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Green Power Generation Lecture 6 Geothermal Power 1.

allows it to balance a larger amount of intermittent energy sources on the grid such as wind farms and solar power plants, and to compensate for unscheduled shutdowns of baseload power plants, or brief surges in demand for electricity. 46 Load following power plants Load following power plants, also called intermediate power plants, are in between these extremes in terms of capacity factor, efficiency and cost per unit of electricity They/


Solar Energy Lecture.

80 Scheduled to be completed in 2012 ** DeSoto County, Florida 25 To be constructed by SunPower for FPL Energy, completion date 2009.* Davidson County solar farm 21.5 36 individual structures** Cádiz solar power plant Spain 20.1 36 * Kennedy Space Center, Florida 10 To be constructed by SunPower for FPL Energy, completion date 2010.** * Under construction; ** Proposed http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/


Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Government of India 1.

raw materials required to manufacture cells and modules attract 5% customs duty and CVD.  Vide Custom Notification No. 32/2012 dated 8 th May, 2012 importation of Plant & Machinery for initial setting up of solar power projects is exempted from Additional Custom Duty and the total custom duty leviable has come down from 9.35% to 5.15%.  Vide Notification No. 31/2012/


SYLLABUS: Unit I SOLAR RESOURCES : Passage through the atmosphere; global distribution; optimal system geometry, Insolation amount available on earth;

EnergyPublic Sector Undertakings Data Center DG Set (5 kVA) Battery Bank (60 Nos) Power Center & Inverter Solar Panels (Total 5 kVA) 75 W/Panel 45 Panels Wind Generator (5 kVA) WIND-SOLAR-DIESEL TRI-BRID POWER SYSTEM 64.75% from thermal power plants, 21.73% from hydroelectric power plants,thermal power plantshydroelectric power plants 2.78% from nuclear power plants. nuclear power plants & 10.73% from Renewable Energy Sources. More than 50% of Indias commercial/


Solar Energy: The Ultimate Renewable Resource. What is Solar Energy? Originates with the thermonuclear fusion reactions occurring in the sun. Represents.

% of energy is used for water and space heating. Major factor discouraging solar heating is low energy prices. Solar-Thermal Electricity: Power Towers General idea is to collect the light from many reflectors spread over a large area at one central point to achieve high temperature. Example is the 10-MW solar power plant in Barstow, CA. 1900 heliostats, each 20 ft by 20 ft a/


CREATING HAPPY INDIA Through Swadeshi Energy Industries By V K DESAI TINYTECH PLANTS RAJKOT- GUJARAT WEB: www.tinytechindia.comwww.tinytechindia.com EMAIL:

. Scope in the World- 8 crores. Fuel- Any biomass or wood. Can be converted into solar power plant simply by adding Solar Concentrators. WATER TUBE BOILER SIMPLEST THERMAL POWER PLANT Mono Tube Boiler Steam Engine with Alternator Inherent Advantages of Tiny Thermal Power Plants 1)Only 25% investment per KW of giant power plants. So 4 times capacity can be built from the same investment. 2)Very simple technology. Only/


EUROMED SOLAR WORKSHOP on EU-MENA COOPERATION on Solar Power Side event to the extraordinary session of EMPA Dead Sea/Jordan 2008 Gerhard Knies DESERTEC.

, c.Locations for production: Europe, NA, ME, India, USA, … 3.mass deployment challenges: a.Grids, routes and capacities, injection points to AC grids b.Identification of suitable collector sites, solar atlas c.Power plant operation in desert regions d.labour force for deployment, availability, training e.Competent players for general contractors, f.... Gerhard Knies, EMPA DS 200830 Fast deployment: high modularity or large/


ENERGY RESOURCES Notes and video clips for- Energy: Powering Our Nation.

