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Photovoltaic End-Use Application Markets

Photovoltaic markets can be classified based on the end-use application of the technology. The most common PV projects are off-grid applications. Water pumping also represents an important application of PV, particularly in… Read more

Jan 04, 2012 | Edvard

Photovoltaic End-Use Application Markets

How solar collectors works?

Solar energy (solar radiation) is collected by the solar collector’s absorber plates. Selective coatings are often applied to the absorber plates to improve the overall collection efficiency. A thermal fluid absorbs the… Read more

Sep 26, 2011 | Edvard

Solar collector

Long history of solar energy

As with hydropower, solar energy has a long history. Many pre-historic cultures used it to warm their dwellings, dry their clothes, and cure their food. The importance of solar energy was so… Read more

Jul 10, 2011 | Edvard

Figure 1: Mesa Verde cliff dwellings
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