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See also: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljTJqQ… and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amITBDObBN4 We generated over 400 degrees Celcius (750 Fahrenheit) by gluing small mirrors onto a simple parabolic dish. This is Part 2 of our Concentrated Solar Power experiment. This time, we [More]
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I use a large fresnel lens to test the effect of concentrated sunlight on a solar cell. To keep the solar cell cool I immerse it in mineral oil. I measure the voltage, current and [More]
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Discover Shams-1, the Middle Eastern largest concentrated solar power plant in operation. Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, partnered with French energy company Total and Abengoa. If you want to know more about Abengoa in [More]
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Beyond Zero Emissions intends to transform Australia from a 19th century fossil fuel based economy to a 21st century renewable powered clean tech economy with no carbon emissions. Sharon Shostak met up with some local [More]
Video feature of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), representative of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Created as part of the GIZ project in the framework of the German Climate Technology [More]
CPV Concentrated Photovoltaic is a promising technology but if standard PV cost con tune to drop, CPV will have limited usages. Many companies and research groups are working on cost containment offering a lower per [More]