Nation Most of the Earths energy comes from the Sun This includes solar power, thats obvious, but the energy in coal originally came from the Sun too. Prehistoric plants stored the Suns energy in their leaves, and when they died and eventually formed coal seams/ energy from Uranium is not renewable. Once weve dug up all the Earths uranium and used it, there isnt any more. Solar power - energy from the Sun Weve used the Sun for drying clothes and food for thousands of years, but only recently have we/


CIGS Solar Powered Power Supply and Develop Applications Participating Company : K&K Solar Inc. Project Director : Dr. Jin-ho Park.

based upon daylight hours of seasonal variations In case of indoor farming, it optimizes the growth of plants by setting up a timer to control operating hours of LED lights for the perfect condition of plant growth real-time monitoring data Solar-powered Street lights configuration Solar-powered LED indoor farming Configuration TypePV modulesControllerBattery LED lamp CIG S 48 W CIGS module 7 EA MMPT(Maximum/


Concerns with Indian Power Sector Socio-environmental problems due to over reliance on Coal Power Plants Washington September, 2011 Shankar Sharma Power.

radiation emission during operations and from nuclear wastes for centuries PART II Dangerous Reliance on Coal Power Plants Major Issues with Coal Power Plants  Huge pollution impacts: air, water and land  About 1 acre per MW of land/ Combination of solar, bio-mass and wind energy Germany and Japan >> replacing nukes with RES A case study An identified need to meet 400 MW of additional demand -------------------------------------------------------------- Option I : 400 MW Gundia hydel power plant in WGs /


Carbon Capture, Sequestration & CDM Opportunities in Power Sector Presented By:

Green Environment initiatives. Base line methodologies for variety of Clean and Green Technologies need to be redefined. Hybrid power plant of Wind, Solar & Biomass has been setup which will pave way for sustainable power supply for variety of biomass fuels & environment limitations. Biomass Gasifier (10kW) & Bio-diesel Plant (100 LPD) has been commissioned Green Energy Technology Center has been set up to focus on following/


Emerging Solar Market in India Pranav R. Mehta Chairman Solar Energy Association of Gujarat Solar Market in India, 2012 Seminar Hotel Hyatt Regency, New.

as well A good admix of small and big projects A good admix of small and big projects These Power Plants in space are called Solar Power Satellites or “Solar Sats” They were first designed by NASA 30 years ago These Power Plants in space are called Solar Power Satellites or “Solar Sats” They were first designed by NASA 30 years ago Rotating, Partial Gravity Space Island Station Will Comfortably/


Prof. R. Shanthini Jan 21, 2012 Solar Energy The earth receives a huge amount of energy in the form of solar radiation. On average, it is 1,700 kWh per.

up, the parabolic mirrors would extend over 370 km. - 3000 broken mirrors (mostly by wind) per year are replaced Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_Energy_Generating_Systems Solar Energy Generating Systems (SEGS) consists of nine solar power plants (built between 1984 and 1990) in Californias Mojave Desert, where insolation is among the best available in the US. CSP for electricity generation - parabolic trough Prof. R/


USING RENEWABLE SOLAR ENERGY TO PROVIDE HEAT AND ELECTRICITY A variety of renewable-energy resources are available but their use has been hindered by a.

net energyNeed access to sun Work on cloudy days Low efficiency Quick installation Need electricity storage system or backup Easily expanded or moved No CO 2 emissions High land use (solar-cell power plants) could disrupt desert areas Low environmental impact Last 20–40 years Low land use (if on roof or built into walls or windows) High costs (but should be competitive/


Sunpower & Consultants Private Limited “Sunpower & Consultants Private Limited” has ventured into solar power systems in 2012. It is engaged in consultancy,

Limited” has been awarded back to back PO by M/s Best Towers, Bhopal for job of Installation & Commissioning of solar power plant of 100 KWp at the roof top of Gurudwara, Navasahar, Punjab. The project has been successfully commissioned in March 2013./ Limited” has been awarded back to back PO by M/s Best Towers, Bhopal for job of Installation & Commissioning of solar power plant of 50 KWp at the roof top of Shivalik School, Navasahar, Punjab. The project has been successfully commissioned in June 2013/


