transport Materials in Solar energy Conversion
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Abstract: This review article highlights the development in the field of solid-state DSSC as an economical renewable energy resource. To harvest the solar energy the solar cells are being fabricated, with five main components among them a liquid redox electrolyte has

A Practical Method to Determine the Temperature of a Solar Thermal Energy Storage Tank
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Abstract: Solar energy (renewable energy) can play a key role in supplying the increasing energy need of humans and decrease air pollution. The production of hot water in houses for consumption is the most common use of solar energy. In the present study, a solar

Generation of Electrical Energy from Solar Energy: Lessons of Experience from Slovenia Case
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Abstract: Due to the increasing environmental awareness, international agreements and legal regulations that require reducing of carbon emissions and improvement of energy efficiency, there is need to increase the share of renewable energy in the total energy

Study on dye and heavy metal removal and recovery of water from simulated textile effluent utilizing coir pith and solar energy
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targets of the recently launched UN Framework called The Global Goals for Sustainable Development at least four of them are directly related to water. Water scarcity is looming in almost every part of the globe and all the developed

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF WEATHER PARAMETERS AT TWO LOCATIONS FOR VIABILITY OF SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS
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ABSTRACT The aim of this work is to analyze the weather parameters for determination of optimum photovoltaic system slope and viability of solar energy systems at two locations namely Nawabshah, Pakistan and Kuching, Malaysia. In order to achieve the objectives,

ENERGY DEMAND OF DECENTRALIZED STP AND APPLICATION OF SOLAR PV MODULES
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ABSTRACT The study focuses on the potential of solar photovoltaic (PV) for meeting the power requirement of a decentralized sewage treatment plant (STP) in Delhi. Average daily electrical energy consumption of the STP is estimated for designing of solar PV module.

Harvesting Biomechanical Energy Using Pedal Power and Solar Power (Pedaller)
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Abstract:The current needs of the society can be answered by the engineer's for the benefit of the society are alternative energy production, energy conservation, safety, security and helping aids. A lack of exercise is worse for health than being obese, The Daily

Practical Steps in the Design and Analysis of an efficient Off-Grid Solar Power System for Homes: Panacea for the Lingering National Energy Crises
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Abstract: The possibility of employing photovoltaic system in the generation of large and 'clean'Electrical Energy to power, at least, homes has generated a whole lot of global interest in the recent past. In the Nigerian situation, it can be a veritable panacea for her

A review on Black coatings for Solar Energy Storaging Systems
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Abstract: Solar energy, because of its abundance and everlasting nature, has established itself as one of the prime alternate sources of energy which could supplement and may eventually replace the fast depleting conventional sources of energy like fossil fuels and

Modelling of Energy and Exergy Analysis for a Double-Pass Solar Air Heater System
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Abstract–Energy is conserved in every device and in every action we are doing. The energy itself cannot be abandoned nor destroyed. However, energy conservation alone by using the first law of thermodynamics is insufficient in order to depict the internal losses for

" The Power of the Sun Gods: Future of Solar Energy
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Abstract In 1876, William Grylls Adams discovered that the metal selenium produced energy when exposed to the sun: solar energy. Over a half of a century later, all space programs from The United States and The Soviet Union were powered by solar energy. Therefore,

Upgrading both Geothermal and Solar Energy
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ABSTRACT Geothermal energy has many advantages over solar and other renewables. These advantages include: 1) weather-proof; 2) base-load power; 3) high stability and reliability with a capacity factor over 90% in many cases; 4) less land usage and less

BBOXX SMART Solar: a Case for Scalable Off-Grid Energy Services Enabled by IoT
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Abstract: This case study intends to show how Internet of Things (IoT) technology can be used to tackle development challenges by studying the example of BBOXX and its SMART Solar platform as applied to Solar Home Systems. It aims to highlight the benefits of such

Effect of Greenhouse Cages Integrated with using Solar Energy on the Growth Performance on Freshwater Fish
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Abstract:Currently, aquaculture based employment has been impact on fishery industry and gained awareness in worldwide. Northern parts of Thailand, cage fish farming are very important cultivation. It has contributed substantially to livelihoods, food demand,

