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Solar Power

Photovoltaic Module Interconnections

Copper conductors are recommended for almost all photovoltaic system wiring. Copper conductors have lower voltage drops and better resistance to corrosion than other types of comparably sized conductor materials. Aluminum… Read more

Feb 10, 2011 | By Edvard

Photovoltaic Module Interconnections
Solar Power

Solar Energy And Silver

The solar industry isn’t the largest consumer of silver, but it is a growing market that could give silver producers a boost. Most of the markets that silver serves follow… Read more

Jan 07, 2011 | By Edvard

Solar Energy And Silver
Solar Power

Solar Power Tower

Solar power towers generate electric power from sunlight by focusing concentrated solar radiation on a tower mounted heat exchanger (receiver). The system uses hundreds to thousands of sun-tracking mirrors called… Read more

Dec 15, 2010 | By Edvard

Hydropower

Hydro vs. Wind vs. Solar Power?

Matthew Stein, author of When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency wrestles with that very question in his book. Here’s an excerpt: No single… Read more

Dec 11, 2010 | By Edvard

Hydro vs. Wind vs. Solar Power?
Solar Power

Should You Invest in Solar Power?

Solar power is quickly gaining popularity all over the globe. It is growing at a rate of 2% per year, and if the figures continue to grow, solar energy will… Read more

Nov 27, 2010 | By Edvard

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