Advanced solutions for solar plants Milan Infracon, Head of Solar Center of Competence, June 10th 2012 © MIPL SOLAR PLANT December 14, 2015 | Slide  Sergio.

area  production increase MIPL system optimization Automatic Switching system in dawn, nightfall and clouds © MIPL Solar December 14, 2015 | Slide 25 Solar standard solution Technology improvements Performance/efficiency increased by 0,8% to 2,5% Production increased during the whole day, starting earlier and shutting off later. © MIPL Solar December 14, 2015 | Slide 26 Photovoltaical power plant (PV) Reference plant © MIPL Solar December 14, 2015 | Slide 27


Energy Resources P. Lobosco. Fossil Fuels  Fossil fuels formed hundreds of millions of years ago from the remains of dead plants and animals. The dead.

peak demand. Power Towers  An array of mirrors can be used to focus sunlight onto a boiler mounted on a tower. The sun’s heat converts water in the boiler into steam, which drives a turbine to generate electricity. The first solar plant was called Solar One. / low tides must be more than 16 feet. 40 sites worldwide are suitable including some in the United States. Tidal Power Plant  In a tidal power plant, a low dam is built across the entrance to a shallow bay. As the rising and falling tides cause water/


Towards a People Centric Energy Policy & A case for reduced need for conventional Power Plants ----------------------------------------------------------------------

at community levels Combination of solar, bio-mass and wind energy A case study An identified need to meet 400 MW of additional demand -------------------------------------------------------------- Option I : 400 MW Gundia hydel power plant in WGs COSTS: Direct Financial/ 2032 Total Capacity390,000  There are credible ways of meeting our electricity needs without a large number of conventional power plants !  The society must move resolutely in this direction !!  Half measures will not suffice !!!  A/


Copyright © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Pearson Benjamin Cummings Renewable Energy Sources I – Solar and Biomass.

:360 Copyright © 2008 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Pearson Benjamin Cummings I. Intro to Renewables 4) The energy delivered by solar or wind is intermittent (aka only during windy or sunny days) and hard to store. a) Coal-fired or nuclear power plants operate 75 to 90% of the time – in contrast, wind turbines operate 20 to 35% of the time. Copyright © 2008/


Solar Energy: The Ultimate Renewable Resource Based on a Presentation by Bhavik Shah.

is to collect the light from many reflectors spread over a large area at one central point to achieve high temperature. Example is the 10-MW solar power plant in Barstow, CA. Example is the 10-MW solar power plant in Barstow, CA. 1900 heliostats, each 20 ft by 20 ft 1900 heliostats, each 20 ft by 20 ft a central 295 ft tower a central/


Www.cranfield.ac.uk Dr Christopher Sansom FHEA Reader in Concentrating Solar Power Precision Engineering Institute Cranfield University, UK “Global CSP.

Concentrating systems for: Electricity (energy) generation, Heating and cooling, Desalination, water purification, cooking, and Industrial process heat Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) www.eera-set.eu  50 plants  2305 MW in operation in 2014 Distribution of CSP plants in Spain (2014) CSP PLANTS IN SPAIN Trough plants with thermal storage (82%) www.eera-set.eu 110 MW CRESCENT DUNES, 2013  Location: Tonopah, near Las Vegas (NV)  DNI/


Seawater Desalination Using Renewable Energy: Solar, Geothermal and Wind.

> Innovative processes Energy Requirements Minimize energy requirements by RE, using waste heat and/or energy recovery Thermal desalination energy reduction by co-location with power plant AD  Mesaporous adsorbent, such as silica, is used to adsorb water vapor,  Heat (solar energy) is used to desorb water  Produces two useful effects (cooling and water desalination) with low temperature heat input (~65 o C)  Low/


Presentation on By Anmol Gupta Solar power plant for generation of electricity.

