Solar thermal power

Top 5 Common Solar Energy Misconceptions

August 26, 2015

Energy can be a tricky subject – it can generate plenty of heated discussions, with facts often getting jumbled with gossip and misunderstandings. Although going solar is continuing to increase in popularity, a few misconceptions surrounding this ‘new age’ energy source are still continuing to bubble under the surface. Below are five of the most […]

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Solar Thermal: More Efficient, Less Talked About

October 13, 2011

In most countries solar power is often perceived as synonymous with solar photovoltaic (PV), the classic rooftop panels that convert sunlight to electricity through solar cells. But that could be a misconception, says Environmental Protection, since solar thermal, which gets less attention than PV, actually is more efficient. Related Posts:Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power […]

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Hybrid Solar Power Collector Offers Two Solutions in One Device

September 20, 2011

A new product launched by a Turkish solar company called Solimpeks offers an ingenious solution to homeowners who would like to benefit from own solar power. The company’s Volther is a hybrid photovoltaic-solar thermal collector, which produces electricity and hot water simultaneously. Related Posts:Solar Thermal: More Efficient, Less Talked AboutSolar Power Adds Value To PropertiesUnderstanding […]

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Multitasking Features Improve Solar System’s Efficiency

June 1, 2011

Solar power is a great answer to those concerned with emissions and generating their own electricity and heat. True, efficiency is still an issue as PV panels often convert less than 20% of sunlight into electricity. But one California company is maximizing the power of the sun with an innovative, multitasking product. EchoFirst, maker of […]

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World’s First Hybrid Solar Plant Opens in Florida

March 11, 2011

The first hybrid solar power plant in the world was inaugurated in Florida by Florida Power and Light Company at FPL’s Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center. It is one of three solar facilities commissioned by FPL. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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