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Commercializing solar heating

United States. General Accounting Office

Commercializing solar heating

a national strategy needed : report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar heating.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 66 p. ;
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17819517M

    Solar power is the conversion of energy from sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), indirectly using concentrated solar power, or a trated solar power systems use lenses or mirrors and solar tracking systems to focus a large area of sunlight into a small beam. Photovoltaic cells convert light into an electric current using the photovoltaic effect.   The demand for renewable energy (RE), the threat of global warming and climate change, and the question of how to make the long transition to an economy based on fossil-fuel alternatives are concerns for all societies [].The United Kingdom, for example, will have to generate about 40% of the required electricity from renewable sources by , in order to comply with the legally binding Cited by: 1.

    Solar cookers are very popular in Tibet, not only in the towns and cities but also in rural areas, where alternative fuels are scarce. The reason for this is simple: by reducing the amount of dung used for domestic cooking, more dung is available for other purposes such as space heating, fertilizer or as commodity for trade. The depletion of fossil fuels, increased environmental concerns, rising cost and the demand for clean energy are causing the transformation of energy generation and distribution system, to shift towards the consumption side. Electricity generation sources and distribution systems are drifting from non-renewable to renewable, centralized to decentralized and localized, and traditional grid Cited by: 1.

      Solar Collectors Heating with solar energy is relatively easy—just look at a car parked in the sun with its windows closed. Getting the right amount of heat in a desired location, however.   According to NRG Solar, it pursues a diverse, multi-technology approach to commercializing solar generation, including large-scale concentrated solar thermal and photovoltaic, and distributed solar. The company owns the largest solar photovoltaic plant currently operating in California and has more than 2, MW of solar projects under.


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