Gupta Solar power plant for generation of electricity Contents 1.Solar power-The scientific power parameters. 2.Need of Solar Energy 3.Available solar energy. 4.Capturing the solar energy- Concentrators. 5.Solar power generation(thermal). 6.Stirling Engine 7.Solar Power Generation voltaic. 8.Solar cell types 9.Maximum Power Point Tracking(MPPT) 10.Performance of Solar Power Plants. 11.Global short term and long term forecast. 12.India and the solar power 13.Engineering Challenges 14.References Solar power/


Contents Who discovered solar energy? Nuclear energy plant Biggest solar energy plant? Sun energy Who discovered solar winds? Biggest Wind power plant.

coast of Japan it produces 8212 megawatts. (setbacks) In 2011 a tsunami destroyed the Nuclear power plant in Japan called Kashiwasaki-kariwa. It took 2 years to rebuild the Nuclear power plant and its doors finally open in 2013. Biggest solar energy plant? The largest solar energy plant can be found in Ivanpah solar electric generated system (ISEGS) in California Mojave desert. It’s able to produce up to/


1 Renewable Energy. 2 Solar Power by Nadia How it works Solar panels are made of silicon. When light hits the silicon, the elections in it start to move.

conscience, raise rates for their customers in order to use solar power because they have a duty to provide the least expensive energy. By Harvey 11 Hydroelectric Power Hydroelectricity is generated by falling water. It’s a very clean and reliable way to produce electricity and doesn’t cost very much. Hydroelectric power plants have a massive dam that blocks a MASSIVE flow of water/


1 B.Sc. 4-Year Programme Scientific Communication Improve Your Writing: Unit 3: The Composition “The Cost of Solar Heat” – H.A. Bethe IYR: LECTURE - 10.

. So the equipments such as boilers, turbines, and mirrors for the solar power plant would cost roughly four times more than the nuclear or fossil-fuel power plant. 7 The solar power plant of one square mile would cost $125 million that includes equipments such / have to use equipments to generate 400 megawatts. c) What would be the cost ration of a solar power plant compared to a nuclear power plant? d) Does the author feel that the mirrors and their electonic drive mechanisms can be built for about/


SOLAR Thermal Energy and APPLICATION to Essential Oil Distillation François Veynandt Doctor of Ecole des Mines Albi France Support course to the Case Study.

Content Low temperature Food processing Thermodynamics Industries Cooling Concentrating Climate Astronomy APPLICATION Essential oil distillation 56 Application: thermodynamics Principle of a thermodynamic cycle: Figure: Schematic of two types of solar thermal tower power plant, showing (a) an open volumetric receiver with steam turbine cycle and (b) a pressurized receiver with combined gas and steam turbine cycle 57 Application: thermodynamics Principle of Stirling motor/


R.K Srivastava Executive Officer 08.03.16 Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Management Centre Department of Power Government of NCT of Delhi.

especially Delhi Jal Board, PWD, health, Education (Higher & TTE), DTC, DSIIDC, DUSIB and all the Municipal Corporations for initiating appropriate action to deploy solar power plants on various government buildings. Delhi Solar Policy Highlights Rooftop Solar Energy Targets for Delhi 27 Delhi Solar Policy Highlights Available tax breaks, benefits and subsidies 28 Accelerated depreciation for commercial/industrial consumers Custom duty concession and excise duty exemptions 10/


Concentración Solar para Producción Térmica y Eléctrica – Desarrollos y Avances Tecnológicos Eckhard Lüpfert, Dr.-Ing. DLR German Aerospace Center Seminario.

Santiago, Chile 7 Sept 2016 DLR.de/SF > Chart 2 > Concentrating Solar Power Plant (CSP) Solar Thermal Power Plant Solar Heat into Conventional Power Cycle >Institute of Solar Research 2016 > E Luepfert, DLR > Seminario CORFO and GIZ 7 Sept 2016 DLR.de/SF > Chart 3 > Concentrating Solar Power – Technology Variants Parabolic Trough – Linear Fresnel – Solar Tower – Dish-Stirling >Institute of Solar Research 2016 > E Luepfert, DLR > Seminario CORFO and GIZ 7 Sept 2016/


Renewable Energy.