Solar Water Heating-Performance And Materials Of Rational And Alternative EnergyFundamental For Sustainable Development.
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Abstrat: This article aimed to evaluate energy efficiency and the cost benefit of a solar water heating system-SWHS with 1, 00 m2 of flat solar collector-FPC installed in Smart Home- campus Unioeste, city of Cascavel-PR, the study includes benefits and technological

The Algorithm for Battery Charge Control of Renewable Energy Sources-Wind Turbine andSolar Panel
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Abstract:In this paper the algorithm for battery charge control of renewable energy sources- wind turbine and solar panel. Every operating block is also described with specifying the dependencies. The principle of the charging current limitation that prevents battery failure

Energy and Economic Implications of Solar Photovoltaic Performance Degradation
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Abstract The US housing market has witnessed a rise in the number of low-energy and net- zero energy buildings. Many of them integrate solar photovoltaic (PV) systems to reduce their electricity usage. In predicting the energy performance of a building design and the

The role of institutional entrepreneurship in the creation of regional solar PV energy markets: Contrasting developments in Gujarat and West Bengal124
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ABSTRACT With political initiatives such as the National Solar Mission by Government of India, rapid development of grid connected solar PV energy in India has occurred in the recent times. However, an interesting puzzle is with respect to significant regional

Performance Assessment of a Hybrid Solar-Geothermal Air Conditioning System for Residential Application: Energy, Exergy and Sustainability Analysis
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Abstract This paper investigates the performance of a ground source heat pump that is coupled with a photovoltaic system to provide cooling and heating demands of a zero- energy residential building. Exergy and sustainability analyses have been conducted to

A Hybrid Solar-Wind Energy System with Battery Storage using a New Configuration of Control Strategy with Three Level NPC Inverter
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Abstract: In this paper a novel configuration of a three level neutral point-clamped (NPC) inverter that can integrate solar photovoltaic (PV), Wind with battery storage in a grid connected system is proposed. The strength of the proposed topology lies in a novel

Off Grid Solar Biomass Hydro Hybrid System for Renewable Energy Production for Village Pachori
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Abstract: The paper present a scheme for renewable and alternative sources of electricity remote and tribal village pachori. The proposed work has done with simulation on HOMER software for off grid approache. The ultimate motto of this presented paper is to analysis

Energy Efficient Sustainable Communication System Design for Space Craft Operating in the Coldest Places of Solar System
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Abstract:In this big Universe communication is need of the hour. To make efficient communication system, it must consume less amount of power. So the goal is to maintain less power by changing output load at different frequencies. With change in output load

Twisted magnetic flux bundles as an energy source for major solar flares: II. Interpretation
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Abstract. We studied the evolution of a flare-productive sunspot group NOAA 9236, and found vortex-like motion of satellite sunspots surrounding the main sunspot, which is one of the crucial characteristics of flare-productive groups. We discuss the mechanism of the

Optimum Solar Panel Rating for Net Energy Metering Environment
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Abstract:The advent of new technology and steep fall in cost of photo voltaic (PV) systems has rendered feed-in-tariff (FiT) scheme obsolete. Net energy metering (NEM) is gradually superseding the former as it promotes the growth of mini solar generations at every house.

Wind-Solar Grid connected Renewable Energy System with Series Active Self Tuning Filter
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Abstract:In the present scenario energy resources are being used at an alarmingly high rate. In order to ensure that younger generations are not deprived of their energy usage, India now considers wind and solar as an alternative for future energy demands. In India

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Inserting Photovoltaic Solar Energy to an Automated Irrigation System
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ABSTRACT Photovoltaic solar energy has been gaining market share over the years due to lower prices and to a significant incentive from the government. It is a clean, static and promising energy source, and such technology has been applied to various applications.