/hydro.ppt www.bio.miami.edu/beck/esc101/Chapter14 &15.ppt Tidal Power Plant www.bio.miami.edu/beck/esc101/Chapter14 &15.ppt Wind Power Energy Efficiency Solar Energy Hydropower Biomass Geothermal Sustainability www.bio.miami.edu/beck/esc101/Chapter14 &15/with transport and storage of fossil fuels www.usd.edu/phys/courses/scst601/ geothermal/GeothermalEnergy.ppt Flash Steam Power Plant Fluids above 200 degrees Celsius Fluid is sprayed into tank at lower pressure Fluid rapidly vaporizes Steam drives /


Energy Sources in Siciliy

Energy Water Energy Geothermal Energy Map Power Plants Map Power Plants Hidroelectric Power Plant Solar Power Plant Wind Farm Gas Power Plant Biomass Power Plant Thermal Power Plant Archimedes Project Hydroelectric power plants in Sicily CASUZZE: Palermo - Power Efficiency 9 MW GUADALAMI: Piana degli Albanesi (PA) – Power Efficiency 80 MW SAN CARLO: Burgio (AG) – Power Efficientcy 6 MW POGGIODIANA: Caltabellotta (AG) – Power Efficiency 4,3 MW REGALBUTO: Regalbuto (EN) – Power Efficiency 6,4 MW CONTRASTO/


CREATING HAPPY INDIA Through Swadeshi Industries

. Scope in the World- 8 crores. Fuel- Rice husks, cotton stalks or wood. Can be converted into solar power plant simply by adding Solar Concentrator. SIMPLEST THERMAL POWER PLANT Steam Engine with Alternator Mono Tube Boiler Inherent Advantages of Tiny Thermal Power Plants Only 25% investment per KW of giant power plants. So 4 times capacity can be built from the same investment. Very simple technology. Only Steam Engine + Small/


SOLAR POWER The energy demand will be doubled in the next 30 years Insecurity in energy supplies International tensions A major threat is more urgent to.

produced when the concentrated light is directed onto photovoltaic surfaces or used to heat a transfer fluid for a conventional power plant. Concentrated solar power systems are divided into: concentrated solar thermal (CST) concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) concentrating photovoltaics and thermal (CPT) CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER Concentrated solar thermal (CST) Concentrated solar thermal is used to produce renewable heat or electricity (generally, in the latter case, through steam). CST systems use/


Tripoli, January 2006 1 P. Novak: BIG SUN - solar power from Nord Africa BIG SUN – solar power from Nord Africa PROF. DR. PETER NOVAK ENERGOTECH, LJUBLJANA.

x 2600 m); A= 33,6 m 2 /kW costruction time: 12 months costruction time: 12 months Tripoli, January 2006 P. Novak: BIG SUN - solar power from Nord Africa20 DESIGN CONCEPT To overcome the solar intermitance a HYBRIDIZATION OF SOLAR POWER PLANT is needed. This can be done with: FOSSIL FUEL PPFOSSIL FUEL PP GEOTHERMAL PPGEOTHERMAL PP LOW SPEED WIND TURBINELOW SPEED WIND TURBINE SHORT THERM/


SOLAR CHIMNEY Solar Energy I Physics 471 2001-02-1 Instructor : Prof. Dr. AHMET ECEVIT Presented by : Yusuf SIMSEK.

; http://wire0.ises.org/wire/independents/imagelibrary.nsf/396e928198 80db7dc125680f00443688/1162284EE820787FC1256984004CF03F/ $File/manzanares_air.jpg http://wire0.ises.org/wire/independents/imagelibrary.nsf/396e928198 80db7dc125680f00443688/1162284EE820787FC1256984004CF03F/ $File/manzanares_air.jpg Fig. 10. Solar Chimney Power Plants. Retrieved 30 November 2001 from; http://www.argonet.co.uk/users/bobsier/sola6.htmlhttp://www.argonet.co.uk/users/bobsier/sola6.html Fig. 14. The/


PV Market Trends and Technical Details. All of US has Suitable Solar Resource for Large Scale PV Deployment.

system PVWatts simulations vs. Actual generation analysis  Actual is in line with PV Watts because shading isn’t a large problem for large PV PV Capacity Factor Solar PV Capacity Factor is lower than conventional power plant Capacity Factors due to Diurnal cycle, Weather and Season – Daily effect on PV No sun for about half of each day Daylight sunshine equivalent to Full/


Solar Power - An Emerging Technology by R N Kumar (GM, HOD Protection and Testing) S Naved Masood (Executive, Protection and Testing)

4.5 kWh/m 2 /day Introduction to Solar Power o Basic Fundamentals o Solar Power at NDPL o 1 MW Solar Power Plant at Keshav-Puram. o Interaction of Installed Plants o Upcoming Projects 4 Benefits of Solar Energy o No contribution to global warming or greenhouse/o Project Cost : 19 Cr o Raised Civil Structure : 6 Cr o Solar Panel & Elec. Equipment : ~13 Cr 4 1 MW Plant at Keshav-Puram o 1 MW Solar Power Plant has been commissioned successfully in NDPL Central Stores : Keshav-Puram o Protection Department /


Combined Heat and Power

concerns, particularly climate change. https://store.theartofservice.com/the-combined-heat-and-power-toolkit.html Micro combined heat and power - Overview In a traditional power plant delivering electricity to consumers, about 30% of the heat content of the primary heat energy source, such as biomass, coal, solar thermal, natural gas, petroleum or nuclear power|uranium, reaches the consumer, although the efficiency can be 20% for very/


Solar Energy Presented By: Isah Adamu Bazuwa (099271) Sani khalil (118312)

to generate electricity  Photovoltaic: The direct conversion of sunlight to electricity  Thermal: The use of heat to generate electricity A Photovoltaic Solar Power contains:  Solar Arrays  Inverter  Transformer A Thermal Solar Power Plant contains:  Collector Field  Turbine  Generator  Transformer Using solar energy to cool houses  Passive solar designs can be used to reduce heat input in summer.  Overhangs, awnings, and trees can be used to block the sun/


SOLAR POWER A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOURCE DMRC’s INTITATIVES Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.

load of 200 kmph, which is rare in Delhi. Equipment to monitor sunlight, wind, temperature of site have been installed. Online monitoring of Power Generation (kW, kWh etc.) and weather parameters provided. SOME IMPORTANT FEATURES FIRST 500 KWp SOLAR POWER PLANT IN DWARKA SECTOR-21 METRO STATION ONLINE MONITORING Structure Design was reviewed by DMRC Civil Structure Design Cell. Quality Control of Material and/


1 CONCENTRATING SOLAR COLLECTORS Portland State University Solar Engineering Spring 2008 Carolyn Roos, Ph.D. Washington State University Extension Energy.

Energy of Spain Arizona has goal of 15% renewable energy by 2025. $6 Million Project “First Solar Thermal Parabolic Trough Power Plant Built in The U.S. In Nearly Two Decades to Be Dedicated On Earth Day” (2005) 18 Saguaro Solar Generating Station 1MW - 2005 19 Nevada Solar One 64 MW - 2007 Now producing 64 MW on 140 hectares Located in Eldorado Valley (south of/


R. Shanthini 24 Oct 2011 Source: in 2005 absorbed by land and ocean Solar Energy.

parabolic mirrors would extend over 370 km. - 3000 broken mirrors (mostly by wind) per year are replaced Solar Thermal Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_Energy_Generating_Systems Solar Energy Generating Systems (SEGS) is the largest solar energy generating facility in the world. It consists of nine solar power plants (built between 1984 and 1990) in Californias Mojave Desert, where insolation is among the best available in the/


Work Packages: 1. Technologies (combination of CSP and desalting technologies) 2. Water Resources and Solar Energy Resources 3. Demand Side Scenario 4.