Energy, exergy and anergy analysis of a solar desiccant cooling system
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Abstract:Some alternative and cost effective approaches are needed for space cooling of buildings in order to resolve environmental and economic issues. Desiccant cooling is one of the alternative to conventional air conditioning systems which can solve many problems

Solar to Chemical Energy Conversion
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This book provides both the theoretical background and state-of-the-art review of solar-to- chemical energy conversion: the most important technology for energy storage, which is vital for sustainable human life in the future. The theoretical background starts with the concept

Solar Energy Forecast Validation for Extended Areas Economic Impact of Forecast Accuracy
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Abstract:This article evaluates the accuracy of solar energy forecasts as a function of geographic footprint ranging from a single point to regions spanning several hundred km. The forecast models that are evaluated include SolarAnywhere , ECMWF, GFS, HRRR,

Spatial and temporal variability of solar energy
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ABSTRACT This article summarizes and analyzes recent research by the authors and others to understand, characterize and model solar resource variability. This research shows that understanding solar energy variability requires a definition of the temporal and spatial

Utilization of Solar Energy to make RF Based Remote Control Chair for Handicapped
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ABSTRACT In the years to come the need for energy will increase manifold while the reserve of conventional energy will deplete in rapid pace. To meet the growing demand of energy harnessing of non-conventional/renewable energy is the necessity. Among all the

Thermal Control of Stored Grains Insects by Utilizing Solar Energy
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ABSTRACT Storage insect-pests are the major cause of damage and losses in food grain. For prevention of damage and losses by insects infestation, all insects present in the stored product must be eliminated at any stage of their development. Preservation methods

Role of Solar Water Heating in Multifamily Zero Energy Homes
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Executive Summary Solar domestic hot-water (SDHW) systems have been installed on buildings for decades, but because of relatively high costs they have not achieved significant market penetration in most of the country. However, as more buildings move toward zero

Handbook of Solar Energy
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Solar energy is clean, environmentally friendly and freely available over the planet earth. Life on earth also owes its existence to solar energy. Solar energy is used to produce thermal as well as electrical power. If fossil fuels continue to be depleted at the present

Analysis of Latent Heat Based High Temperature Solar Energy Storage Unit
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Abstract The Phase change material based high temperature solar energy storage device is used to produce electricity by means of sterling engine or process heating application. The energy storage is taken place by means of exploitation of latent heat of fusion of material

Energy efficient drinking water purification system using TiO2 solar reactor with traditional methods
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Abstract Waterborne diseases are a major health threat in India. The cost of various water purification systems is also high and need a considerable amount of fuel (wood, LPG etc.) or electrical energy to purify them. Keeping this and the rise in conventional energy prices in

Energy and Exergy Analysis of Hybrid Solar Drying System
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Contemporary Engineering Sciences, Vol. 9, 2016, no. 5, 215 223 HIKARI Ltd, www.m-hikari.com http://dx.doi.org/10.12988/ces.2016.512323 Solar Energy Research Institute, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 43600 Bangi Selangor, Malaysia

A Prediction Model For Solar Energy Generation Built Upon Status Monitoring
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Abstract This paper first presents how to create a data stream of solar power generation from the climate archive open to the public as well as the operation logs accumulated for internal use. Then, a daily prediction model is built to forecast the amount of the future electricity

DYE-SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL USING USED SEMICONDUCTOR GLASS AND NATURAL DYE: TOWARDS ALTERNATIVE ENERGY CHALLENGE
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ABSTRACT Solar energy is an abundant and accessible source of renewable energy available on earth, and many types of photovoltaic (PV) devices like organic, inorganic, and hybrid cells have been developed to harness the energy. Dye Sensitized Solar Cell (

Assured solar energy hot-spots over Indian landmass detected through remote sensing observations from Geostationary Meteorological Satellite
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Quantification of assured solar energy potential is essential to select locations for solar photovoltaic, thermal power plants and to quantify solar power potential. The use of remote sensing observations from geostationary satellite sensors is ideal to capture space-time

Solar energy at high temperatures; researches at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; 25 years of success
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Solarenergy at high temperatures; researches at the Weizmann Institute of In Figure 1 is shown the efficiency of a solar heat thermal collector, receiving solarenergy at various temperatures and at various concentrations.

Spectral light management for solar energy conversion systems
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Abstract: Due to the inherent broadband nature of the solar radiation, combined with the narrow spectral sensitivity range of direct solar to electricity devices, there is a massive opportunity to manipulate the solar spectrum to increase the functionality and efficiency of

An Innovative Method for Thermo Electric Based Energy Harvesting System Using Solar and Wind Energy
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Abstract: Inherent scarcity of thermal sources with a time varying temperature profile is the reason why the Thermo electric-based energy harvesting is not as prominent as its counter- part, thermoelectric generators, in the thermal energy harvesting domain. A practical