-Effect-Distillation RO: Reverse Osmosis Membrane Desalination WP 1: Technologies Reference Plant Definition MED Solar FieldStorage Power Plant Water Power fuel solar heat heat Combined Heat & Power RO Solar FieldStorage Power Plant Water Power fuel solar heat Power Only Solar FieldStorage MED fuel solar heat Water Power grid Heat Only Solar FieldStorage MED fuel solar heat Water Power grid Heat Only WP 1: Technologies Reference Plant Definition Low temperature, low cost direct heat  Novatec Fresnel and/


Islamic Republic of IRAN

elements and components of solar thermal power plant Projects related to studies and assessments of solar energy technologies Design and construction of Shiraz hybrid solar power plant for capacity of 500 kW. Determining Solar Map for Iran Study of technical and economical feasibility and design of hybrid renewable energy systems(wind, solar, biomass, diesel) Solar water desalination and investigation, technologies and cost reduction Yazd Solar Thermal Power Plant Yazd Solar Power Plant Used land area :900/


© ABB Group June 1, 2015 | Slide 1 ABB solar inverters Complete portfolio with global presence BU LV Drives, Jyrki Leppänen / 31.8.2011.

.8.2011 © ABB Group June 1, 2015 | Slide 2 Agenda  Potential of solar energy  Photovoltaic markets and systems  ABB solar inverter product portfolio  Example cases ABB solar inverters Potential of solar energy © ABB Group June 1, 2015 | Slide 4 Solar power systems System types and technologies Solar energy plants Solar thermal plants Solar thermodynamic plants Solar photovoltaic plants Potential of solar energy What is Photovoltaics (PV)? Photovoltaics means turning daylight directly into dc electricity/


1 Sustainable integration of solar energy in the Mediterranean Roberto VIGOTTI Chair Renewable Committee at IEA and OME.

technology **** Market players, distribution channels Index : 1  very low 2  low 3  average 4  good 5  very good Solar Electricity Generation network evolution Source: IEA PVPS Task 8 VLS-PV Power plant flat plates Springerville, USA (AZ), 4 MWp VLS-PV Power plant thin film panels Solar Electricity Generation technology evolution 1. Wafer based (c- Si, mc-Si) 2.Thin film (a-Si, CIGS, CdTe) 3/


April 30,2004Space Solar Power Workshop1 Space Solar Power and The Great Race to Clean Global Power 3 rd Annual Military Energy Alternatives January 8,

-derived fertilizer. Food can continue to be a major export instead of a fuel provider. Unlike nuclear power plants, SSP will not produce hazardous waste, proliferate nuclear weapons, or provide easy targets for terrorists. Advantages of Space Solar Power April 30,2004Space Solar Power Workshop44 Unlike terrestrial solar and wind power plants, SSP is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in endless quantities. It ignores cloud/


April 30,2004Space Solar Power Workshop1 Designing a Sustainable Energy Transformation Alternative Energy NOW Conference January 23, 2009 Lake Buena Vista,

wheat, are critically dependent on CO2 levels. Weather changes from drought to hurricanes that we are barely beginning to understand. Advantages of Space Solar Power April 30,2004Space Solar Power Workshop33 6.Drought & Competition for Water - Todays average coal- fired power plant withdraws 25,000 gallons of river water to provide an average household with 1,000 kilowatt-hours a month; 31,000 gallons if nuclear/


Energy, Power, & Climate Change

A 400MW coal powered power plant operates with an overall/solar power stations, High cost to output power. http://www.solarsam.com/images/Sun_About_Solar.jpg Hydroelectric Power Source of energy – http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Energy_img045.gif Hydroelectric Power Source of energy – gravitational potential energy of water. Water allowed to flow downhill where the PEKE KE of water  turns turbines generating energy Rapidly expanding with power from hydroelectric plants/


Solar Power is important to Earth. It is the power of life

Btu 6 hours of sun with 40% collector efficiency= 8,191 Btu. For 7 days=57,338 Btu = .4 gallon of crude oil (1 gal. = 140,000 Btu) Electrical Power plant is only 33% efficient. Solar Panel 40% total efficiency 20% loss due to convection 4% loss due to conduction 8% loss due to reflection and glaze absorption 8% loss due to reflection/


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